Publications

Access to Environmental Justice
Ensuring access to environmental justice in England and Wales “When it signed up to the Aarhus Convention nearly a decade ago the United Kingdom undertook to ensure that ordinary members of the public who wished ...


High Court: Record number of women judges
|Reports and Reviews
The Judicial Appointment Commission (JAC) news report The JAC published data on seven selection exercises completed since 1 April 2008 including the selection exercise data for the High Court. “Five of the 22 High Court ...

The attractiveness of Senior Judicial Appointment
|Reports and Reviews
Commissioned by the Judicial Executive Board A report commissioned by the Judicial Executive Board and undertaken by Professor Dame Hazel Genn DBE, QC looking into “The attractiveness of senior judicial appointments to highly qualified practitioners” ...

Reform of the Patents County Court
Intellectual Property Court Users’ Committee This report contains the Proposals for Reform of the Patents County Court: The Working Group 5. The Consultation 5. Executive summary 6. Background 7. The results of the Consultation 8. ...

Judicial Diversity Conference
|Reports and Reviews
Report of the Judicial Diversity Conference This report contains: Introduction from Lord Judge, the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales – 3. Report of the Judicial Diversity Conference held on 11 March 2009 – ...



Sentencing for corporate manslaughter
|General|Guidance
The Sentencing Advisory Panel On 15 November 2007 the Sentencing Advisory Panel issued a consultation paper on the sentencing for the offence of corporate manslaughter. This new offence was created by the Corporate Manslaughter and ...