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The Lord Chancellor as Head of the Judiciary 1

Dawn Oliver

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses judiciary-related roles of the old-style Lord Chancellor. These include the rights of the Lord Chancellor to sit on the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and the ... More


From Appellate Committee to Supreme Court: A Narrative

Andrew Le Sueur

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter attempts to chart the principal events leading up to the Government's decision on 12 June 2003 to announce that the judicial business of the House of Lords would be transferred to a ... More


The Government and Organization of the Supreme Court of Judicature

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the institutions of government in the 19th century, covering the Lord Chancellor's Office, the Council of Judges, and the Rule Committee. It then discusses organizations and ... More


The Judicial Office

James Vallance White

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the Judicial Office, which acted as the parliamentary conduit by which lawyers, litigants, and the public approached the Law Lords, and it was by that same channel through ... More


The Independence of the Judiciary: The View from the Lord Chancellor's Office

Robert Stevens

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262633
eISBN:
9780191682377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262633.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is concerned with the independence of the judiciary in England. Using records kept by the Lord Chancellor's office, the book charts the progress of the concept of judicial independence ... More


Schuster and the Judges

Robert Stevens

in The Independence of the Judiciary: The View from the Lord Chancellor's Office

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262633
eISBN:
9780191682377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262633.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Schuster's interaction with judges on detailed issues is particularly revealing of the Schuster style. Was it true that the Lord Chancellor reigned, but the Permanent Secretary ruled — as critics ... More


The Lord Chancellor's Office and the Age of Muir Mackenzie

Robert Stevens

in The Independence of the Judiciary: The View from the Lord Chancellor's Office

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262633
eISBN:
9780191682377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262633.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents the broad concept of the book, and looks at the judges, their status, and their independence through the eyes of the Lord Chancellor's Office. It is an analysis which is best ... More


The Era of Napier and Coldstream: Numbers, Appointment, and Control of the Judges

Robert Stevens

in The Independence of the Judiciary: The View from the Lord Chancellor's Office

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262633
eISBN:
9780191682377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262633.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The period under discussion includes the Coalition government during the Second World War, when Viscount Simon was Lord Chancellor; the Labour administration from 1945 to 1951, when Earl Jowitt was ... More


The Schuster Era: High Policy

Robert Stevens

in The Independence of the Judiciary: The View from the Lord Chancellor's Office

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262633
eISBN:
9780191682377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262633.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

While Muir Mackenzie was far more than the ‘postman’ he pretended to be, there is little doubt that his was something of a passive role — especially in his later years. In these years, he humoured ... More


Judicial Salaries from the 1940s to the 1980s

Robert Stevens

in The Independence of the Judiciary: The View from the Lord Chancellor's Office

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262633
eISBN:
9780191682377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262633.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The issue of judicial salaries, especially before the passage of the Administration of Justice Act, 1973 — which provided an extra-parliamentary method of raising High Court salaries — highlighted ... More


His Highness' Man at Kew: Talbot and Agamemnon, 1737–1738

James Sambrook

in James Thomson 1700–1748: A Life

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117889
eISBN:
9780191671104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117889.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the time Thomson spent in Richmond, which allowed the poet to visit other royal patrons aside from the Prince of Wales, such as Queen Catherine and Amelia, the Princess Royal. ... More


The Conception of the UK's New Supreme Court

Andrew Le Sueur

in Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter begins with details on the Labour government's decision to abolish the office of Lord Chancellor and establish a new supreme court in 2003. It then discusses the concept of the new ... More


Francis Bacon and the Parliamentarians

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Francis Bacon lived from 1561 to 1627. He was always near the centre of power, and under James I he rose to be Lord Chancellor. He was a leading figure in the government until in 1621 he was ... More


Judicialization of Judicial Appointments?: A Response from the United Kingdom

Chintan Chandrachud

in Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This essay discusses United Kingdom’s transition to the commission model of judicial appointments, with the advent of the Constitutional Reform Act of 2005 (CRA). The essay expounds that the ... More


How I learned the trade

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses how the author, Lord Denning, became a Divorce Judge. Before he became a judge, he had never undertaken a divorce case. Divorce work was considered inferior and unpleasant at ... More


Constructing Victims' Rights: The Home Office, New Labour, and Victims

Paul Rock

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199275496
eISBN:
9780191699832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275496.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Despite plentiful discussion at various times, the personal victim has traditionally been afforded almost no formal role in the criminal justice process. Victims' rights have always met with stout ... More


Religion and Political Ideas (Trevelyan VIII)

Conrad Russell

in King James VI and I and his English Parliaments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198205067
eISBN:
9780191725098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205067.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the concerns raised in James's parliaments in the realm of ideas. It explores the issues of Divine Right, the Royal Supremacy, and notions of absolutism in England; but argues ... More


Constitutionalism and the Westminster Model

Mike McConville and Luke Marsh

in The Myth of Judicial Independence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198822103
eISBN:
9780191861192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822103.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter evaluates the constitutional framework of the United Kingdom, revealing a disturbing new settlement of State power. In particular, it hones in on the ‘Westminster Model’ of government ... More


Historical Records

John MacDonald and Ross Crail (eds)

in Macdonald on the Law of Freedom of Information: Third Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198724452
eISBN:
9780191927478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724452.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter 7 examines the relationship between the freedom of information regime established by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and the ... More


Conscience and Satire in A Play of Love

Greg Walker

in John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198851516
eISBN:
9780191886119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851516.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter argues that the fall of Wolsey and the promotion of More to the chancellorship also inform Heywood’s next major dramatic work, A Play of Love. Evidently designed for performance either ... More


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