The University of Birmingham’s annual ‘Issues in Criminal Justice’ lecture series begins on Wednesday 4 March with a speech from the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Rt Hon Lord Igor Judge.

Lord Judge’s talk is entitled ‘The Sentencing Decision’ and will start at 5pm.

The lecture series continues with Dame Anne Owers, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons, on Tuesday 17 March and the Rt Hon Jack Straw MP on Thursday 21 May. 


Notes to Editors

1. A copy of the Lord Chief Justice’s speech will be available shortly before the lecture on 4 March. 

2. The lecture takes place at the University of Birmingham’s Law School.  You are invited to send a representative.  Please call the press office for accreditation.

For further media information

Kate Chapple, Press Officer, University of Birmingham, tel 0121 414 2772 or 07789 921164.