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law lord

a colloquial name for a LORD OF APPEAL IN ORDINARY or other judge who sits on the Judicial Committee of the House of Lords.
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some of the Law Lords' decisions are very hard to understand.
On Wednesday, four of five law lords had rejected an appeal by British Home Secretary Theresa May, who had been trying to save a law banning non-European spouses between 18 and 21 from entering Britain, The Telegraph reports.
The officers in Jersey were, as the Law Lords said, dealing with "experienced and sophisticated criminals who could be expected to second guess the police tactics."
I want to see the Law Lords decision, which denies sufferers compensation, overturned."
Summary: The UK's new highest court opens on Thursday, with the Law Lords becoming Justices of the Supreme Court.
Previously, a group of Law Lords in the House of Lords ruled on appeal cases in private.
Michael Orlik added: "A lot of work at Lodders went into preparing this case -and together with my colleague Maggie Smith we found it an interesting experience being closely involved with one of the Law Lords' last-ever judgments."
The Law Lords agreed that changes to the law were a matter for Parliament, but upheld Ms Purdy's argument that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Keir Starmer QC, should put in writing the factors that he regarded as relevant in deciding whether or not to prosecute.
A panel of nine Law Lords found the procedure contravened the European Convention on
A panel of nine Law Lords who preside over the highest court in the land ruled the use of secret evidence at control order hearings did not amount to a fair trial and contravened the European Convention on Human Rights.
FOUR men jailed for the murder of two Birmingham teenagers at a New Year party could be freed because of a landmark ruling by the Law Lords.
I SEE the Law Lords have granted more prisoners the right to claim compensation because their human rights were breached by having to slop out.