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Mon, 24 Feb

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Committee Room 6, House of Commons

Should we have public confirmation hearings for supreme court justices?

Lord Sandhurst QC, argues against the suggestion of such public hearings. From slightly differing standpoints, Anthony Speaight QC and Oliver Sells QC reach similar conclusions. Chaired by The Rt Hon Oliver Heald QC MP

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Should we have public confirmation hearings  for supreme court justices?
Should we have public confirmation hearings  for supreme court justices?

Time & Location

24 Feb 2020, 18:30 – 19:30

Committee Room 6, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, UK

About the event

The event is free of charge and open to members but we would ask that you ‘register your interest’ in attending on this event page as there is a limit on places. 

Three senior members of the Society, who from differing standpoints have opposed public appointment hearings for judges, defend their stances. Their papers are available HERE.

  • Lord Sandhurst QC, who as Guy Mansfield was Chairman of the Bar of England & Wales
  • Anthony Speaight QC, civil practitioner, Chair of Research of the Society
  • Oliver Sells QC, criminal practitioner, and Common Councilman of the City of London

Chairman: Sir Oliver Heald QC MP, former Solicitor-General and Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice

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