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Previous speakers in the series have included:

  • February 2016 - Hilary Heilbron QC in conversation with Dr Ruth Herz, about her biography of her mother, Rose Heilbron, the first female QC and one of the first women to be appointed as a high court judge.
  • January 2016 - Adam Mars Jones in conversation with Dr Ruth Herz, about his recently published memoir of his father, high court judge Sir William Mars Jones
  • October 2014 - Niilo Jääskinen (Advocate General of the European Court of Justice) discussing "What do we have the right to know? The case law of the European Court on fundamental rights in the age of the internet"
  • November 2013 - Mr Justice Cranston discussing 'The art of judgment'
  • October 2013 - Isobel Williams who discussed drawing the UK Supreme Court.  See her blog for images.
  • The Hon. Justice Edwin Cameron of the Constitutional Court of South Africa in converation with Lady Justice Mary Arden.
  • Sir Terence Etherton Lord Justice of Appeal on Religion, the Rule of Law and Democracy and 'Reason, Revelation and Discrimination'
  • Dame Mary Arden, Lady Justice of the English Court of Appeal
  • Sir John Dyson and Sir Stephen Sedley both Lord Justices of the Court of Appeal
  • The Honourable Michael Kirby recently retired Justice of the High Court of Australia
  • The Honourable Justice Edwin Cameron of the Constitutional Court of South Africa
  • Dr Ruth Herz, retired judge who from 1974 served as a judge in a Youth Court in Cologne and from 2001-2005 was 'the judge' in a German reality TV show, 'Youth Court'.
  • Judge Takeshita of the Shizuoka District & Family Court Japan
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