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Professor Kate Malleson - ‘Supreme Court opens as fears raised of US-style selection of judges’

1 October 2009

Professor Kate Malleson - ‘Supreme Court opens as fears raised of US-style selection of judges’

The new Supreme Court opens today, with Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers as President. He admits that there will be a great deal of interest with appointments made to the court and that public scrutiny of this will be inevitable. Professor Malleson said that these public-made decisions would ensure the new court will not function with anonymity and that as the court receives more attention so will composition that lacks “diversity”.


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