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The Importance of Judicial Independence to the Rule of Law
Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Reception 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Program 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Program Fee:
$60 for Members | $110 for Non-Members

Description:
Join us for a conversation with Hon. Stephen Breyer, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice and Lord John Dyson, retired Justice of the UK Supreme Court and Master of the Rolls, and Justice Beverly McLachlin, Former Chief Justice of the Canadian Supreme Court, as they discuss the importance of judicial independence and the rule of law.

Welcome:
Roger Juan Maldonado, President, New York City Bar Association

Introduction:
Philip J. Kessler Chair and President of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, US
  
Speakers:
Hon. Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court (participating via Skype)
Lord John Dyson, Former Justice, U.K. Supreme Court and Master of the Rolls
Justice Beverly McLachlin, Former Chief Justice, Canadian Supreme Court

Moderator:
Murray Hunt, Director of the Bingham Centre, a barrister, Oxford professor, and advisor to Parliament

Sponsoring Association Committees:
United Nations Committee, Michael D. Cooper, Chair
Task Force on the Independence of Lawyers and Judges, William August Wilson, III, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Organizations:
The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law


American College of Trial Lawyers Foundation

 

Where:
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

 

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