Landmarks: Magna Carta on Trial: 28 July

New Zealand Centre for Public Law

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 from 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM (NZST)

Wellington, New Zealand

In a trial to commemorate its 800th year, Magna Carta was charged with being “irrelevant and obsolete”.

Presiding Judge:
Hon Justice William Young, Judge of the Supreme Court

Jack Hodder QC, Barrister
Mihiata Pirini, Senior Legal and Policy Adviser, Law Commission

Liesle Theron, Partner, Meredith Connell
Pita Roycroft, Student, Victoria University of Wellington

This event was part of the NZ Centre for Public Law’s Landmarks series, commemorating a number of significant legal anniversaries: NZ Bill of Rights Act (25 years, Sep 2015); Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 (40 years; Oct 2015); Entick v Carrington (250 years; Nov 2015).

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