Judiciary

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Spider Woman by Lady Hale review – a tangled web she weaves
The former supreme court president’s memoir illustrates her incredible strength in triumphing over institutional sexism, but is light on personal revelations

Rachel Cooke

03, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Men are inventing new excuses for killing women and judges are falling for them | Catherine Bennett
Sam Pybus claimed his fatal act was consensual, and was given just four years in prison

Catherine Bennett

12, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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More than 220 groups criticise UK review of Human Rights Act
Charities, trade unions and belief groups among coalition, which is also attacking judicial review bill

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

22, Jul, 2021 @1:22 PM

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Retired judge Peter Herbert settles race claim against judiciary
Barrister who chairs Society of Black Lawyers says he has successfully held senior judges to account

Diane Taylor

02, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Changes to judicial review will make government ‘untouchable’
The society’s president, I. Stephanie Boyce, said the MoJ ‘has gone beyond what was recommended’

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

30, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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I've seen how the justice system is crumbling. Why doesn't the government take action? | Dominic Grieve
From decrepit court buildings to legal aid cuts, the service has been brought to its knees, says former attorney general for England and Wales Dominic Grieve

Dominic Grieve

05, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Addressing delays in crown court cases | Letter
Letter: Beverley Higgs says magistrates courts could help ease the pressure on crown courts

Letters

30, Mar, 2021 @3:35 PM

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Crown court backlog has reached 'crisis levels', report warns
Delays likely to disproportionately affect black and minority ethnic young people, says Lords committee

Haroon Siddique

29, Mar, 2021 @11:01 PM

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The Guardian view on judicial review: it's politics that needs fixing, not the courts | Editorial
Editorial: Proposed legal changes are based on the fallacy that judges are out of touch with public opinion

Editorial

19, Mar, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Tributes paid to Sir William Macpherson, chair of Stephen Lawrence inquiry
The former Scots Guards captain, high court judge and clan chief has died aged 94

Caroline Davies and Maya Wolfe-Robinson

15, Feb, 2021 @7:16 PM

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Losing our marbles over Stonehenge | Brief letters
Brief letters: Judiciary | Queen’s leases | Travel plans | Ancient showroom | Stonehenge

Letters

14, Feb, 2021 @4:45 PM

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Bank of England chief's evidence to MPs questioned by former senior judge
Row over report into LC&F collapse escalates as ex-high court judge disagrees with Andrew Bailey’s evidence

Rupert Jones

09, Feb, 2021 @7:17 PM

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