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Speech by Mr Justice Baker: A matter of life or death


Oxford Shrieval Lecture on 11 October 2016

“The Oxford Shrieval Lecture is a comparatively recent tradition stretching back, I think, for 12 years or so. But High Court Judges have been travelling out to Oxford on circuit for centuries administering justice and hearing the most serious cases. A substantial number of those involved decisions about life and death…”

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