Topic Category: Constitutional - Essentials
Published by the Constitution Unit at UCL, this lecture on 1st May 2002 looked at the different arguments for and against the forming of a new Supreme Court. The questions he considers are as follows: should appeal to the supreme court be as of right or subject to the grant of leave? What should be the criterion for this granting of leave? Should all the Law Lords sit together to hear every case? How are the Law Lords selected to sit on particular appeals?