‘What has the European Convention on Human Rights ever done for us: Is it time to repeal the Human Rights Act?’.
This event will take place on Friday, 27 March 2015 from 17:00 to 19:00 at the Lecture Theatre, BPP University, Law School, Waterloo Branch, 137 Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NN.
This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. It is accredited for CPD purposes (2 hours). A reception will follow at 19.00.
If you have any queries or require any help, please email Dr. Özgür H. Çinar firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see the speakers’ biographies as follows:
Andrew Le Sueur is a professor at the School of Law, University of Essex. He is a member of the Jersey Law Commission, currently leading a project on reform of administrative justice in the island. He is a member of the executive committee of the International Association of Constitutional Law and a formal president of the UK Constitutional Law Association.
Bill Bowring is a professor at Birkbeck College, University of London. His research interests include human rights, minority rights, and international law. His research is enriched by his practice as a barrister, taking many cases to the European Court of Human Rights against Azerbaijan, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Russia and Turkey.
Merris Amos is a reader in Human Rights Law at the School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London. Prior to this she was a Lecturer at the University of Essex and Deputy Director of the Human Rights Centre. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the UK Constitutional Law Association.
Roger Scruton is a writer, philosopher and public commentator. He is also a visiting professor at the University of Oxford. In addition, he is a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington and a contributing editor to The New Atlantis.
You can download the poster for this event here: BPP 27 March 2015 event poster.