J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Second Annual Conference - UK & Ireland Chapter

UK & Ireland Chapter Special Conference

Downing College, Cambridge (constituent College of the University of Cambridge)

Friday 11th August 2017

8am – 6.30pm, Dinner in beautiful Downing College Hall at 7.30pm

FREE TO attend - ticket registration required: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/jrcls-uk-ireland-special-conference-2017-downing-college-cambridge-tickets-36012068065.

Please join us in Cambridge, England - whether you will be there over the summer or can make the trip!

On Friday 11th August 2017, the UK & Ireland Chapter are hosting a special  conference on the rule of law at Downing College, Cambridge - a beautiful, green and leafy Cambridge College renowned as the pre-eminent College at which to study law at the University of Cambridge. Conference delegates are invited, as special guests of the Chapter, to dine at a formal dinner in the Downing College Hall, a beautiful, award-winning Georgian Hall, at the conclusion of the day.

Special Keynote Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will speak on “Religious Liberty, a Foundation Freedom”.

Keynote Judge Thomas B. Griffith, US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and non-partisan Chief Legal Officer to the Senate at the Impeachment Trial of President Bill Clinton, will give his reflections on lessons learnt during this seminal moment in US constitutional history in, “The Impeachment of a President: Reflections on a Constitutional Crisis”.

There will be a wealth of other highly distinguished speakers and panellists including:

  • Baroness Elizabeth Berridge of the UK House of Lords and co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on International Freedom of Religion
  • Judge J. Clifford Wallace, Senior Judge, US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit 
  • D Gordon Smith, Dean, BYU Law School
  • Professor David Kirkham, Academic Director BYU London Centre
  • Professor W. Cole Durham, Founding Director ICLRS 
  • Elder Lance B. Wickman, General Counsel for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints
  • Randy Guynn, Davis Polk LLP, NY, amongst others

A masterclass on negotiation will be Led by English barrister, Karl D. Hirst and one of Wales’ leading family law partners, Katie McColgan – come and hone your skills!

Both the conference and dinner are FREE to attend but tickets are required (link above) and are extremely limited so please book without delay!

We look forward to welcoming you to Cambridge, England in August!


Posted: 2017-03-09