50 Cambridge L.J. 580 (1991)
Cambridge University Law Society 1990-1991

handle is hein.journals/camblj50 and id is 602 raw text is: Cambridge Law Journal, 50(3), November 1991, pp. 580-581
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CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LAW SOCIETY
1990-1991
Honorary President: The Rt. Hon. The Lord Oliver of Aylmerton
Senior Treasurer:  Mr. John Collier (Trinity Hall)
President:         Lisa Peacock (Peterhouse)
Vice-President:    Matthew Hellens (Clare)
Treasurer:         Jennifer Payne (Jesus)
Secretary:         Matthew Newman (Clare)
Social Secretary:  Deborah Simpson (Robinson)
Master of Moots:   Tanya Caliman (Peterhouse)
Magazine Editors:  Nicola Piggott (Peterhouse)
Justine Thornton (Robinson)
Ball Secretary:    Douglas Tulley (Emmanuel)
Publicity &        Carolyn Hughes (Clare)
Distribution:    Nick Tucker (Clare)
The Society's year has been organised in direct response to world
affairs and great legal change on an international, national and local
level.
War in the Gulf dominated the Lent Term programme: the
Foreign Secretary, the Rt. Hon. Douglas Hurd Q.C., M.P. was
forced to cancel his visit to the Society at the eleventh hour. A lively
forum was nevertheless held to discuss the Relevance of International
Law in Modern Society, with contributions from Sir Arthur Watts,
Professor Ian Brownlie Q.C., John Toulmin Q.C. and Dr.
McCoubrey of Nottingham University.
On the national level, the emphasis of the Society's events fell
on individual rights and our responsibilities as future practising
lawyers. Forums on Defamation and Press Freedom with Charles
Wintour, Lord Justice Russell, Richard Hartley Q.C. and Peter
Carter-Ruck, and on Police Accountability with His Honour Judge
Francis Petre, Peter Winship Q.P.M. and Stephen Grosz were well-
attended. Mr. Justice Owen, a pioneer of the new law of marital
rape, gave a lively insight into criminal elements of Family law. The
Attorney-General, the Rt. Hon. Sir Patrick Mayhew Q.C., M.P.,
addressed an audience of 150 students on the topic of the Separation
of Powers. The study of law in Cambridge, also in a state of

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