Lord Neuberger

Type: Person
Name: Lord Neuberger
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Assisted dying: change the law so that the terminally ill die with dignity | Observer editorial

If the assisted dying bill becomes law, it will put an end to prolonged suffering Debbie Purdy in 2009 when she won her battle to clarify the law on assisted suicide. Photograph: Oli Scarff/"Dying is a part of life," writes Archbishop Desmond Tutu in ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Lord Carlile: Suicide Bill would force a painful choice on the silent majority

_ Do we really want to license assisted suicide within the health service?The Supreme Court has said that it is for Parliament to consider whether the legal ban on encouraging or assisting suicide should remain. Parliament will have an opportunity to ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Former Archbishop of Canterbury calls for Government to rethink 'right to die' for the ill law

Lord Carey, the ex-Archbishop of Canterbury, has called for Parliament to think again about whether terminally ill patients should be granted the right to choose when to die. Lord Carey’s views run counter to the long-established position of the Church ... [Published The Independent - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Assisted Dying Bill to be debated in Parliament next Friday (July 18)

President of Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger, says:“Parliament now has the opportunity to address the issue of whether section 2 [of the Suicide Act] should be relaxed or modified, and if so how, in the knowledge that, if it is not satisfactorily addressed, ... [Published ePolitix.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

The right remedy

A recent Supreme Court decision should make it easier for developers to argue that damages rather than an injunction should be awarded in nuisance casesWhat do an old noisy speedway track in the Suffolk countryside and a modern city centre development ... [Published Building.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Specialist regulation is best, says BSB chair

The chairman of the Bar Standards Board has countered calls for a single overarching legal regulator by putting a case for ‘smaller’ expert regulation.Lady Deech said the financial market crash and scandals in the healthcare sector demonstrate the dangers ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rectifying a poorly drafted Will

A recent Supreme Court case, Marley v Rawlings ruled for the first time at the highest judicial level on the circumstances under which a will may be rectified pursuant to s20(1)(a) of the Administration of Justice Act 1982.An elderly couple, Mr & Mrs ... [Published Clarkslegal - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 5 reports

Court rules against right to die but judge voices support

Some severely disabled people should be allowed help if they want to take their own lives, according to one of the most senior judges in Britain.Lady Hale , deputy president of the UK’s Supreme Court , said yesterday it would not be beyond the wit of ... [Published Irish Times - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Britons lose right-to-die case but campaigners see progress

Reuters  –LONDON (Reuters) - A paralyzed car crash victim and the widow of a man who had locked-in syndrome lost a legal bid at Britain's highest court on Wednesday for the right to assisted suicide - but some of the judges signaled parliament should ... [Published Yahoo! India - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Neuberger backs single regulator but criticises LSB for adding “cost and confusion”

The president of the Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger, has backed calls for single legal regulator, while accusing the (LSB) of adding to cost and confusion.Meanwhile, he emphasised the “special position” in society held by lawyers, and raised concerns over ... [Published Legal Futures - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 4 reports

COURT SKETCH BAN 'ARCHAIC' - JUDGE

By Press AssociationPublished: 13:52 EST, 24 June 2014 | Updated: 13:52 EST, 24 June 2014A rule which prevents court artists drawing in courtrooms is "archaic", according to the UK's most senior judge.Lord Neuberger, President of the Supreme Court - ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

'Flaws in law help crime bosses to keep cash,' says Britain's top judge

Britain's most senior judge has warned that the fight to seize the illegal profits of crime bosses is being undermined by flaws in the law.Lord Neuberger, the President of the Supreme Court, said that the Proceeds of Crime Act was “poorly drafted” and ... [Published London Evening Standard - Jun 23 2014]

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Assisted dying bill must not stall in Lords, ur... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 16 hours ago]
A life and death question: hopes and fears rise... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 12 2014]
Assisted dying: change the law so that the term... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 12 2014]
Lord Carlile: Suicide Bill would force a painfu... [Published Telegraph - Jul 12 2014]
Former Anglican leader Lord Carey voices suppor... [Published Voice of Russia - Jul 12 2014]
Welby and Carey speak publicly of opposing posi... [Published The Independent - Jul 11 2014]
Former Archbishop of Canterbury calls for Gover... [Published The Independent - Jul 11 2014]
The Assisted Dying Bill to be debated in Parlia... [Published ePolitix.com - Jul 11 2014]
The right remedy [Published Building.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
Specialist regulation is best, says BSB chair [Published Law Society Gazette - Jul 08 2014]
Rectifying a poorly drafted Will [Published Clarkslegal - Jul 08 2014]
New judicial review test “risks undermining rul... [Published Litigation Futures - Jul 07 2014]
True meaning [Published Private Client Adviser - Jul 04 2014]
Challenge to Joint Tenant NTQ Rule Looks Set to... [Published Forbes Solicitors - Jul 03 2014]
The state should not be the god of death [Published Spiked Online - Jul 03 2014]
Hale makes “business case” for bringing more wo... [Published Litigation Futures - Jul 03 2014]
New LSB chairman joins calls for single regulator [Published Legal Futures - Jul 02 2014]
M & S PROFILE: Duncan Matthews QC [Published New Law Journal - Jul 01 2014]
Wednesday: Campaigners lose 'right to die' case [Published BBC - Jun 29 2014]
Legal Comment on Nicklinson, Lamb and AM Appeals [Published Journal of Medical Ethics - Jun 27 2014]
Campaigners lose right to die appeal at UK Supr... [Published EHospice - Jun 27 2014]
Fresh proceedings on same facts - two bites of ... [Published Clarkslegal - Jun 27 2014]
News in brief: week beginning 23 June 2014 [Published Solicitors Journal - Jun 27 2014]
Supreme Court rejects challenge to rule in Monk... [Published Local Government Lawyer - Jun 27 2014]
British high court rejects challenges to assist... [Published Catholic Herald - Jun 26 2014]
Court rules against right to die but judge voic... [Published Irish Times - Jun 26 2014]
Britons lose right-to-die case but campaigners ... [Published Yahoo! India - Jun 25 2014]
Britons lose right-to-die case but campaigners ... [Published Voice of Russia - Jun 25 2014]
​Supreme Court is supreme, says Neuberger [Published Law Society Gazette - Jun 25 2014]
JUDGES CONCERN OVER REVIEW REFORM [Published Mail Online UK - Jun 25 2014]
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Ban on courtroom sketching 'archaic', says supr... [Published Media: Greenslade | guardian.co.uk - Jun 24 2014]
The ridiculous law that prevents artists from drawing in courtrooms has rightly been described as "archaic" by the president of the supreme court, Lord Neuberger. He told a bar council conference in Belfast that the ban made "little sense in an age ...
Top Judge: 'Liberal Censoriousness' Shutting Do... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 14 2014]
One of Britain's most senior judges has warned that traditional attitudes to issues such as sexuality are being shut out of debate by a form of liberal "censoriousness" that only tolerates "inoffensive" views to be heard. Lord Neuberger, president ...
Life sentences: an evolving synthesis | Editorial [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 19 2014]
The appeal court's ruling is part of an evolution that should be embraced and not abandoned, as too many on the right argue so dangerously The English judges, so often the punchbag for reflexive law-and-order prejudice, may be waking up to some unaccustomed ...
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