On Tuesday 25th June, I will be speaking at a conference at the University of Manchester, organised by the Society of Legal Scholars and Oxford University Press, on the subject of “Teaching Public Law in Academia”. I will be speaking to the title: “Topicality – a blessing or a curse?” The following is a draft
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If you are interested in studying Law at Cambridge, you may like to know that on Wednesday 3rd, Thursday 4th and Friday 5th July, St Catharine’s College (where I am Director of Studies in Law) will be holding events specifically aimed at prospective Law students. The St Catharine’s Law event on Wednesday 3rd July coincides
The Belmarsh case illustrates a series of fundamental points about how the UK constitution works — and provides an excellent starting-point for anyone who is interested in public law.
I gave a talk earlier today to the Cambridge Sixth Form Law Conference on “Why the British constitution is weird (and interesting)”. The slides that accompanied the talk can be found here. I am posting these mainly for the benefit of those who attended the talk (as they probably do not make much sense on their
This week, the Law Faculty at Cambridge University will host a debate between Lord Sumption, a Justice of the Supreme Court, and Graham Virgo, who is a Professor at the Faculty here. The debate was sparked by remarks made by Sumption last year. He is reported to have said: I think that it is best
This guest post is by Jack Williams, who studied Law at both St Catharine’s College, Cambridge (graduating with a First Class honours degree in 2012) and Hertford College, Oxford (graduating with a Distinction in the BCL in 2014). He was a College Lecturer at Brasenose College, Oxford in 2014-15. In this blog, he offers suggestions — by way of a letter to himself as a new Law student — about how to study Law.