Repairing shattered lives - juvenile brain injury and the justice system' Prof Huw Williams

Date:13/2/2013

Speaker: Prof Huw Williams

Repairing shattered lives - juvenile brain injury and the justice system' byProf Huw Williams given on 13th Feb 2013.

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Tam Bailie lecture 22 Jan 2013

Date:22/1/2013

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Tam Baillie is Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People and his job is to make sure all children and young people in Scotland have their rights respected. Giving a lecture entitled 'Troubling young people - what's to be done with them?' given on 22nd January 2013.

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Howard League Criminology McAra Lecture

Date:11/12/2012

Speaker: Professor Lesley McAra

“A Society of Captives� New findings from the Edinburgh study of youth transitions and crime. Edinburgh Law School, Centre for Law and Society in association with the Howard League Scotland. Lecture by Prof Lesley McAraLecture Theatre LT175, University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL.5:30pm Tuesday 11 December 2012

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Nagoya Protocol Workshop Day 2 Session 1

Date:3/12/2011

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The workshop aims to analyse the implications of the Nagoya Protocol for different areas of international law: international environmental law, trade, IPRs, human and indigenous rights, global health governance, and food security. In addition, the workshop will explore the implementation challenges arising from the Protocol in different regions (the EU and its Member States, Africa, Asia and Latin America) and the perspectives of different groups of stakeholders (indigenous and local communities, the research community, the private sector, and legal advisors involved in international development cooperation projects).

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Nagoya Protocol Workshop Day 2 Session 2

Date:3/12/2011

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The workshop aims to analyse the implications of the Nagoya Protocol for different areas of international law: international environmental law, trade, IPRs, human and indigenous rights, global health governance, and food security. In addition, the workshop will explore the implementation challenges arising from the Protocol in different regions (the EU and its Member States, Africa, Asia and Latin America) and the perspectives of different groups of stakeholders (indigenous and local communities, the research community, the private sector, and legal advisors involved in international development cooperation projects).

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Nagoya Protocol Workshop Day 1 Session 3

Date:2/12/2011

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The workshop aims to analyse the implications of the Nagoya Protocol for different areas of international law: international environmental law, trade, IPRs, human and indigenous rights, global health governance, and food security. In addition, the workshop will explore the implementation challenges arising from the Protocol in different regions (the EU and its Member States, Africa, Asia and Latin America) and the perspectives of different groups of stakeholders (indigenous and local communities, the research community, the private sector, and legal advisors involved in international development cooperation projects).

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Nagoya Protocol Workshop Day 1 Session 1

Date:2/12/2011

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The workshop aims to analyse the implications of the Nagoya Protocol for different areas of international law: international environmental law, trade, IPRs, human and indigenous rights, global health governance, and food security. In addition, the workshop will explore the implementation challenges arising from the Protocol in different regions (the EU and its Member States, Africa, Asia and Latin America) and the perspectives of different groups of stakeholders (indigenous and local communities, the research community, the private sector, and legal advisors involved in international development cooperation projects).

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Nagoya Protocol Workshop Day 1 Session 2

Date:2/12/2011

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The workshop aims to analyse the implications of the Nagoya Protocol for different areas of international law: international environmental law, trade, IPRs, human and indigenous rights, global health governance, and food security. In addition, the workshop will explore the implementation challenges arising from the Protocol in different regions (the EU and its Member States, Africa, Asia and Latin America) and the perspectives of different groups of stakeholders (indigenous and local communities, the research community, the private sector, and legal advisors involved in international development cooperation projects).

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Ideological Post-positivism

Date:1/6/2011

Speaker: Professor Karen Petroski (St. Louis University), Dr Cormac Mac Amhlaigh (University of Edinburgh)

Discussant: Professor Karen Petroski (St. Louis University) / Respondent: Dr Cormac Mac Amhlaigh (University of Edinburgh)Prof. Petroski compares the work of the late Neil MacCormick and Bruno Latour, mapping similarities and differences and fleshing out to what extent both of them seem to commit to what Norberto Bobbio called 'Ideological post-positivism'.

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Methodological Post-postitivism

Date:1/6/2011

Speaker: Professor Giorgio Pino (University of Palermo), Professor Gianluigi Palombella (University of Parma)

Discussant: Professor Giorgio Pino (University of Palermo) / Respondent: Professor Gianluigi Palombella (University of Parma)Prof. Pino discusses the relationship between positivism and the separability thesis, and to what extent post-positivism represents an attempt to go beyond the actual scholarship.

