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The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. The lecture series is hosted by the Centre for Public Law (CPL).

The Cambridge Faculty of Law has a long tradition of outstanding scholarship in Constitutional and Administrative Law as can be seen from the contributions of E.C.S. Wade, Stanley de Smith and Sir William Wade. Today a significant number of Faculty members continue to have research interests in these fields and in the area of regulation and regulatory systems. The main aim of the CPL is to promote research in the area of public law, and to develop into a research centre of national and international reputation.

For more information about the David Williams Lectures, and the CPL, please see the CPL website at http://www.cpl.law.cam.ac.uk/

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The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University. The lecture series is hosted by the Centre for Public Law (CPL).

The Cambridge Faculty of Law has a long tradition of outstanding scholarship in Constitutional and Administrative Law as can be seen from the contributions of E.C.S. Wade, Stanley de Smith and Sir William Wade. Today a significant number of Faculty members continue to have research interests in these fields and in the area of regulation and regulatory systems. The main aim of the CPL is to promote research in the area of public law, and to develop into a research centre of national and international reputation.

For more information about the David Williams Lectures, and the CPL, please see the CPL website at http://www.cpl.law.cam.ac.uk/

    'Sovereignty at the Beginning of the 21st Century - Fundamental or Outmoded?': The 2003 Sir David Williams Lecture (audio)

    'Sovereignty at the Beginning of the 21st Century - Fundamental or Outmoded?': The 2003 Sir David Williams Lecture (audio)

    On 7 November 2003, Sir Kenneth Keith (Senior New Zealand Court of Appeal Judge) delivered the third Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Sovereignty at the Beginning of the 21st Century - Fundamental or Outmoded?".

    The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University.

    More information about this lecture, including a transcript, is available from the Centre for Public Law website at:

    https://www.cpl.law.cam.ac.uk/sir-david-williams-lectures

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    'Altered States: Federalism and Devolution at the 'Real' Turn of the Millennium': The 2001 Sir David Williams Lecture (audio)

    'Altered States: Federalism and Devolution at the 'Real' Turn of the Millennium': The 2001 Sir David Williams Lecture (audio)

    On 15th May 2001, the Hon Justice Sandra Day O'Connor delivered the inaugural Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Altered States: Federalism and Devolution at the 'Real' Turn of the Millennium".

    The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University.

    More information about this lecture, including a transcript, is available from the Centre for Public Law website at http://www.cpl.law.cam.ac.uk/sir_david_williams_lectures/

    This entry provides an audio source for iTunes U.

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    'Principle and Pragmatism in Public Law': The 2019 Sir David Williams Lecture

    'Principle and Pragmatism in Public Law': The 2019 Sir David Williams Lecture

    On Friday 18 October 2019, Lady Brenda Hale delivered the 2019 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Principle and Pragmatism in Public Law".

    The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University.

    More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law website at:

    http://www.cpl.law.cam.ac.uk/sir-david-williams-lectures

    • 44 min
    'Principle and Pragmatism in Public Law': The 2019 Sir David Williams Lecture (audio)

    'Principle and Pragmatism in Public Law': The 2019 Sir David Williams Lecture (audio)

    On Friday 18 October 2019, Lady Brenda Hale delivered the 2019 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Principle and Pragmatism in Public Law".

    The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University.

    More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law website at:

    http://www.cpl.law.cam.ac.uk/sir-david-williams-lectures

    This entry provides an audio source for iTunes.

    • 44 min
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    'Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Rule of Law in a Dangerous World': The 2018 Sir David Williams Lecture

    'Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Rule of Law in a Dangerous World': The 2018 Sir David Williams Lecture

    On Friday 19 October 2018, The Rt Hon. Beverley McLachlin delivered the 2018 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Rule of Law in a Dangerous World".

    The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University.

    More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law website at:

    http://www.cpl.law.cam.ac.uk/sir-david-williams-lectures

    • 51 min
    'Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Rule of Law in a Dangerous World': The 2018 Sir David Williams Lecture (audio)

    'Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Rule of Law in a Dangerous World': The 2018 Sir David Williams Lecture (audio)

    On Friday 19 October 2018, The Rt Hon. Beverley McLachlin delivered the 2018 Sir David Williams Lecture entitled "Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Rule of Law in a Dangerous World".

    The Sir David Williams Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest lecturer in honour of Sir David Williams, Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University.

    More information about this lecture, including photographs from the event, is available from the Centre for Public Law website at:

    http://www.cpl.law.cam.ac.uk/sir-david-williams-lectures

    This entry provides an audio source for iTunes U.

    • 51 min

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