This year's Clarendon Law Lectures took place in May and were given by Professor Jane Stapleton DCL - Master of Christ’s College Cambridge, an Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College and an Emeritus Distinguished Professor of the Australian National University (ANU).

Professor Stapelton gave three lectures on 'Taking the Judges Seriously', 'Tort Law's Cooperation Principle and Commercial Arrangements' and 'Causes and Consequences in the Common Law'. (please click on titles to view abstracts)

The lecture series is co-hosted with Oxford University Press.

Please find the recordings for the 2018 Clarendon Law Lectures (given by Professor Jane Stapleton) below.

Taking the Judges Seriously

Tort Law's Cooperation Principle and Commercial Arrangements

Causes and Consequences in the Common Law

 

About Jane

Jane Stapleton DCL is Master of Christ’s College Cambridge, an Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College and an Emeritus Professor of the Australian National University (ANU). Originally trained as a scientist, she resigned a postdoctoral post in Cambridge to retrain as a lawyer, first at the ANU then at Oxford where she taught for many years. She subsequently held posts at the University of Texas and the ANU.

Professor Stapleton is a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, an Honorary Bencher of Gray's Inn, a Council Member of the American Law Institute, an Honorary Fellow of St John’s College Cambridge and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. She is a recipient of: the Association of American Law Schools’ Prosser Award which honours those "who have made an outstanding contribution to the world of tort law scholarship”; and the American Bar Association’s Robert B. McKay Law Professor Award which honours “attorneys who have shown commitment to the advancement of justice, scholarship and the legal profession, demonstrated by outstanding contributions to the fields of tort and insurance law”.

About the Clarendon Law Lecture Series

The Clarendon Law Lectures Series has been running for many years with several distinguished guest speakers taking the platform, including the likes of Lord Collins of Mapesbury, Professor Harold Koh and Professor Ernie Weinrib. The series covers three lectures given over a week or two week period and are normally held in Michaelmas Term of each academic year although there are exceptions to this. The lecture series is co-hosted with Oxford University Press.