Martin Partington: Spotlight on the Justice System

Keeping the English Legal System under review

Studying judges

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On Tuesday 16 November the Faculty of Laws at University College London launched a new Judicial Institute. The opening event  was a panel discussion on ‘The Future of Judging’. At a time when the judiciary is at an important crossroads, this event explored the changing roles of judges and the challenges facing the modern judiciary as a result of developments in politics and society, science and technology, law, litigation and globalisation.

This is an extremely important research initiative that should throw considerable light on a part of the legal system that has not hitherto been the subject of a great deal of empirical research.


Written by lwtmp

November 24, 2010 at 3:10 pm

Posted in Chapter 4, Chapter 9

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  1. Just saw this post, looking forward to future publications by the UCL Judicial Institute. You’ve mentioned that there was a panel discussion on the future of judging, please let me know if you come across a transcript /audio recording/ article on what was discussed. Unfortunately there was no related media on the UCL JI website.


    January 23, 2011 at 1:10 pm

  2. Good question: I will find out. I hope to have a podcast with one of the directors of the Centre on this blog soon. I will get an answer to you question then!


    January 25, 2011 at 12:54 pm

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