‘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

UK Supreme Court to sit in Wales this summer

The UK Supreme Court will sit in Wales for the first time in July 2019.

Published 1 March 2019

Strathclyde mooters to appear before Lord Reed at Supreme Court this year

Students from Strathclyde University will practice their advocacy skills in front of a justice at the UK Supreme Court this year.

Published 14 February 2019

So you want to be... a judicial assistant

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Published 12 February 2019

Permission to appeal granted in divorce case Villiers v Villiers

On appeal from the Court of Appeal Civil Division (England and Wales)

Published 11 February 2019

Lady Hale to deliver lecture on role of Supreme Court in Edinburgh next month

The President of the Supreme Court is to deliver a lecture in Edinburgh next month on the court's role as it celebrates its tenth anniversary this year.

Published 6 February 2019

UK Supreme Court launches latest ‘Debate Day programme’ for school pupils

The UK Supreme Court has launched the next round of its ‘Debate Day programme’.

Published 1 February 2019