THE CAMBRIDGE LECTURES 2019

Queens' College
University of Cambridge, England

June 30 - July 6, 2019

SUNDAY, JUNE 30

12:00 p.m.

Check-in at Queens' College, University of Cambridge

12:00 - 2:30p.m.

Buffet Luncheon - Bar/Conservatory

7:00 p.m.

Dinner - BBQ - Lyons Court

Welcome: The Honourable Justice Robert Sharpe, Chair and President of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies and Justice of the Court of Appeal for Ontario


MONDAY, JULY 1

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast - Dining Hall

9:00 a.m.

Lectures - Fitzpatrick Hall

“Is the International Rule of Law Dying?”
Lecturer: Professor Stephen J. Toope, O.C., Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge

11:00 a.m.

Health Break - Lyon Court

11:30 a.m.

“Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why it Matters Now”
Lecturer: Alan Rusbridger, Principal, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford

1:00 p.m.

Luncheon - Dining Hall

2:15 p.m.

“Brexit, Populism and Human Rights”
Lecturer: Professor Conor Gearty, London School of Economics

4:15 p.m.

Group Photograph of Delegates and Lecturers, Walnut Tree Court (Weather Permitting)

5:30 p.m.

Reception - Walnut Tree Court
Host: HE Ms. Janice Charette, High Commissioner for Canada to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - To Be Confirmed

7:00 p.m.

Dinner - Dining Hall


TUESDAY, JULY 2

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast - Dining Hall

9:00 a.m.

“Reflections on Four Decades of Judging”
Lecturer: The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C., C.C., Retired Chief Justice of Canada

10:30 a.m.

Health Break - Lyon Court

11:00 a.m.

“Breaking Up Is Hard To Do – Brexit and Constitutional Law”
Lecturer: Lord David Pannick QC, House of Lords and Blackstone Chambers

12:30 p.m.

Luncheon - Dining Hall

2:00 p.m.

To be determined
Lecturer: Helen Mountfield QC, Principal, Mansfield College, University of Oxford, and Matrix Chambers

4:15 p.m.

Group Photograph of Delegates and Lecturers - Walnut Tree Court (Rain Date)

7:00 p.m.

Dinner - Dining Hall


WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast - Dining Hall

9:00 a.m.

To be determined
Lecturer: Elizabeth Denham CBE, Information Commissioner, United Kingdom

10:30 a.m.

Health Break - Lyon Court

11:00 a.m.

“Eve was Shamed: How British Justice is Failing Women”
Lecturer: Baroness Helena Kennedy of The Shaws QC, House of Lords and Doughty Street Chambers

12:30 p.m.

Luncheon - Dining Hall

2:00 p.m.

NO SCHEDULED LECTURES

FREE EVENING

No Dinner in Dining Hall


THURSDAY, JULY 4

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast - Dining Hall

9:00 a.m.

“A Red, White and Blue Brexit”
Lecturer: Professor Catherine Barnard, Trinity College, University of Cambridge

10:30 a.m.

Health Break - Lyon Court

11:00 a.m.

“‘Riding’ Driverless Cars”
Lecturer: The Honourable Judge Guido Calabresi, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School

12:30 p.m.

Luncheon - Dining Hall

2:00 p.m.

“Civility and Collegiality”
Lecturer: The Right Honourable Richard Wagner, P.C., Chief Justice of Canada

7:00 p.m.

Dinner – Dining Hall


FRIDAY, JULY 5

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast - Dining Hall

9:00 a.m.

“Constitutional Morality: The Rise of India’s World Court”
Lecturer: Dr. Menaka Guruswamy, Lawyer at the Supreme Court of India and Columbia Law School

10:30 a.m.

Health Break - Lyon Court

11:00 a.m.

“The Courts and the Public: Accessibility and Communication”
Lecturer: Lord Robert Reed, Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

12:30 p.m.

Luncheon - Dining Hall

2:00 p.m.

“Good Judgment: Making Judicial Decisions”
Panel: Guy J. Pratte, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and The Honourable Justice Robert J. Sharpe, Court of Appeal for Ontario

7:00 p.m.

Dinner - Dining Hall


SATURDAY, JULY 6

6:30 a.m.

Coffee and croissants for early morning departures - Dining Hall

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast - Dining Hall

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