JUSTICE Scotland Annual Human Rights Day Lecture 2021
JUSTICE Scotland’s Annual Human Rights Day Lecture will return on 21 January 2021 with a discussion on the Human Rights Act.
Twenty years of the Human Rights Act: a Scottish Perspective will feature a panel of four top speakers, chaired by Lord Hodge, Deputy President of the Supreme Court.
Over the evening, the panel will be discussing the impact and future of the Human Rights Act, focusing on:
- The original aim of the Human Rights Act presented by Professor Jim Murdoch
- The view from the courts presented by Lord Hope of Craighead KT
- The development of a human rights culture presented by Shelagh McCall QC
- The future for human rights in Scotland presented by Professor Nicole Busby
The event will be on Zoom and joining details will be sent to registered attendees closer to the event date.
Last year’s lecture detailed the plight of the Chagos Islanders.