The 2011 Seminar

The third Gerald Gordon Seminar on Criminal Law, supported by the Clark Foundation for Legal Education and the Faculty of Advocates, took place in the Sir Charles Wilson Seminar Rooms at the University of Glasgow on Tuesday 7th June 2011. The speakers were:

  • Clare Connelly (Glasgow): "Killing violent men"
  • Christine Kelly (Glasgow): "Sheriff William Watson of Aberdeen: pioneer of diversionary systems for young offenders in Victorian Scotland"
  • Professor Clare McGlynn (Durham): "'I just wanted him to hear me': rape and the possibilities of restorative justice"
  • Jane Scoular (Strathclyde): "Regulating prostitution: beyond criminal law"
  • Professor Bob Sullivan (University College London): "Causation and criminal responsibility"
  • Dr Sarah Summers (Zurich): "The confession as a mitigating factor and the right to a fair trial"