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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1968-1969-401

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Annual Report of the Delegacy lix these manifest handicaps the effect of which was reflected in the examination results some interesting innovations took place The proposal from the Faculty for the institution of Honorary Visiting Professors was taken up as new idea for the College as whole and when it had received the approval of the Senate the College was able to invite two distinguished lawyers as Honorary Visiting Professors in the Faculty Dr Cohn and Dr ╬ť Bathurst see xxiii whose distinguished careers are outlined in the Minutes of the Professorial Board The second innovation was the establishment of Lectureship in Defence Legal Studies one of several such posts established by the Ministry of Defence in different subjects in various universities and directed towards the encouragement of academic study of defence problems in their various aspects see Annual Report 1965-66 xxxviii Mr Kinley Lecturer in Law was appointed to this post as from April 1st and the new course is being planned by him in consultation with the Ministry of Defence The Ministry is providing an annual sum of money for five years in the first instance sufficient to pay the salary of the Lecturer and an adequate sum for books travelling expenses and administration The third innovation of the session was the organising of collo- quium in Property Law at which two distinguished outside speakers dealt with problems of planning legislation and the Land Commissions Act 1967 Though hardly an innovation for the Faculty produced Century of Family Law 1857-1957 ten years ago members of the Faculty combined to produce Law an Outline for the Intending Student which was edited by Professor Graveson In 1964-65 the experiment was made of organising course for young French and German lawyers and judges whose visit to England was sponsored and financed by the British Council and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law second such course again under the Directorship of Professor Graveson was held this session for similar group of about twelve foreign lawyers As before members of the Faculty assisted by giving lectures and otherwise show- ing the group something of the nature structure and operation of the English legal system The Faculty continued it usual activities including study weekends at Cumberland Lodge its third-year Moots and its Annual Celebrity Lecture
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