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Theoretical Post-positivism

Date:1/6/2011

Speaker: Prof. Thomas Bustamante (Federal Univesity of Minas Gerais), Dr Claudio Michelon (University of Edinburgh)

Discussant: Prof. Thomas Bustamante (Federal Univesity of Minas Gerais) / Respondent: Dr Claudio Michelon (University of Edinburgh)Prof. Bustamante seeks to defend in his talk Neil MacCormick's post-positivistic turn, by considering the arguments brought against it and replying.

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Professor Zenon Bankowski's Valedictory Lecture

Date:1/6/2011

Speaker: Professor Zenon Bankowski

To mark the occasion of his retirement after 37 years at Edinburgh Law School, Professor Zenon Bankowski delivers his Valedictory Lecture 'The long goodbye: life in and out of the Law'.

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Prisoners Voting Rights - A Debate

Date:31/5/2011

Speaker: Moderator: Prof. Antony Duff (University of Stirling)

Moderator: Prof. Antony Duff (University of Stirling)Proposing: Professor Richard Sparks (University of Edinburgh), Professor Jonathan Simon (University of Berkely, California)Opposing: Mr James Chalmers (University of Edinburgh), Mr Jamie Bennett (University of Edinburgh and Govenor of HM Prison Morton Hall)A full-fledged debate on prisoners voting rights, moderated by Professor Antony Duff. A lively discussion cutting across law, politics and morality which reaches well beyond the academic environment.

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The Form of Constitutional Adjudication in the EU

Date:31/5/2011

Speaker: Professor Gareth Davies (University of Amsterdam), Professor Michelle Everson (Birkbeck, University of London)

Discussant: Professor Gareth Davies (University of Amsterdam) Respondent: Professor Michelle Everson (Birkbeck, University of London)

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The Mythological Legitimacy of Constitutional Adjudication

Date:31/5/2011

Speaker: Mr Ross Carrick (University of Oxford), Professor Michelle Everson (Birkbeck, University of London)

Discussant: Mr Ross Carrick (University of Oxford) / Respondent: Professor Michelle Everson (Birkbeck, University of London)

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A Deliberative Theory of Adjudication for the Court of Justice?

Date:31/5/2011

Speaker: Professor Neil Walker (University of Edinburgh), Professor Michelle Everson (Birkbeck, University of London)

Discussant: Professor Neil Walker (University of Edinburgh) / Respondent: Professor Michelle Everson (Birkbeck, University of London)

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The Grammar of Customary Law

Date:30/5/2011

Speaker: Professor Jeremy Webber

Professor Jeremy Webber, from The University of Victoria, Australia, presents an original and comprehensive account of law and its relationship with social practices.

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Professor Lesley McAra Inaugural Lecture: Crime and Punishment in a Small Nation: Why Penology Matters

Date:15/12/2009

Speaker: Professor Lesley McAra

Professor Lesley McAra, Chair of Penology delivers her inaugural lecture as part of the "Women in Law" centenary.

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Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law Lecuture, Ruth Adler Lecture: 'Human Rights: Ethic for our Anxious Age'

Date:16/10/2009

Speaker: Professor Conor Gearty

Ruth Adler lecture in Human Rights law: 'Human rights: ethic for our anxious age', given by Conor Gearty,  Professor of Human Rights Law, London School of Economics.

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Lecture in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon: 'Crumbs from Under the Master's Table'

Date:12/6/2009

Speaker: Lord Hope of Craighead

Lord Hope's lecture, delivered in honour of the  contribution of Sir Gerald Gordon to Scots criminal law, considers how  Scots law should deal with the problem of corroborating a victim's  account of events in prosecutions for sexual offences.

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W.A. Wilson Lecture: 'Scotland's First Woman Law Graduates 1909: An Edinburgh Centenary'

Date:2/6/2009

Speaker: Professor Hector MacQueen

Celebrates the LL.B graduations of Eveline MacLaren and Josephine Gordon Stuart on 2 April 1909. Given at the Playfair Library, Old College.

