Episodes
On 7 November 2003, Sir Kenneth Keith (Senior New Zealand Court of Appeal Judge) delivered the third Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Sovereignty at the Beginning of the 21st Century - Fundamental or Outmoded?". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including a transcript, is...
Published 12/17/19
On Friday 18 October 2019, Lady Brenda Hale delivered the 2019 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Principle and Pragmatism in Public Law". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law website...
Published 10/21/19
On Friday 18 October 2019, Lady Brenda Hale delivered the 2019 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Principle and Pragmatism in Public Law". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law website...
Published 10/18/19
On Friday 19 October 2018, The Rt Hon. Beverley McLachlin delivered the 2018 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Rule of Law in a Dangerous World". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available...
Published 10/23/18
On Friday 19 October 2018, The Rt Hon. Beverley McLachlin delivered the 2018 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Rule of Law in a Dangerous World". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available...
Published 10/23/18
On Friday 24 February 2017, The Honourable Mr Justice Singh delivered the 2017 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Divided by a common language: British and American perspectives on Constitutional Law". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event,...
Published 02/28/17
On Friday 24 February 2017, The Honourable Mr Justice Singh delivered the 2017 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Divided by a common language: British and American perspectives on Constitutional Law". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event,...
Published 02/28/17
On Friday 4 March 2016, Sir Stephen Sedley delivered the 2016 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "The lion beneath the throne: law as history". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law website...
Published 03/09/16
On Friday 4 March 2016, Sir Stephen Sedley delivered the 2016 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "The lion beneath the throne: law as history". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law website at:...
Published 03/09/16
On Friday 27 February 2015, Laureate Professor Cheryl Saunders of the University of Melbourne delivered the 2014 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Devolution. Federation. Constitution. From here to where?". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the...
Published 03/03/15
On Friday 27 February 2015, Laureate Professor Cheryl Saunders of the University of Melbourne delivered the 2014 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Devolution. Federation. Constitution. From here to where?". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the...
Published 02/27/15
On Friday 21 February 2014, Conor Gearty of LSE and Matrix Chambers, delivered the 2014 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Not in the Public Interest". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law...
Published 02/25/14
On Friday 21 February 2014, Conor Gearty of LSE and Matrix Chambers, delivered the 2014 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Not in the Public Interest". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law...
Published 02/21/14
On Friday 15th February 2013, Judge Jean-Paul Costa, former President of the European Court of Human Rights, delivered the 2013 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "The Relationship Between the European Court of Human Rights and National Constitutional Courts?". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information...
Published 03/18/13
On Friday 15th February 2013, Judge Jean-Paul Costa, former President of the European Court of Human Rights, delivered the 2013 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "The Relationship Between the European Court of Human Rights and National Constitutional Courts?". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information...
Published 02/18/13
On Friday 6th May 2011, Professor Jeremy Waldron delivered the 2011 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "The Rule of Law and Human Dignity". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law website at...
Published 06/06/12
On Friday 21st May 2010, the Honourable Michael Beloff QC delivered the 2010 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "A View from the Bar". Mr Beloff explained his views of development of the barrister's profession over the last forty years. The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture,...
Published 06/06/12
On Friday 8th May 2009, John G Roberts Jnr (Chief Justice of the United States) delivered the 2009 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Abraham Lincoln and the Supreme Court". Mr Roberts was introduced by Lord Woolf. The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from...
Published 06/06/12
On 15th May 2001, the Hon Justice Sandra Day O'Connor delivered the inaugural Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Altered States: Federalism and Devolution at the 'Real' Turn of the Millennium". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including a transcript, is available from the...
Published 06/06/12
On Friday 4th May 2012, the Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Laws delivered the 2012 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "The Good Constitution". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law website at...
Published 06/06/12
On Friday 4th May 2012, the Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Laws delivered the 2012 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "The Good Constitution". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law website at...
Published 05/08/12
On 7th November 2003, Sir Kenneth Keith delivered the inaugural Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Sovereignty at the Beginning of the 21st Century - Fundamental or Outmoded?". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including a transcript, is available from the Centre for Public...
Published 04/18/12
On 15th May 2001, the Hon Justice Sandra Day O'Connor delivered the inaugural Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Altered States: Federalism and Devolution at the 'Real' Turn of the Millennium". The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture, including a transcript, is available from the...
Published 04/18/12
On Friday 21st May 2010, the Honourable Michael Beloff QC delivered the 2010 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "A View from the Bar". Mr Beloff explained his views of development of the barrister's profession over the last forty years. The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. More information about this lecture,...
Published 02/22/12
On Monday 9th May 2005, The Hon Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States) delivered the 2005 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Looking Beyond our Borders: The Value of a Comparative Perspective in Constitutional Adjudication". Justice Ginsbury was introduced by Alison Richard, Vice-Chancellor of the University. The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball...
Published 02/01/12