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Editor's note: This lecture contains sexually explicit language and/or profanity, please do not download if you may be offended.

Speaker(s): Lord Hutchinson QC, Helena Kennedy QC, Geoffrey Robertson QC
Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin

Recorded on 1 November 2010 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

On 2nd November 1960 the jury at the Old Bailey acquitted Penguin Books of obscenity for publishing an uncensored version of D.H. Lawrence's controversial novel. Geoffrey Robertson QC and a panel explore the impact of the trial on our current laws and assumptions on freedom of expression. This event is in association with Doughty Street Chambers and English PEN.

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