Judges, magistrates and police officials will process
through Wolverhampton as part of an annual celebration of justice
organised by the city’s University.
The Service to Celebrate the Administration of Justice in the
Black Country will take place at the Collegiate Church of St
Peter’s on Sunday, 6 March 2011.
Senior University staff and Governors will join judges, Black
Country magistrates, barristers, solicitors, court staff, police,
prison and probation officers at the service from 11am.
The annual event is organised by The Reverend Prebendary
Geoffrey Wynne, who retired last year as Senior Chaplain after 44
years at the University.
Martin Cartwright, Associate Dean at the University’s School of Law, Social Sciences and
Communications, said: “The Annual Service has become an
important event in the calendar of the University and represents an
opportunity for the legal and academic communities to come together
and recognise the work of all those involved with the criminal
justice system in the region.”
Other attendees are due to include His Honour Judge Jonathan
Gosling, who presides over the courts in Wolverhampton and Derby.
Judge Gosling graduated from the University of Wolverhampton in
1978 and was among one of the first intakes of law students.
University representatives will include Vice-Chancellor
Professor Caroline Gipps, Dean of the School of Law, Social
Sciences and Communications Professor Judith Burnett and Dean of
the School of Art & Design, Dr
A range of courses focused on law, criminology, justice and
security are offered by the University’s School of Law, Social
Sciences and Communications, and staff from the School will also be
attending the service.
This year’s event will be the seventh year the service has been
held in the city.
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Media Relations Office on 01902 322736
Date Issued: Monday, 28 February 2011
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