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.
Although the Law Lords agreed this week with some parts of Mr Speechley's case he was ordered to pay 90% of the costs, which could well be a five-figure sum.
London, Oct 13(ANI): A British Supreme Court justice has criticised his fellow law lords for using human rights legislation to "frustrate Government policy" over a law introduced to crack down on forced marriages.
Five Law Lords at the Privy Council were scathing about the conduct of Jersey officers - but they unanimously rejected Warren's appeal against some of the evidence used to help convict him of a pounds 1m drugs plot.
Unions have said they believe tens of thousands could also miss out in years to come due to a 2007 Law Lords ruling.
Byline: The UK's new highest court opens on Thursday, with the Law Lords becoming Justices of the Supreme Court.
THESE 11 Law Lords yesterday became Britain's most senior judges after being sworn in to the new all-powerful Supreme Court.
The Spirerose case was the penultimate judgment by the Law Lords before the introduction of the new Supreme Court in October.
the Law Lords into the Supreme Court as a result of what appears to have been a last-minute decision over a glass of whisky seems to me to verge on the frivolous" Former Law Lord, Lord Neuberger said the far-reaching change to the legal system appeared to have been dreamed up over a stiff drink by former Prime Minister Tony Blair "I thought I was about to go to sleep at any point.
The Law Lords unanimously backed her call for a policy statement from the Director of Public Prosecutions on the circumstances in which a person such as her husband, Cuban violinist Omar Puente, might face prosecution for helping a loved one end their life abroad.
She took her case to have the law clarified on assisted dying to the highest court in the land where a panel of five Law Lords were giving their ruling.