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Postgraduate Masterclass: The Rule of Law

24 May 2016

Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
Venue: Room 313, Third Floor, Law Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, E1 4NS United Kingdom

Professor Brian Tamanaha (Visiting Professor, Queen Mary University of London) will deliver a special Masterclass for Postgraduate students on the Rule of Law. Professor Tamanaha is the author of many prize-winning books, including The Rule of Law: History, Politics, Theory (2004). Students need to register to receive the pre-circulated material. Priority will be given to PhD students.

This event is hosted by the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC).

Professor Brian Tamanaha

About the Speaker

Professor Tamanaha is a renowned jurisprudence scholar and the author of eight books and numerous scholarly articles, including his groundbreaking book, Beyond the Formalist–Realist Divide: The Role of Politics in Judging. His articles have appeared in a variety of leading journals, and his publications have been translated into eight languages. Also an expert in law and society, he has delivered lectures in Brazil, Indonesia, Japan, France, the Netherlands, Colombia, Singapore, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. He spent a year in residence as a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Professor Tamanaha is the recipient of several book prizes and awards, including Professor of the Year, and a frequent speaker and lecturer at legal conferences throughout the United States and abroad. His professional affiliations include serving as a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Law and Society Association. Before becoming a law professor, he clerked for the Hon Walter E Hoffman, US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He also practiced law in Hawaii and Micronesia, where he served as legal counsel for the Micronesian Constitutional Convention, Assistant Attorney General for the Yap State and Assistant Federal Public Defender for the District of Hawaii. He then earned a doctorate of juridical science at Harvard Law School.

Directions

For directions to the venue, please refer to the map.

How to book

This event is free but prior booking is required. Priority will be given to PhD students. Additional LLM student registrations may be made available at a later date.. Register online via Eventbrite.

Contact

For more information on this event, please email lawevents@qmul.ac.uk.


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