Lord and Lady Woolf of England to Speak at Law School
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Communications & Public Relations
March 15, 2007
The Right Honourable Lord Harry Woolf of Barnes, the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, and his wife, Lady Marguerite Woolf, a local Justice of the Peace in England, will be guests of the law school on April 4 and April 5.
On Wednesday, April 4, Lady Marguerite will give an informal talk entitled, "British Law at the Local Level." She will take questions after her talk.
On Thursday, April 5, Lord Woolf will give a lecture and will answer questions after his talk. Lord Woolf was the first Lord Chief Justice to be President of the Courts of England and Wales. He has been a non-permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Kong since 2003. He was outspoken in his final judicial post. He spoke out against the Constitutional Reform Act, and severely questioned recent constitutional reform. He joined Blackstone Chambers as a mediator and arbitrator immediately after he retired in 2005. On February 25, 2007, he was inaugurated as the first President of the Qatar Financial Centre Civil and Commercial Court, in Doha Qatar.
This is a great opportunity to hear distinguished international guests discuss British law.