Law Lords


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Law Lords

pl n
(Law) (in Britain) members of the House of Lords who sit as the highest court of appeal, although in theory the full House of Lords has this role
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Law Lords

npl (Brit) (Pol) → Corte f Suprema
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But with Penfentenyou behind him he had worked; for he told us that Lord Lundie--the Law Lord was the final authority on the legal and constitutional aspects of the Great Idea, and to him it must be referred.
I had never before seen a Law Lord dressed as for tennis, with a stump-leg barrel-organ strapped to his shoulder.
Five Law Lords backed a 2003 Appeal Court ruling to allow controversial fertility treatment to help save a terminally-ill boy.
However, in the decision to be challenged before the Law Lords, the appeal court judges said there was ``a significant degree of unclarity as to the basis upon which corporal punishment is inflicted.
Five law lords upheld a Court of Appeal ruling that the society must meet in full its obligations to holders of Guaranteed Annuity Rate (GAR) policies.
AN award of negligence damages against the Metropolitan Police to the widow of a man who ''took the opportunity'' to hang himself while in police custody has been halved because law lords ruled he was partly responsible for his own death.
LAW lords this morning blocked a bid by thousands of North East asbestos victims to claim damages from their former employers.
A panel of Law Lords ruled on Tuesday, by a majority of four to one, that the Human Rights Act does apply to the case of hotel receptionist Baha Mousa who died while in the custody of British forces.
Appeal judges Sir Igor Judge, Mr Justice Mitting and Mr Justice Fulford were told in London yesterday that, in the absence of any right to appeal to the Law Lords, the case would probably be taken to the European Court of Human rights.
THE Home Secretary and a leading human rights lawyer clashed last night over the implications of a forthright ruling by the Law Lords condemning the use of evidence obtained by torture.
Hunt supporters were unbowed last night, after the Law Lords threw out their latest challenge to the hunting ban.
WHAT an absolute farce that the government has had to set terror suspects free because of the Law Lords.