Invitation from the Jamaican High Commission
June 6, 2012
Jamaica fifty years on: the case for fundamental change
As Jamaica celebrates 50 years of independence, its leading international lawyer, Judge Patrick Robinson argues it is time to replace the Monarchy with a Jamaican Republic. Judge Robinson, President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, makes the case for a radical change in Jamaica's relationship with its former colonial rulers including an end to the Privy Council's powers over the judicial system.
Please join us for this ground-breaking lecture.
'Monarchy, Republicanism and the Privy Council'
Date and time: Tuesday, 19th June 2011 — 6:00pm
Place: University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London
Judge Patrick Lipton Robinson presided over the trial of former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic the first former head of state to be tried for war crimes. He was awarded the Order of Jamaica, by the Government of Jamaica for services to International Law, and the award of Honorary Membership of the American Society of International Law for 2011.
He is the author of the book Jamaican Athletics – A Model for 2012 and the World.
For more information about this free event please contact:
Mrs. Joan Thomas Edwards
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