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Brodies Lectures in Environmental Law: 'The Water Framework Directive and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive'

Date:29/1/2009

Speaker: Professor Ellen Hey

'The Water Framework Directive and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive: New Relationships between EU and International Law'Lecture given by Professor Ellen Hey, Head of Department of Public International Law, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, at Edinburgh School of Law.

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Professor Neil Walker's Inaugural Lecture

Date:18/11/2008

Speaker: Professor Neil Walker

Professor Neil Walker's Inaugural Lecture took place in the Playfair Library, Old College."Out of Place and Out of Time: Law's Fading Co-Ordinates"Introduced by Professor Sir Timothy O'Shea.

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Brodies Lectures in Environmental Law: 'The Role of Environmental Courts in Developing Environmental Law: The Administrative Law Dimension'

Date:5/3/2008

Speaker: Dr Liz Fisher

Lecture given by Dr Liz Fisher, Fellow, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, on 5 March 2008 at Edinburgh Law School. Running time: 0:42:15.

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Professor Sir Neil MacCormick: Valedictory Lecture

Date:28/1/2008

Speaker: Professor Sir Neil MacCormick

Valedictory Lecture given by Professor Sir Neil MacCormick on 28 January 2008, at the Playfair Library, University of Edinburgh, on 'Just Law'.Introduced by Professor Timothy O'Shea, Principal of the University of Edinburgh; and by Professor Nicola Lacey, LSE.Running time 1:10:18.

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Brodies Lectures in Environmental Law: 'Thinking Globally, Acting with Scotland'

Date:15/1/2008

Speaker: Mike Russell, MSP

Lecture given by Mike Russell, MSP, Minister for Environment, Scottish Government, on 'Thinking Globally, Acting with Scotland', on 15 January 2008 at Edinburgh Law School. Running time: 0:35:08.

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Justice Scalia Tercentenary Lecture

Date:11/12/2007

Speaker: Justice Antonin Scalia

Justice Scalia is a law graduate of Harvard University and a former Law Professor. He has served for over 20 years as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. In his Tercentenary Lecture, Justice Scalia explores the theme of judges as moral censors of democratic choice.

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The Tercentenary W.A. Wilson Lecture: 'The Strange Habits of the English'

Date:23/11/2007

Speaker: Lord Hope of Craighead

The Tercentenary W.A. Wilson Lecture, given by Lord Hope of Craighead, on 'The Strange Habits of the English', in the Playfair Library, University of Edinburgh, on 23 November 2007. Running time: 0:37:36.

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Professor Neil Walker: 'Europe's Midlife Crisis'

Date:22/11/2007

Speaker: Professor Neil Walker

Joint event of the Europa Institute and the Centre for Law and Society. A lecture by Professor Neil Walker on 'Europe's Midlife Crisis', given at Edinburgh Law School on 22 November 2007. Running time: 1:02:55.

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Tercentenary Chiene Lecture: 'Conserving Culture and Copyright'

Date:27/9/2007

Speaker: Professor W.R. Cornish

The Tercentenary Chiene Lecture, given at the Playfair Library, University of Edinburgh, on 27 Seotember 2007 by Professor W.R. Cornish (University of Cambridge), on 'Conserving Culture and Copyright: A Partial History'. Running time 0:56:09.

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Jonathan Simon Seminar: 'Governing Through Crime, and New Labour'

Date:24/9/2007

Speaker: Professor Jonathan Simon

Talk given by Professor Jonathan Simon (University of California, Berkeley) at the seminar, 'Governing Through Crime, and New Labour: Policy Transfer or a Common Culture of Control?', held at the University of Edinburgh, on 24 September 2007. Running time 0:41:09.

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Podcasts in Legal Theory: 2

Date:3/7/2007

Speaker: Professor Zenon Bankowski, Dr Claudio Michelon, Maksymilian Del Mar and Oche Onazi

In this second edition, Maksymilian Del Mar talks with Professor Zenon Bankowski, Dr Claudio Michelon, and research student Oche Onazi.  Running time 0:38:15.

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W.A. Wilson Memorial Lecture 2007: 'Two Rival Theories of Mixed Legal Systems'

Date:27/6/2007

Speaker: Professor Vernon Palmer

Professor Vernon Palmer (Thomas Pickles Professor of Law, Tulane University), 'Two Rival Theories of Mixed Legal Systems', given on 27 June 2007 at the Playfair Library, University of Edinburgh. Running time 1:04:03.

