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Plans to change the name of the Supreme Court have been described as “ill-thought out” and a “cheap act of revenge” Ministers were reported yesterday to be planning to reduce the number of judges on the court and to bring in specialist to hear specific cases. Justice Sec

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The legal profession must act to ensure there is no "lasting detriment" to young lawyers as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic striking early in their careers, the deputy president of the UK Supreme Court has said. Lord Hodge spoke on the courts' response to the pandemic at the British Irish Commerci

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The UK Supreme Court could be left with just one woman judge in a few months' time, risking a reversal of progress on diversity on the bench, campaigners have warned. Lady Black has announced plans to retire early next year, leaving Lady Arden, who is due to step down in 2022, as the sole woman on t

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Vicky Fox has been appointed the next chief executive of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, taking over from Mark Ormerod CB, who retires in September. Ms Fox is currently the director of regulation and insight at the Independent Parliamentary St

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Lord Burrows has been sworn in as a Supreme Court justice in a small ceremony in the court’s library. He recited the judicial oath in front of the court's president, Lord Reed. All the other justices tuned in to the session remotely.

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Lord Justice Leggatt (Sir George Leggatt) will be sworn in as justice of the Supreme Court in a closed ceremony next Tuesday. The Constitutional Reform Act 2005, which established the Supreme Court, requires that appointees take the required oaths in the presence of the president of the court.

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The Supreme Court (UKSC) and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) will hear all cases and deliver judgments through video conferencing from today. The UKSC and JCPC are adjusting working practices to ensure that the courts can continue to function, whilst taking appropriate steps to comply

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Sacked Attorney General Geoffrey Cox QC has said ministers should not “clip the wings” of judges and should protect them from political attacks. Mr Cox's comments come amid reports that the UK government intends to stem so-called judicial overreach. Boris Johnson is believed to be frustr

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Lord Hodge has been appointed Deputy President of the Supreme Court, meaning the UK's two most senior judges are Scottish. Her Majesty The Queen made the appointment on the advice of the Prime Minister and Lord Chancellor, following the recommendation of an independent selection commission.

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The Supreme Court will hand down judgment in FMX Food Merchants Import Export Co Ltd (Respondent) v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Appellant), UKSC 2018/0218 next Wednesday. The issue in the case, which is on appeal from the Court of Appeal Civil Division, is:

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Have you recently been on a tour of the Supreme Court with your school? Did your visit spark an interest in the law? Are you considering studying law at university? Or perhaps you have a general interest in how the justice system works here in the UK. If you're an S5 or S6 pupil in Scotland or Year

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