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Speech by Viviane Reding,
Vice-President of the European Commission, EU Justice Commissioner

Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here today in this splendid Hall, home to so many distinguished lawyers over the ages, and none more so than Thomas More, that great English lawyer and defender of universal values, who went on to become governor of Lincoln's Inn...

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