Being a Judge in the Modern World by Jeremy CooperBeing a Judge in the Modern World by Jeremy Cooper

Being a Judge in the Modern World

EditorJeremy Cooper

Paperback | April 8, 2017

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The role of the judiciary is constantly evolving and is in many ways more important than ever. Indeed, many argue that the sovereignty of parliament is eroding and being replaced by the respective power of judges. The Jackson Reforms of 2010, for example, saw judges bestowed with more powerover case and budget management than ever before. Equally, courtrooms are transforming under the weight of technological innovation and the increasing presence of litigants in person. Stemming from a series of lectures arranged by the Judicial College on the theme of "Being a Judge in the Modern World", this book provides a survey of many significant aspects of the modern judicial role. With contributions from some of the most senior judges in the UK and beyond, this collectionprovides a unique and firsthand insight into the development of the legal system and the challenges faced by today's judiciary. Additional contributions from the realms of journalism and civil liberties offer an external perspective and provide a wider context to the judicial voices.
Professor Jeremy Cooper was, until July 2016, Joint Director of Training in the Judicial College, London. He sat as a Tribunal Judge in both the first-tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal, also serving as Southern Regional Chairman of the Mental Health Review Tribunal. He is an Honorary Visiting Professor at the Universities of Kent an...
Title:Being a Judge in the Modern WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0 inPublished:April 8, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Professor Jeremy Cooper: Introduction2. Baron Judge of Draycote: Reflections of a Retired Lord Chief Justice3. Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd: Reflections of a Serving Lord Chief Justice4. Shami Chakrabarti CBE: Walking the Tightrope of Independence in a Constitutionally Illiterate World5. Joshua Rosenberg QC: The Embattled Judge6. Alan Rusbridger: Judges and the Modern Media7. Madame Justice Desiree Bernard: Being a Judge in the Modern World: a View from the Caribbean8. Professor Jeremy Cooper: The New World of Tribunals: A Quiet Revolution9. Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill: Reflections on the Tribunal Reform Project10. Lord Justice Ryder: Improving the Delivery of Justice11. Lord Justice Ryder: The Modernisation of Access to Justice in Times of Austerity12. Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd: The Centrality of Justice: Its Contribution to Society, and its Delivery13. Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd: Judicial Independence in a Changing Landscape14. Lady Hale of Richmond: How Diverse are Judges?15. Lord Justice Laws: Should Judges Make Law?