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We examine the claims and methods of a book which is said to offer the first quantitative study of decision-making in the UK Supreme Court during its first decade. … Continue reading
David Burrows reviews a book that considers to what extent in recent years the senior judiciary have shaped the law themselves or left the job of law reform to Parliament. … Continue reading
“The rapid expansion of the use of remote hearings has been central to facilitating the continued operation of the justice system”, notes Dr Natalie Byrom in the introduction to her report, for the Civil Justice Council, examining the impact of the changes mandated by COVID-19 on the operation of the civil justice system.
But how well are they going and what can we learn from the experience? This post takes a look at her team’s key findings and recommendations. … Continue reading
We review a handy guidebook to getting the best out of remote hearings and business meetings … Continue reading
This post sets out the response to the CJC rapid consultation drafted by Paul Magrath from his perspective as a law reporter, legal publisher and commentator, both with ICLR (publishers of the official Law Reports) and the Transparency Project.… Continue reading
If you hold yourself out as a barrister on social media, then you’d better behave like one. Even if you’re not practising, you should still abide by the Code of Conduct. Offensive tweets can land you in trouble, as a recent case demonstrates.… Continue reading