6th April 1999





Lawyers from all over the UK will take the opportunity to get the lowdown on the new Human Rights Act at a seminar to be held in Lincoln next month.


The seminar is being staged jointly at the university campus on Thursday 20th May by Justice and the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside.


The half-day seminar will look at the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on criminal law, family law and employment law and how it will alter legal practice for a great many lawyers in the UK.


Speakers will include Jonathan Cooper of Justice, criminal law barrister Quincy Whitaker and family law barrister Stewart Leech.


The seminar begins at 3.30pm and will end at 9pm.


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For more information contact:


Jez Ashberry

Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886042


or Janette Porteous

Department of Law

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886284