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Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Andrew Le Sueur


In the context of the far-reaching reforms proposed for the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, this book considers the operation and reform of courts at the apex of the UK's legal systems. The chapters are linked by broad and overlapping themes. The first of these is the complexity of accommodating national differences within the UK into the institutional design of the new supreme court. It will be not only a court for the UK's three legal systems, and simultaneously a national institution of the whole UK, but it is also likely to be call ... More

Keywords: Appellate Committee, House of Lords, Judicial Committee, Privy Council, national differences, Supreme Court of Canada, new supreme court, division of powers, multi-level government

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Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199264629
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Le Sueur, editor
Barber Professor of Jurisprudence, The University of Birmingham

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Top-Level National Courts in Devolved and Federal Contexts

Top-Level National Courts in The Wider Europe

Intermediate Courts of Appeal and Top-Level National Courts


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