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Title From House of Lords to Supreme Court : judges, jurists and the process of judging / edited by James Lee
Published Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 310 pages)
Contents Introduction / James Lee -- A Darwinian reflection on judicial values and appointments to final national courts / Michael Kirby -- From appellate committee to UK Supreme Court : independence, activism and transparencey / Aileen Kavanagh -- Taking women's property seriously : Mrs. Boland, the House of Lords, the Law Commission and the role of consensus / Elizabeth Cooke -- 'Inconsiderate alterations in our laws' : legislative reversal of Supreme Court decisions / James Lee -- (Dis)owning the convention in the law of tort / Jenny Steele -- Keeping their heads above water? : European law in the House of Lords / Anthony Arnull -- The development of principle by a final court of appeal in matters of private international (common) law / Adrian Briggs -- The law of unjust enrichment in the House of Lords : judging the judges / Graham Virgo -- Use of scholarship by the House of Lords in tort cases / Keith Stanton -- Judge and academics : features of a partnership / Alexandra Braun -- Does advocacy matter in the Lords? / Alan Paterson -- Close calls in the House of Lords / Brice Dickson
Summary 2009 saw the centenary of the Society of Legal Scholars and the transition from the House of Lords to the new Supreme Court. The papers presented in this volume arise from a seminar organised jointly by the Society of Legal Scholars and the University of Birmingham to celebrate and consider these historic events. The papers examine judicial reasoning and the interaction between judges, academics and the professions in their shared task of interpretative development of the law. The volume gathers leading authorities on the House of Lords in its judicial capacity together with academics whose sp
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords. Appellate Committee.
Courts of last resort -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Lee, James, 1983-
ISBN 1847316166 (electronic bk.)
9781847316165 (electronic bk.)