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Lord Chancellor

head of the English judicial system and an important member of the government, remarkably contrary to any notion of separation of powers. He sits on the woolsack when in the House of Lords. He has a very heavy administrative responsibility for the whole justice system in England. The Lord Chancellor at the time of writing also holds the office of Minister for Constitutional Affairs, suggesting that in due course the administration of justice functions of the Lord Chancellor may fall within a kind of ‘Ministry of Justice’.
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The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, said he wanted to 'rebalance' the justice system in favour of the victims and send a message to the law-abiding majority that they will be supported in taking a stand against yobs.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer of Thoroton, said he planned to change the rules so that peers convicted of an offence would lose both their House of Lords membership and their titles.
The shake-up is part of a pounds 98 million modernisation of our legal system ordered by Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine.
Then he compared himself to Henry VIII's all-powerful Lord Chancellor, Lord Wolsey.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Mackay, has also agreed in principle to a meeting with Mrs Anderson.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer of Thoroton, has already allowed a pilot scheme in the Court of Appeal.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, admitted this was because of lack of resources
Currently the Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, is in charge of the process of making judicial appointments.
But for the first time the Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer of Thoroton, announced that he was in favour of allowing filming if it helped to increase public confidence in the criminal justice system.
After receiving his call to spend two weeks in the jury box later this month, Mr Michael met the Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer, to discuss whether he could comply and was told that he could.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Falconer is under renewed parliamentary pressure to reach a verdict about the future of Teesside Coroner Michael Sheffield.
The Lord Chancellor, Lord Irvine of Lairg, has announced a range of options which could see traditional court dress consigned to history in England and Wales.

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