Lady Hale named patron of The Next 100 Years

Lady Hale, former president of the UK Supreme Court, has been named as the patron of The Next 100 Years, a project dedicated to achieving equality for women in law.

Published 2 April 2020

Morrisons not liable for employee's criminal data protection breach

In a keenly-awaited landmark ruling, the UK Supreme Court has ruled supermarket chain Morrisons is not liable for the conduct of an employee who leaked payroll data for over 100,000 workers and was subsequently jailed.

Published 1 April 2020

UK Supreme Court goes online

The UK Supreme Court (UKSC) and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) will hear all cases and deliver judgments through video conferencing from today.

Published 24 March 2020

Supreme Court justice warns against politicising judicial appointments

An outgoing UK Supreme Court justice has issued two "caveats" to "anyone" thinking of politicising judicial appointments to the UK's highest court – namely that the court deals with very few political cases and that observers often "get things wrong".

Published 13 March 2020

Supreme Court school competition closes soon

Have you recently been on a tour of the UK Supreme Court with your school? Did your visit spark an interest in the law? Are you considering studying law at university? Or perhaps you have a general interest in how the justice system works here in the UK.

Published 24 January 2020

'Highly respected' Lord Reed profiled by Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 has profiled Lord Reed, the new President of the UK Supreme Court.

Published 21 January 2020

Lord Reed becomes President of the UK Supreme Court

Lord Reed has been installed as the new President of the UK Supreme Court.

Published 13 January 2020

Lady Hale to guest edit BBC Radio 4's Today programme

UK Supreme Court president Lady Hale will guest edit a special episode of BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Friday 27 December, from 6-9am.

Published 24 December 2019

Tributes paid to Lady Hale at valedictory ceremony ahead of retirement

Senior judges and lawyers paid tribute to UK Supreme Court president Lady Hale today at a valedictory ceremony marking her retirement next month.

Published 18 December 2019

UK Supreme Court’s first artwork featuring women in law unveiled to celebrate centenary

The first UK Supreme Court artwork featuring women from the legal profession has been unveiled, commemorating the centenary of the 1919 Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act, which paved the way for women to practise law.

Published 17 December 2019

Unrealistic to expect 'complete doctrinal coherence' from judges, Lady Hale says

It is "unrealistic to expect complete doctrinal coherence" from judges, the president of the UK Supreme Court, Lady Hale, has said.

Published 23 October 2019

UK Supreme Court celebrates ‘turning 10’ in style with a commemorative, activity-packed Open Day

The UK Supreme Court is hosting a special open day this month to mark its tenth anniversary.

Published 10 October 2019

School pupils invited to put questions to Supreme Court justices

The UK Supreme Court is offering school pupils the opportunity to have a live question and answer session with a justice from their own classroom.

Published 8 October 2019

Conor Gearty: Johnson's behaviour made the Supreme Court case about the very existence of the rule of law

Professor Conor Gearty, professor of human rights law at LSE Department of Law, offers his initial thoughts on the historic Miller/Cherry judgment.

Published 25 September 2019

Bid to block no-deal Brexit on basis of Good Friday Agreement to be heard by UK Supreme Court

A legal bid to stop a no-deal Brexit on the basis that it would breach the Good Friday Agreement will be heard by the UK Supreme Court tomorrow.

Published 16 September 2019