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Court of Appeal: judges working as barristers do not have to disclose “every ongoing piece of litigation”

Appeal judges have ruled that part-time judges who are working as barristers do not have to reveal details of “every ongoing piece of litigation” they are dealing with to ward off accusations of bias.

December 23rd, 2015 | No Comments »

Judges must not speak out on matters “hotly debated in Parliament”, Beatson LJ says

It would be wrong for judges to “intervene or to comment while a matter is being hotly debated in parliament”, Lord Justice Beatson has said. He said that judges may have to respond in private in “exceptional circumstances”.

June 15th, 2015 | No Comments »