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Wednesday, 1 December 2010
Roscoe Lecture 2010 - Lord Justice Leveson speaks of Criminal Justice in the 21st century
Lord Justice Leveson delivered the 2010 Roscoe lecture in Liverpool on 29th November. His speech - entitled "Criminal Justice in the 21st Century" - may be read here. He considers a number of important issues which will need to be addressed.