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Professor Le Sueur - ‘Britain prepares to open first Supreme Court’


The most senior judges in the UK are preparing to move to the new Supreme Court when it opens in October this year. A dozen judges will transfer from the House of Lords to the court that will serve as the highest court of appeal. Some experts see this as a milestone in the UK while others believe the court will have little impact on the justice system. Professor Andrew Le Sueur said: “It's significant but not a big change. It's going to be the same judges and have the same legal jurisdiction. That makes me think that we shouldn't expect any significant change in the substance of judicial decisions." Read the full story on USA Today



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