UKSC



'Highly respected' Lord Reed profiled by Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 has profiled Lord Reed, the new President of the Supreme Court.

Published 21 January 2020

Lord Reed becomes first Scottish President of the Supreme Court

Lord Reed has been installed as the new President of the Supreme Court.

Published 13 January 2020

Lady Hale lists her Desert Island Judgments

Lady Hale has listed her 'Desert Island Judgments' in an interview with The Guardian.

Published 13 January 2020

Supreme Court’s first artwork featuring women in law unveiled to celebrate centenary

The first Supreme Court artwork featuring women from the legal profession has been unveiled, commemorating the centenary of the 1919 Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act, which paved the way for women to practise law.

Published 17 December 2019

Unrealistic to expect 'complete doctrinal coherence' from judges, Lady Hale says

It is "unrealistic to expect complete doctrinal coherence" from judges, the president of the UK Supreme Court, Lady Hale, has said.

Published 23 October 2019

UK Supreme Court celebrates ‘turning 10’ with commemorative open day

The Supreme Court is hosting a special open day this month to mark its tenth anniversary.

Published 10 October 2019

Supreme Court: Applications for Ask a Justice now open

The Supreme Court is offering school pupils the opportunity to have a live question and answer session with a justice from their own classroom.

Published 7 October 2019

Supreme Court finds against Boris Johnson on 'fundamental constitutional principles'

The Supreme Court's judgment handed down today upholds that of the Inner House to the effect that the advice of the Prime Minister given to the Queen to prorogue Parliament was unlawful, but does so on different grounds "calling upon what it takes to be fundamental constitutional principles rather than the standard grounds of judicial review", a constitutional expert has told Scottish Legal News.

Published 24 September 2019

‘Countless’ lives at risk from UK government’s 'dangerously short-sighted' approach to death penalty

Human rights NGO Reprieve has intervened in a UK Supreme Court case arguing that the Home Secretary is putting British lives around the globe at risk by refusing to seek death penalty assurances from the US for two men currently held in Syria.

Published 31 July 2019

UK Supreme Court finds all courts and tribunals have inherent jurisdiction to grant access to documents

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that all courts and tribunals have an inherent jurisdiction to grant access to court documents in a judgment reaffirming the principle of open justice.

Published 30 July 2019

In pictures... Supreme Court's historic Wales sitting

Via @UKSupremeCourt: "The Supreme Court’s historic first sitting in Wales is now complete. It has been a wonderful week, particularly as so many people were able to come and observe the court in action. We’re off back to London now but thank you for all the hospitality Cardiff. Until next time."

Published 26 July 2019

Lord Reed to become first Scottish President of UK Supreme Court

Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of Lord Reed as the next president of the UK Supreme Court.

Published 24 July 2019

Supreme Court Blog launches new podcast series – First Impressions

The UKSC Blog, a joint collaboration between CMS and Matrix Chambers, has launched its new podcast series, First Impressions.

Published 1 July 2019

Supreme Court goes to Cardiff for historic Wales sitting

The Supreme Court will sit in Wales for the first time when it arrives in Cardiff next month to hear three cases.

Published 18 June 2019

UKSC to determine whether holiday company is liable for sexual assault inflicted by its employee

An appeal hearing is scheduled for 1 May in the case of X (Appellant) v Kuoni Travel Ltd (Respondent), UKSC 2018/0102.

Published 12 April 2019