Master of the Rolls


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Master of the Rolls

(in England) a judge of the court of appeal: the senior civil judge in the country and the Keeper of the Records at the Public Record Office
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The hearing in London before the Master of the Rolls, who heads the Civil Division and deals with the most difficult and sensitive cases, is scheduled for June 24-25.
It was agreed that she would continue receiving the drug - said to halve the chances of a recurrence of her form of breast cancer - pending the ruling by the Master of the Rolls Sir Anthony Clarke, Lord Justice Brooke and Lord Justice Buxton.
Lawyers and judges led by former Master of the Rolls Lord Donaldson are furious that suspects will only be able to appeal to immigration tribunals and not the High Court.
Former Master of the Rolls Lord Donaldson said Archer should be able to seek judicial review of the decision, which has seen him confined to Wayland Prison in Norfolk, rather than the more comfortable conditions of an open jail.
Lord Dyson, the Master of the Rolls, and two other appeal judges opened up the possibility that the royal correspondence could soon be revealed to the public gaze.
However, the Master of the Rolls, Lord Dyson, pointed out that Finnigan, from Sunderland, had been able to communicate well enough to sell cannabis to undercover police officers and dismissed all his claims as groundless.
Master of the Rolls Lord Dyson branded the rule "disproportionate".
Chris Cassidy was given the title Master of the Rolls after winning the Painting and Decorating Association's annual apprentice paperhanger competition.
Lord Neuberger, the Master of the Rolls, said denials by the Security Service of knowing of any ill treatment of US terror suspect detainees "does not seem to have been true" in Mr Mohamed's case.
But Lord Justice Laws, sitting with Master of the Rolls Lord Clarke and Lord Justice Waller, rejected any suggestion that the scheme was "in truth only a charade, the product of a settled intention by government to set a formula which would yield a zero figure for compensation".
Master of the Rolls Sir Anthony Clarke, President of the High Court Queen's Bench Division Sir Igor Judge and Lord Justice Dyson said, while they had "every sympathy" for Beverley Clarke and Rose Gentle, the UK was not obliged to set up an independent inquiry into the lawfulness of the invasion.
But the Master of the Rolls, Sir Anthony Clarke, Lord Justice Brooke and Lord Justice Neuberger, announced their decision in London yesterday, dismissing the Home Secretary's appeal against an earlier High Court ruling.

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