The Academy holds regular meetings. In the past, subjects have included
- Hijacking and the Hostage
- Organ and Tissue Transplantation
- Sport and the Law
- The Role of the Coroner
- Offender Profiling
- False Confessions
- Hair testing for drugs
- Mental Disorder and the Courts
- Eye Witness Testimony
- Serious Sexual Assault
- Forensic Considerations at major Incidents
- Jury trial and disclosure by prosecuting authorities
- The Auld Review of the Criminal Justice System
A Friends Dinner is held annually and is one of the high points of the Academy's activities. At the conclusion of the dinner a discussion of a case of special interest to members takes place, usually assisted by professionals who were involved in the proceedings. In the past cases have included The Calvi Death, The Dingo Dog Baby case, The Helen Smith Case, The Sutcliff case, The Brighton Bombing, The Dr. Adomoko case ,The Nurse Beverly Allott case The Belorusse War Crimes Committal, the Sheila Bowler Case, the con-joined twins case, The 'Soho nail Bomber' case, The case of Sally Clark, The Soham Enquiry, The Lady in the Lake, The Damilola Taylor trial, Aspects of Terrorism and the trial of Barry George.
Seminars, Symposia and other meetings are arranged throughout the year upon subjects of interest to the membership of the Academy.
Consultation The Academy is regularly consulted in connection with Government Enquiries, e.g. The May Enquiry, The Royal Commission on Criminal Justice.
The Lund Lecture is an address given in honour of one of our past Presidents. Keynote speeches have been given by senior members of the professions and others, including Lord Hailsham, Mr. Patrick Steptoe, Professor Alan Usher, The late Lord Chief Justice, Lord Taylor, Mr. Stephen Jessel and Lord Mackay.