Members of the public and of the Society are invited to attend the first installment of our annual lecture series, on 16 November 2017 at 6.30pm. Our lecture will be on "What does it mean to be a Socialist Lawyer? A tribute to Michael Seifert." The main speaker will be Michael Mansfield QC, and there will be time for questions and contributions from the floor.
The event will take place at:
University of Law,
14 Store Street,
The lecture will be followed by our Annual General Meeting. The Annual General Meeting passes the policy of the Society, receives reports, and elects the Officers and Executive Committee.
The following positions will be open to election, and members are encouraged to stand:
- President (honorary)
- Vice Presidents (honorary)
- Vice-Chair (2 positions)
- Membership Secretary
- International Secretary
- Socialist Lawyer Editor
- Executive Committee Members (number of positions to be decided at the AGM)
The following positions may also be elected at the AGM from within the new Executive Committee, and members are encouraged to stand:
- Assistant Secretary
- Assistant Membership Secretary
Nominations for election, along with a manifesto of up to 100 words (statements longer than 100 words will be truncated) may be received any time up to 72 hours before the meeting (i.e. by 6:30 pm on Monday 13 November 2017). Nominations may also be taken from the floor at the meeting, but these obviously will not be supported by a manifesto.
Motions may be proposed any time up to 72 hours before the meeting (i.e. by 6:30 pm on Monday 13 November 2017). Emergency motions may be submitted from the floor at the meeting.