Sacro Lecture 2014: Restorative Practices and the Heart of the Criminal Justice System

Sacro Lecture 2014: Restorative Practices and the Heart of the Criminal Justice System

21st October 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Playfair Library, University of Edinburgh EH8 9YL

Restorative Practices and the Heart of the Criminal Justice System

Lecture by John Scott QC

John Scott QC

John Scott became a qualified solicitor in 1987 and has been a partner in Capital Defence Lawyers, Leith since 1991. He became a Solicitor-advocate (criminal only) in 2001 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2011.

John holds the position of Vice-President (Crime) of the Society of Solicitor Advocates and has been Convenor of Howard League for Penal Reform in Scotland since 2006. He was also Chair of the Scottish Human Rights Centre (formerly the Scottish Council for Civil Liberties) from 1997 until it closed in 2005.

You can hear the lecture here.