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Judicial Reform


Constitutional Affairs Select Committee

Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland

Department for Constitutional Affairs

Independent Scrutiny of the Appointment Processes of Judges and Queen's Counsel Sir Leonard Peach, December 1999

Implementation Progress Recommendations of Sir Leonard Peach's Report, June 2001

Judicial Appointments materials

Department for Constitutional Affairs: Constitutional Reform A Supreme Court for the United Kingdom, Consultation Paper, July 2003t

Lord Alexander of Weedon The Constitution we Deserve, October 2001

Letter from the Lord President, Lord Cullen of Whitekirk, to Simon Parsons, Dept for Constitutional Affairs on the formation of a Supreme Court, November 2003


Constitutional Reform Bill 2004

Reports, Analyses and Consultation Papers

House of Lords A Supreme Court for the United Kingdom. The Law Lord's Response to the Government's consultation paper on Constitutional reform, July 2003

Andrew Le Suer and Richard Cornes, UCL Constitution Unit The Future of the United Kingdom's Highest Courts, July 2001

Lord Bingham of Cornhill A New Supreme Court for the United Kingdom

House of Commons Courts Bill 2003, Research Paper June 2003

Department for Constitutional Affairs Constitutional Reform: The Future of Queen's Counsel" Consultation Paper, July 2003

Department for Constitutional Affairs Constitutional reform: a new way of appointing judges, Consultation Paper, July 2003

House of Commons Constitutional Affairs Committee Judicial Appointments and a Supreme Court (court of final appeal), February 2004

Lord Falconer of Thoroton Written Evidence to the House of Lords Committee on the Constitutional Reform Bill, April 2004

Comment and Criticism

JUSTICE Judicial Appointments: extracts from a JUSTICE briefing, May 2003.

JUSTICE A Supreme Court for the United Kingdom: A JUSTICE briefing paper, May 2003

Judges' Council Response to the Consultation Papers on Constitutional Reform, November 2003