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Bishops And Homage

Today, the new Archbishop of York formally did homage for the temporalities of his new see. Because of the pandemic, the ceremony took place via video link. In normal times, it would involve a small ceremony at Buckingham Palace or … Continue reading

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Great Offices Of State vs. Great Officers Of State

When Sajid Javid was appointed Home Secretary, he became the first person of color to hold one of the Great Offices of State. However, he is not the first person of color to be a Great Officer of State–that honor … Continue reading

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Should Lord Chancellors Be Lawyers Once More?

In his testimony before the House of┬áLords Select Committee on the Constitution today, the President of the Supreme Court, Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, suggested that he and his colleagues would prefer a Lord Chancellor “who had the court system and … Continue reading

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