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The Lord Rodger Memorial Lecture: Constitutional Principle and the Rule of Law
Thursday 29 October 2020
02:00pm - 03:00pm
The Rt Hon Lord Carloway (Colin John MacLean Sutherland)
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The Lord Rodger Memorial Lecture on "Constitutional Principle and the Rule of Law".

The Royal Faculty's biennial Lord Rodger of Earlsferry Memorial Lecture will be held on Thurs 29 Oct. 2020 by Zoom from 2pm-3pm

We are delighted that the Lord President of the Court of Session, Lord Carloway has agreed to deliver this lecture on the topic of - Constitutional Principle and the Rule of Law.
The Lord President will explore recent developments in constitutional law from the perspective of the Scottish courts.

The speech will last between 30 and 40 minutes with 20 minutes or so afterwards for a Q&A session.


About the Speaker

The Rt Hon Lord Carloway Colin John MacLean Sutherland


The Rt Hon Lord Carloway (Colin John MacLean Sutherland)

Lord President and Lord Justice General

Lord Carloway was appointed Lord President and Lord Justice General in December 2015 having held the position of Lord Justice Clerk and President of the Second Division of the Inner House from August 2012.
He is a graduate of Edinburgh University (LLB Hons) and was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1977. He served as an Advocate Depute from 1986 to 1989 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1990. From 1994 until his appointment as a Judge he was Treasurer of the Faculty of Advocates. He was appointed a Judge in 2000.
He was editor of “Green’s Litigation Styles”. He contributed the chapters on “Court of Session Practice” to the Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia and both “Expenses” and “Decrees and Interlocutors” in Court of Session Practice.
He led a review of the law and practice in light of the United Kingdom Supreme Court's decision in the case of Cadder v HM Advocate. His report into criminal law and practice was published in November 2011.
Lord Carloway was the joint editor of “Parliament House Portraits: the Art Collection of the Faculty of Advocates” and is a former president of the Scottish Arts Club.

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