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Podcasts in Legal Theory: 1

Date:5/6/2007

Speaker: Professor Sir Neil MacCormick, Dr Sundram Soosay, Maksymilian Del Mar and Conrado Hubner Mendes

In this first edition, Maksymilian Del Mar talks with Professor Sir Neil MacCormick, Dr Sundram Soosay, and Conrado Hubner Mendes. Running time 0:34:08.

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Tercentenary Centre for Law and Society Lecture: 'America and its Death Penalty'

Date:19/4/2007

Speaker: Professor David Garland

The Tercentenary Centre for Law and Society Lecture, given on 19 April 2007 at the School of Law, University of Edinburgh, by Professor David Garland (NYU) on 'America and its Death Penalty'. Running time 0:58:13.

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Tercentenary Brodies Lecture: 'Making Sanctions Effective'

Date:22/3/2007

Speaker: Professor Richard Macrory

The Tercentenary Brodies Environmental Law Lecture, given at the Playfair Library, University of Edinburgh, by Professor Richard Macrory (UCL) on 'Making Sanctions Effective'.Running time 1:10:38.

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Tercentenary Mitchell Lecture: 'An Ever Closer (and Ever Larger?) Union Among the Peoples of Europe?'

Date:1/3/2007

Speaker: Ms Eleanor Sharpston, Q.C.

The Tercentenary Mitchell Lecture by Ms Eleanor Sharpston, Q.C., Advocate General of the European Court of Justice.'An Ever Closer (and Ever Larger?) Union Among the Peoples of Europe?'Running time 1:14:00.

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Tercentenary Lecture: 'The Origins of Edinburgh Law School'

Date:9/2/2007

Speaker: Professor John W. Cairns

The lecture was given as part of the Law School's Tercentenary Lecture series, at Old College.Sponsored by Turcan Connell. Running time 1:04:45.

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Tercentenary Event Lecture: 'Legal Education in the Seventeenth-Century Netherlands: The Background to the First Edinburgh Chair'

Date:9/2/2007

Speaker: Dr Margreet Ahsmann

Lecture given by Dr Margreet Ahsmann, Vice-President of the Court of Justice, Rotterdam on 'The Foundation of the Faculty in Historical Context' Conference, a Tercentenary Event. Running time 1:07:11.

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Tercentenary Event Lecture: 'Eighteenth-Century Natural Law in Scottish, British and European Perspective'

Date:9/2/2007

Speaker: Professor Knud Haakonssen

Lecture given by Professor Knud Haakonssen, Professor of Intellectual History and Director, Centre for Intellectual History, University of Sussex on 'The Foundation of the Faculty in Historical Context' Conference, a Tercentenary Event. Running Time 0:56:13.

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Inaugural Lecture of Professor Anne Griffiths: 'Working for Justice'

Date:30/1/2007

Speaker: Professor Anne Griffiths

Chair of Anthropology of Law. The lecture is entitled, 'Working for Justice: Comparative Reflections on Family Law', and was recorded at the University of Edinburgh on 30 January 2007. Running time 0:49:22.

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Tercentenary Lecture: 'Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations'

Date:18/1/2007

Speaker: Professor Sir Neil MacCormick

The lecture was recorded in the Playfair Library, Old College, on 18 January 2007, with an Introduction by Lord Cullen.Sponsored by Turcan Connell.Running time 1:00:34.

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MacCormick Lectures 2006: 'Does the European Union have a Constitutional Future?'

Date:8/12/2006

Speaker: Professor Sir Neil MacCormick

The lecture was recorded at Edinburgh Law School, on 8 December 2006. Recording length 1:00:34.

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Inaugural Lecture of Professor Jo Shaw: 'Citizenship and Constitutionalism in the European Union'

Date:31/10/2006

Speaker: Professor Jo Shaw

Salvesen Chair of European Institutions. The lecture is entitled, 'Citizenship and Constitutionalism in the European Union - What Role for Political Rights?', and was recorded at Edinburgh Law School on 31 October 2006.

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Inaugural Lecture of Professor Richard Sparks: 'Anxiety, Legitimacy and the Shape of Criminology'

Date:30/5/2006

Speaker: Professor Richard Sparks

Chair of Criminology. The lecture is entitled, 'Anxiety, Legitimacy and the Shape of Criminology', and was recorded at the University of Edinburgh on 30 May 2006.

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