Thursday, August 11, 2011

Slow-track Procedure

The UK Supreme Court Blog today posted the Supreme Court poem, written by Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate between 1999 and 2009, which is enscribed on the semi-circular stone benches opposite the main entrance to the court. The poem tells us that "Here Justice sits and lifts her steady scales", and about how the court's judgments balance "The weight of rights and freedoms" "With fairness and with duty to the world". Strangely, though, there is nothing about how long it takes the court to hand down those judgments...

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