Tag: Lord Chief Justice

First woman set to lead judiciary in 755 years

Lady Chief Justice?

Jun 12 2023 11:11am

Lord Chief Justice to retire

Lord Burnett steps down next September after six years in role

Nov 24 2022 12:09pm

Keep wigs to help disguise judges, Lord Chief Justice argues

Lord Burnett recalls taking the same Tube home as a defendant he'd just sentenced

Nov 23 2020 9:43am

Jury trials on hold due to coronavirus fears

Jurors summoned for this week told to remain at home

Mar 23 2020 10:46am

Trio of top judges fend off criticism on £1.2 billion court modernisation programme

Widely-condemned court closures are means of 'liberating capital' where 'money is not limitless', select committee hears

Jul 11 2019 8:41am

Sexism from judges exaggerated, says Lord Chief Justice

Small number of examples give 'false impression'

Apr 4 2019 10:19am

Let public access courts through smartphones, says Lord Chief Justice

Top judge backs mobile ‘optimised’ hearings

Dec 3 2018 1:30pm

Chief Justice: Family courts in ‘crisis’

Retiring Lord Thomas says something must be done on public law cases

Sep 8 2017 10:43am

Sir Ian Burnett becomes youngest Lord Chief Justice in over 50 years

Court of Appeal judge will take over from Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd later this year

Jul 14 2017 4:15pm

Liz Truss will not make a year as Lord Chancellor, Joshua Rozenberg predicts

She’s unlikely to survive post-election reshuffle

Apr 24 2017 11:50am

Soon-to-retire Lord Chief Justice absolutely slammed Liz Truss in parliament this morning

Lawyers question whether his outburst was unprecedented

Mar 22 2017 12:52pm

It now looks even more likely our next Lord Chief Justice will be a woman

Front-runners' chances scuppered because they're too old to apply

Feb 24 2017 3:25pm

Top judge says legal profession will ‘struggle’ to retain global status in post-Leave vote era

Lord Chief Justice to lawyers: hard work is on the way

Dec 1 2016 10:51am

Constitutional law academics speak out on claims Liz Truss has broken the law by not sticking up for Brexit judges

Lord Judge said she breached her statutory duty, but do the professors agree?

Nov 22 2016 9:27am

Brexit legal challenge: Lord Chief Justice condemns ‘abusers’ targeting claimants

Access to justice will not be compromised by threats

Oct 17 2016 12:46pm