In the Media

Mind your public language, Master of Rolls tells judges

PUBLISHED March 19, 2012

The Master of the Rolls has urged judges to use caution in speaking about public matters, warning they risk undermining the independence of the judiciary.

Lord Neuberger said judges should be free to comment extra-judicially on a wide range of issues, but that they should be cautious about publicly discussing controversies as it could call into question judicial independence.

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