The 2018 Seminar

The tenth Gerald Gordon seminar on criminal law, supported by the Clark Foundation and the Faculty of Advocates, took place in the John Macintyre Building at the University of Glasgow on Thursday 7 June 2018. The following papers were presented:

The seminar was followed by a public lecture, delivered by Lady Scott, a Senator of the College of Justice, on "Reflections on judicial development of the criminal law – a history of retreat and resistance?". The text of Lady Scott's lecture is available to download: Scott Lecture.

Lady Scott's lecture was accompanied by the launch of the first JUSTICE Scotland Working Party report, on Legal Assistance in the Police Station. Lord Eassie, the Chair of the Working Party, chaired Lady Scott's lecture and gave a brief introduction to the report.