## Maths in court and adding up

Submitted by Marianne on April 12, 2013The scales of justice

Every year the London Mathematical Society (which despite its name represents academic mathematicians throughout the UK) puts on a pair of popular lectures that are well worth seeing. This year's speakers will be Ray Hill, showing how the
misuse of mathematics can lead to
miscarriages of justice and how to prevent them, and a good friend of *Plus*, Vicky Neale, talking about intriguing problems to do with adding numbers and their elegant solutions (if they exist!).

The lectures will take place in London on 25th June 2013 at 7pm and in Birmingham on 20th September 2013 at 6:30pm. Admission is free but you need to register for a ticket, either online or by emailing popularlectures@lms.ac.uk.