Human Rights, Civil Liberties and Democracy: JSHRN Annual Human Rights Conference 2009

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Date / time
Date(s) - 14/03/2009
9:45 am - 5:45 pm

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer


This conference for law students, trainee solicitors and pupil barristers discussed human rights, civil liberties and democracy and addressed topical issues such as anonymous witnesses, counter-terrorism, the European arrest warrant, secret evidence and a British bill of rights. Speakers included Baroness Helena Kennedy QC and Tom Hickman as well as JUSTICE policy staff. The event concluded with a student led debate on bills of rights, with JSHRN members on the panel. See below for the full programme and presentations from the conference.