Forthcoming Events

AGM (6pm) & Presidential Address (7pm) Tuesday 28 November 2017

When : AGM (6pm) & Presidential Address (7pm) Tuesday 28 November 2017

The AGM is on Tuesday 28th November 2017, Committee Room 3a, House of Lords.

It will be followed by the Presidential address to be given by our Emeritus President, Anthony Lester (Lord Lester of Herne Hill). The title will be "What Matters Now?" and will discuss ideas from his book 'Five Ideas to Fight For' as well as Human Rights and Brexit.

Members wish to bring (sympathetic) guests, please let me know their names, addresses, email addresses in advance. (Chair@Rights-Liberties-Justice.UK) There is no charge , but we will be asking for voluntary cash donations to help with overheads ( £2.00 for students and those on benefits, £5.00 from unwaged members and £10.00 from employed and non-member guests).

Membership Activities

  • The annual weekend conference is held in the spring, usually during the Easter vacation at an Oxbridge college. Leading academics, practitioners, Liberal Democrat MP's and peers participate. A guest speaker is invited to dinner on the Saturday evening. All members are welcome. Guests are welcome at the dinner.
  • Fringe meetings are organised to discuss and often to debate legal issues of topical interest at the Liberal Democrats' spring and autumn conference.
  • The 80 Club lecture is delivered in London by a prominent speaker, often from outside the Liberal Democrats.
  • The Association's Annual Dinner is a significant social event, usually held in late January. Members are welcome to bring guests.
  • There are opportunities throughout the year to participate in the Association's policy-making activities.

Learn more about Association Membership.