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A British Interpretation of Convention Rights: Lord Irvine of Lairg, The Lord Chancellor 1997-2003

14th December 2011

Presented by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law and UCL Judicial Institute

*****Please note the change of venue*****

Professor Dame Hazel Genn DBE QC
, Dean of UCL Faculty of Laws & Co-Director of UCL Judicial Institute
Professor Sir Jeffrey Jowell KCMG QC, Director of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

Lord Irvine of Lairg
, The Lord Chancellor 1997-2003

What is this event about?
This will be the first time that Lord Irvine, architect of the Human Rights Act 1998, has publicly commented on his intent behind Section 2, and its subsequent interpretation.

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