Speech by Lord Justice Gross: How can judges strengthen the rule of law? – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted October 15th, 2018 in education, human rights, judges, judiciary, rule of law, speeches by tracey

‘Speech by Lord Justice Gross: How can judges strengthen the rule of law?’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 15th October 2018

Source: www.judiciary.uk

Senior judges could get pay rise of up to £60,000 – BBC News

Posted October 12th, 2018 in judiciary, news, remuneration by sally

‘Senior judges in England and Wales could be set for pay rises of up to 32% if recommendations made by the Senior Salaries Review Body are accepted.’

High Court: Judge has no power to order solicitor to hand over client file – Litigation Futures

‘Judges do not have power to order a solicitor to give a former client copies of documents which are the property of the solicitor, the High Court has ruled.’

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Litigation Futures, 1st October 2018

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UK supreme court swears in two new judges – The Guardian

Posted October 2nd, 2018 in judges, judiciary, news, Supreme Court by sally

‘Two new justices have been sworn in at the supreme court on the opening day of the legal year. A quarter of its judges now are women.’

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The Guardian, 1st October 2018

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Speech by Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court: Certainty v. Creativity: Some pointers towards the development of the common law – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted September 20th, 2018 in judges, judiciary, speeches by tracey

‘Speech by Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court: Certainty v. Creativity: Some pointers towards the development of the common law.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 17th September 2018

Source: www.judiciary.uk

MPs who use parliamentary privilege to break court orders undermine the judiciary, says Lord Chief Justice – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 11th, 2018 in injunctions, judges, judiciary, news, parliament, parliamentary privilege by tracey

‘MPs who “abuse” parliamentary privilege to break injunctions are eroding confidence in the justice system, the Lord Chief Justice has said. Lord Burnett of Maldon, the head of the judiciary, warned that the phenomenon was part of the “gentle erosion of support” for the courts.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th September 2018

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Speech by The Right Hon. The Lord Burnett of Maldon: Becoming Stronger Together – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted September 10th, 2018 in constitutional law, judiciary, rule of law, speeches by tracey

‘Speech by The Right Hon. The Lord Burnett of Maldon: Becoming Stronger Together.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 10th September 2018

Source: www.judiciary.uk

Three-quarters of new deputy High Court judges went to Oxbridge – Litigation Futures

Posted September 5th, 2018 in equality, judiciary, news, universities by sally

‘Three-quarters of new deputy High Court judges, announced yesterday, are Oxbridge graduates, it has emerged.’

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Litigation Futures, 5th September 2018

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What Does The John Worboys Case Have To Do With The Separation Of Powers? – Rights Info

Posted August 23rd, 2018 in judiciary, news, parliament, parole by sally

‘The separation of powers is one of the most important safeguards for our democracy. But the serial-rapist John Worboys’ case has lead to questions about whether the separation of powers is really being protected.’

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Rights Info, 22nd August 2018

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High Court: Gauke breached principle of judicial independence – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted August 13th, 2018 in judiciary, ministers' powers and duties, Ministry of Justice, news, parole by sally

‘The parole board’s tenure arrangements ‘continue to fail the test of objective independence’ – a High Court judge has said in a ruling that also critcised the actions of justice secretary David Gauke leading up to the departure of its former chair as ‘not acceptable’.’

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Law Society's Gazette, 10th August 2018

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

‘Speech by Sir Ernest Ryder, Senior President of Tribunals: Justice in a Modern Way’ – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted August 8th, 2018 in courts, judiciary, speeches, tribunals by tracey

‘Speech by Sir Ernest Ryder, Senior President of Tribunals: Justice in a Modern Way.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 7th August 2018

Source: www.judiciary.gov

Judge calls for investigation into colleagues over race discrimination case – The Guardian

Posted August 7th, 2018 in judges, judiciary, news, race discrimination, racism by sally

‘A judge is calling for an investigation into colleagues who tried to suspend him over remarks he made about racism and the judiciary after receiving a formal apology over the matter.’

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The Guardian, 7th August 2018

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“No need” for judge who rejected permission to appeal to recuse herself from hearing – Litigation Futures

Posted July 13th, 2018 in appeals, judiciary, news, recusal by tracey

‘There was no need for a judge who rejected permission to appeal on paper to recuse herself from the full hearing, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Lord Justice Patten said Her Honour Judge Baucher in Central London County Court had “done no more than indicate in her order” that the appeal would have no real prospect of success and there was “no other compelling reason” to grant permission.’

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Litigation Futures, 12th July 2018

Source: www.litigationfutures.com

Five lawyers including two solicitors appointed High Court judges – Local Government Lawyer

Posted July 10th, 2018 in appeals, judiciary, news, solicitors by sally

‘Five new High Court judges have been approved this week following elevations to the Court of Appeal and confirmed retirements.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 9th July 2018

Source: www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk

One court, one judiciary? – New Law Journal

Posted July 10th, 2018 in civil justice, courts, dispute resolution, judiciary, news, tribunals by sally

‘Steven Gasztowicz QC considers the radical question of whether there could ever be ‘one civil court’ & ‘one judiciary’.’

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New Law Journal, 6th July 2018

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Lord Mayor’s Dinner for HM Judges July 2018: Lord Chancellor’s speech – Ministry of Justice

Posted July 6th, 2018 in courts, judiciary, London, rule of law, speeches by tracey

‘Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary David Gauke gave a speech at the Lord Mayor’s Dinner for HM Judges at Mansion House.’

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Ministry of Justice, 4th July 2018

Source: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice

Speech by The Right Hon. The Lord Burnett of Maldon: Dinner for Her Majesty’s Judges 2018 – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary

Posted July 5th, 2018 in judiciary, rule of law, speeches by tracey

‘Speech by The Right Hon. The Lord Burnett of Maldon: Dinner for Her Majesty’s Judges 2018.’

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Courts and Tribunals Judiciary, 4th July 2018

Source: www.judiciary.uk

Supreme Court and Court of Appeal replenish ranks with string of new appointments – Litigation Futures

Posted July 2nd, 2018 in judges, judiciary, news, Supreme Court, women by sally

‘Ten senior judicial appointments were announced yesterday, with Lady Justice Arden becoming the third woman to sit on the Supreme Court.’

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Litigation Futures, 28th June 2018

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“We need to bring judicial bullying into the open,” says Bar Council chair

Posted June 20th, 2018 in bullying, judiciary, news by sally

‘There needs to be a culture of awareness and openness about bullying by judges, the chairman of the Bar Council has said.’

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Legal Futures, 20th June 2018

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Back to school for UK judges in bid to raise courts awareness – The Guardian

Posted June 13th, 2018 in education, judiciary, news, school children by sally

‘Traditionally, judges issue summons to court but the lord chief justice of England and Wales has decided to allow judges to be summoned to the classroom.’

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The Guardian, 12th June 2018

Source: www.theguardian.com