The judiciary, the government and the constitution

What is the judiciary’s place in the structure of the UK?

The Constitutional Reform Act 2005 The Lord Chancellor’s role changed dramatically on 3 April 2006, as a result of the Constitutional Reform ...

As part of the constitutional changes of April 2006, the Lord Chief Justice became responsible for some 400 statutory functions, which were ...

This section of the website aims to explain the importance of judicial independence and the consequences of that independence on the notion ...

When judges are sworn in they take two oaths/affirmations. The first is the oath of allegiance and the second the judicial oath; ...