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Senior judges occasionally make speeches or give lectures on a broad range of topics. It is our intention to publish these whenever possible.

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Consultations and responses

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From time to time judges will wish to respond to government proposals on issues which have a direct impact on the running of the courts.

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Judges' Library

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