The eighth Gerald Gordon seminar on criminal law, supported by the Clark Foundation and the Faculty of Advocates, took place in the Sir Charles Wilson Seminar Rooms, University of Glasgow, on Thursday 9 June 2016, when the following papers were presented:

  • Linn Döring (Max Planck Institute, Freiburg): "Criminalising Social Workers for Failures in Child Protection Cases in Germany and England"
  • Professor Pamela Ferguson (Dundee): "Whither Criminal Procedure?"
  • Dr Matt Gibson (Liverpool): "When is a Religious Practice a Crime?"
  • Professor John Jackson (Nottingham): "Is There a Need for Special Counsel in Criminal Proceedings?"
  • Professor Nicola Lacey (LSE): "In Search of Criminal Responsibility: Ideas, Interests and Institutions?"
  • Dr Hannah Quirk (Manchester): "Historical Sex Abuse Enquiries and the Criminal Justice System: Guilty or Innocent; Who Decides?"