Act of State - a Guide for Trial Judges

Act of State - a Guide  for Trial  Judges
Date
11 Dec 2018, 17:30 to 11 Dec 2018, 19:00
Type
Seminar
Venue
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Description

Speaker:

The Hon Madam Justice Mary Newbury, a senior judge of the British Columbia Court of Appeal; IALS Inns of Court Fellow 2018.

In this seminar the Hon Madam Justice Newbury will examine how the historically broad and inflexible doctrine of act of state is being reshaped by recent authorities, especially Belhaj (UKSC), from a practical viewpoint aimed at assisting the master or trial judge faced with a defence based on the doctrine.  


This event is free but advance booking is required.

Contact

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