Public Interest in UK Courts: Half Day Conference

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October 17th, 2011

A Half day Conference disseminating the results of an ESRC funded study

Canada Room, QUB, 9:30 - 2:00 p.m., 22nd OCtober 2011


Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore, UK Supreme Court


  • Professor John Morison, School of Law, Queen's University belfast - "An Introduction to Public Interest"
  • Professor Linda Mulcahy, Law Department, London School of Economics - "Precedent and Public Good"
  • Professor Greg Magarian, Washington University School of Law, St Louis, USA - "Three Public Interests in U.S. Defamation Law"
  • Professor Gordon Anthony and Dr Dimitrios Douka, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast - "Public Interest in the UK Courts: Its Various Uses"

Admission is free

A sandwich lunch will be provided. If you would like to attend please reserve your place with Deaglan Coyle (; tel 028 9097 3472). Space is limited and reservations are required and will be allocated on a priority basis.


This conference is CPD accredited by the Law Society of Northern Ireland and by the Bar Council of Northern Ireland and attracts four points.


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