What's New - 2010

6 April 2010
JCO News Release
Committee to examine ‘super-injunctions’

31 March 2010
New guideline hourly rates for 2010

31 March 2010
Speech by Lord Judge, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales
The Judicial Studies Board Lecture 2010 (PDF 91kb)

31 March 2010
No. 10 Press Notice
Appointment of The Right Honourable Sir Nicholas Peter Rathbone Wall as President of the Family Division

31 March 2010
In the Central Criminal Court
R -v- Peter Blake, John Twomey, Glenn Cameron and Barry Hibberd
Verdicts and summary reasons (PDF 55kb) | Full judgment (PDF 603kb)

30 March 2010
Speech by Sir Mark Potter, President of the Family Division
Address at the Annual Seminar of District Judges (PDF 84kb)

29 March 2010
JCO / MoJ joint press notice
Appointments announced to Sentencing Council

29 March 2010
Speech by Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Master of the Rolls
Costs, Management, Proportionality and Insurance (PDF 113kb)

26 March 2010
Sentencing remarks of Lord Justice Thomas
Regina v lnnospec Limited (PDF 636kb)

26 March 2010
Practice Direction
Revised Private law Programme (effective from 1 April 2010) (PDF 60kb)

26 March 2010
Practice Direction
Public Law Proceedings Guide to Case Management: April 2010 (PDF 93.78Kb)
This case management guidance comes into effect on 6 April 2010. It is published jointly by the President of the Family Division, and the Ministry of Justice, and replaces the Public Law Outline Practice Direction of April 2008.

26 March 2010
High Court (Queen's Bench Division) Administrative Court – Approved judgment
London Borough of Hillingdon & ors and Secretary of State for Transport and Transport for London (Heathrow third runway judgment) (PDF 150kb)

18 March 2010
Expenses claimed by the senior judiciary

17 March 2010
Responses to Legal Services Board consultation - Alternative business structures: approaches to licensing - Master of the Rolls

17 March 2010
In The High Court of Justice Chancery Division - Approved judgment
Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) and the Charity Commission for England and Wales and the Equality and Human Rights Commission

17 March 2010
Review of Civil Litigation Costs steering group

15 March 2010
Statement from the Judicial Communications Office
Baroness Stern’s review of the way in which rape complaints are handled by public authorities

12 March 2010
Sentencing remarks of the Hon. Mr Justice Roderick Evans
Birmingham City Council –v– AG, IA, JA (PDF 101kb)

11 March 2010
Speech by Mr Justice Eady
Launch of new “Centre for Law, Justice & Journalism” at City University, London (PDF 189kb)

26 February 2010
Court of Appeal (Civil Division) on Appeal from the Divisional Court
The Queen on the application of Binyam Mohamed - v - Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

25 February 2010
In The High Court of Justice Birmingham District Registry
Birmingham City Council –v– AG, IA, JA (PDF 195kb)

25 February 2010
Speech by The Hon. Mr Justice Roderick Evans
The Lord Callaghan Memorial Lecture 2010: Devolution and the Administration of Justice (PDF 112kb)

25 February 2010
The Office for Judicial Complaints (OJC) have issued their Annual Report 2008/9

25 February 2010
Judicial Communications Office news release
Senior President of Tribunals responds to advisory panel on judicial diversity report

25 February 2010
Guideline Hourly Rates for 2010

24 February 2010
Judicial Communications Office news release
Response to advisory panel on judicial diversity report

24 February 2010
Judicial Communications Office news release
Senior President of Tribunals Publishes Annual Report: Tribunals Transformed

Related link: Annual Report: Tribunals Transformed (PDF 767kb)

23 February 2010
Speech by Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Master of the Rolls
The ethics of professionalism in the 21st century (PDF 88kb)

22 February 2010
Judicial and Court Statistics 2008

19 February 2010
Statement from the Judicial Communications Office
Peter Blake and bail

17 February 2010
Judicial Communications Office news release
Response to Jury research:  “Are juries fair?”

12 February 2010
Court of Appeal (Civil Division) on Appeal from the Employment Appeal Tribunal
Nadia Eweida - v - British Airways PLC (PDF 80kb)

12 February 2010
Speech by Nicholas Moss, JP
Community, confidence, the magistracy and the right to a fair trial (PDF 89kb)

11 February 2010
Speech by The Rt Hon Lady Justice Arden DBE
Is the convention ours? Seminar to mark the official opening of the judicial year (PDF 102kb)

10 February 2010
Court of Appeal (Civil Division) on Appeal from the High Court of Justice
The Queen on the application of Davender Ghai - v - Newcastle City Council & others

10 February 2010
Court of Appeal (Civil Division) on Appeal from the Divisional Court
The Queen on the application of Binyam Mohamed - v - Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

5 February 2010
Speech by Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Master of the Rolls
Professional discipline - challenges for the future (PDF 51kb)

3 February 2010
Judicial Communications Office news release
Lord Chief Justice Publishes Administration of Justice Review

Related link: Administration of Justice Review report

English version (PDF 463kb) | Welsh version (PDF 322kb)

29 January 2010
Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) – Approved judgment
R –v– Sheppard and Whittle

26 January 2010
High Court (Family Division) Coventry District Registry – Approved judgment
TE and SH and S (PDF 187kb)

25 January 2010
Responses to MoJ consultation: Future of the Parole Board

25 January 2010
Responses to Legal Services Baord consultation: Consultation on regulatory independence - Supplementary Consultation Paper

22 January 2010
Sentencing remarks of Mr Justice Keith
In the Matter of the Edlington Two (PDF 43kb)

Related link: Ruling on application to lift reporting notification on the defendants’ identities (PDF 31kb)

21 January 2010
Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) – Approved judgment
R –v– Barker (PDF 87kb)

20 January 2010
Statement from the Judicial Communications Office
In the matter of Munir Hussain

20 January 2010
Statement from the Judicial Communications Office
Mrs Justice Cox: British Airways Plc –v– Unite the Union

15 January 2010
High Court (Divisional Court) - Birmingham Magistrates Court – Approved judgment
R and Birmingham Magistrates' –v– Woolley (PDF 65kb)

14 January 2010
Review of Civil Litigation Costs

Lord Justice Jackson has published the final report of his review of the rules and principles governing the costs of civil litigation.

14 January 2010
Judicial Communications Office news release
Jackson review calls for a package of reforms to rein in the costs of civil justice

11 January 2010
High Court (Queen's Bench Division) Administrative Court – Approved judgment
British Gurkha Welfare Society –v– MOD (PDF 163kb)