The second Cambridge Public Law Conference—which I am convening with John Bell, Jason Varuhas and Shona Wilson Stark—is to be held in September 2016. The theme of the conference is to be: The Unity of Public Law? We are delighted to have assembled an outstanding line-up of keynote speakers, including:

  • Prof TRS Allan (Cambridge)
  • Prof Johannes Chan (Hong Kong)
  • Prof Danwood Chirwa (Cape Town)
  • Dame Sian Elias (Chief Justice of New Zealand)
  • The Hon Robert French (Chief Justice, High Court of Australia)
  • Prof Claudia Geiringer (Wellington)
  • Prof Janet Hiebert (Queen’s Ontario)
  • The Hon Grant Huscroft (Court of Appeal for Ontario)
  • Prof Aileen McHarg (Strathclyde)
  • Prof Pratap Bhanu Mehta (Centre for Policy Research)
  • Lord Reed (UK Supreme Court)
  • Prof Cheryl Saunders (Melbourne)
  • Prof Peter L Strauss (Columbia)

The call for abstracts remains open until 11 December 2015. If you are interested in speaking at the conference, please consult the conference website for information about how to submit an abstract. Doctoral students may wish to note that we have established a fee-waiver programme for PhD candidates whose papers are accepted.

Posted by Mark Elliott

Mark Elliott is Professor of Public Law at the University of Cambridge, a Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and Legal Adviser to the House of Lords Constitution Committee. All views on this blog are expressed in a purely personal capacity.