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Abstracts and papers are available below the programme:

Programme

Session 1: September 7th 11.15 - 12.45 Wilkins Room

Equal Justices Initiative Panel Session:

1A  K. Malleson & L. Barmes (QMUL)
       I. Simler (Barrister at Law)
      R. Hunter (Kent)
      L. Moran (Birkbeck)
     H. Sommerlad (Leicester)

Session 2: September 7th 13.45 - 15.15 Wilkins Room

Legal practice and law as a social phenomenon:

2A  B.Willenbacher (Leibniz University):
       'Emile Durkheim, French feminists and the sociological method in the Third Republic'
2A   D. McCallum (Social Sciences & Psychology Victoria University, Melbourne):
        'Law's frailties and the culture of ambivalence'
2B   S. Mercer, C. Rogers & C. Sandford-Couch, (Northumbria ):
       'Ethics in the trial of Oscar Wilde'

Session 3 September 8th 09.30 - 11.00 Wilkins Room

Legal ethics and regulation:
3A  P. Ferguson & F. Raitt (Dundee)
      'Some ethical tensions in the admissibility of scientific evidence in the courtroom'
3B   D. Kershaw (LSE) & R. Moorhead ( Cardiff):
       'High Risk and Hard Cases: Does the Collapse of Lehman Brothers Tell Us Anything About Regulation of the Legal Profession'

Session 4 September 8th 11.30 - 13.00 Wilkins Room

Law in politics: ethics and regulation:

4A  G. Ferris & N. Johnson (Nottingham Trent)
       'Law in politics - the ethics of lobbying'
4B   Donald Nicolson     (Strathclyde)
        Producing Professionals: the Impact of Law Schools and Law Clinics on the Ethical Attitudes of Prospective Lawyers.   
4C   L. Webley ( Westminster)
        'Regulating for equality and diversity in the legal profession in England and Wales'

Available Papers and Abstracts

"Insolvency Bonds: History, Policy and Substance." by John Tribe and Stephen Hunt.
The Ethics of Professional Communication by Graham Ferris and Nick Johnson.
Models of Professional Discipline in Law and Medicine (Or a Tale of Two Professions by Paula Case.
Teaching Legal Ethics UK - a new community of good practice. by Nigel Duncan.
Teaching Legal Ethics: The Problem of Autonomy. by Stuart Toddington.
The Ethical Implications of University Innocence Projects for Education and Criminal Justice. by Stephanie Roberts.
Investigating Miscarriages of Justice in the Twenty-First Century: The Need to Look Ahead. by Hannah Quirk.
'Zealous Advocates? Ethical Dilemmas for Criminal Defence Lawyers' by Tom Smith.
High-Risk And Hard Cases: Lehman Brothers And The Regulation Of Legal Profession by David Kershaw and Richard Moorhead.
Emile Durkheim, French Feminists and the Sociological Method in the Third Republic by Barbara Willenbacher.
Law's frailties and the culture of ambivalence by David McCallum.
Diversity in the Judiciary: the Equal Justices Initiative by EJI group.
Law in politics - the ethics of lobbying by Graham Ferris and Nick Johnson.
Some ethical tensions in the admissibility of scientific evidence in the courtroom by Pamela Ferguson and Fiona Raitt.
Regulating for equality and diversity in the legal profession in England and Wales’ by Lisa Webley.
High Risk and Hard Cases: Does the Collapse of Lehman Brothers Tell Us Anything About Regulation of the Legal Profession by David Kershaw and Richard Moorhead.
Ethics in the trial of Oscar Wilde by Sarah Mercer; Christopher Rogers and Clare Sandford-Couch.
Producing Professionals: the Impact of Law Schools and Law Clinics on the Ethical Attitudes of Prospective Lawyers by Donald Nicolson.