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The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009

Louis Blom-Cooper QC, Brice Dickson, and Gavin Drewry (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The House of Lords has served as the highest court in the UK for over 130 years. In 2009, a new UK Supreme Court will take over its judicial functions, closing the doors on one of the most ... More


Introduction

Brice Dickson

in Human Rights and the United Kingdom Supreme Court

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199697458
eISBN:
9780191752247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697458.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explains the origins of the new UK Supreme Court and sets out its jurisdiction. It addresses difficulties that have arisen in relation to its role in Scotland and examines the system ... More


Introduction: The Supreme Court’s Place in UK Politics

Chris Hanretty

in A Court of Specialists: Judicial Behavior on the UK Supreme Court

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197509234
eISBN:
9780197509265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509234.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Public International Law

This chapter introduces readers to the UK Supreme Court by describing two cases heard by the court: one case that almost no readers will have heard of, and that involved public access to land; and ... More


Conclusions: Specialism and the Primacy of the Legal

Chris Hanretty

in A Court of Specialists: Judicial Behavior on the UK Supreme Court

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197509234
eISBN:
9780197509265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509234.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Public International Law

This final chapter draws out some of the key messages of the book—how the behavior of judges on the Supreme Court can be best characterized using legal factors; and that among these, specialization ... 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


A Court of Specialists: Judicial Behavior on the UK Supreme Court

Chris Hanretty

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197509234
eISBN:
9780197509265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509234.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Public International Law

This book explains how judges on the UK Supreme Court behave. It looks at different stages in the court's decision-making process—from the initial selection of cases, to the choice of judges to sit ... More


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