Monday, 20 June – 6pm – CANCELLED

 We regret that the lecture to be delivered by Professor David Ormerod has had to be cancelled. A new date will be announced in due course. We apologise for any inconvenience. 


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Lecture Venue:  
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies 
Charles Clore House,
17 Russell Square,
London WC1B 5DR 

Tickets not required.



“As if …. The Wonderland of Statutory Hypotheses”. To read the text of the 2015 Lord Renton lecture, given by the Rt Hon. the Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe go to the Library.



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