Rethinking our thinking: 21st century justice by the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett of Maldon

Scales and a hammer represent criminal justice

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Tuesday 5 March 2019


The Lord Chief Justice’s lecture on ‘Rethinking our Thinking: 21st Century Justice’, discussed how the judiciary is helping to shape the most ambitious courts and tribunals modernisation programme in over 100 years.

Following the Lord Chief Justice’s address, Professor Richard Percival from the School of Law and Gul Nawaz Hussain QC, Bank House Chambers shared their thoughts on the modernisation of the judiciary.

Following the discussion, Louise Glover, Director of Civic Engagement, School of Law chaired a Q&A from the audience.

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