TITLE

Birmingham lobbyists demand senior judges

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Joanne
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;11/14/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 44, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a fight by a group of lawyers in Birmingham, Alaska with the government to have high court judges resident in the city. The campaigners include the Birmingham Law Society spearheaded by professional and financial services lobby group Birmingham Forward. According to the group £ 2.5 could be saved annually if cases were relocated from the capital due to a reduction in overheads and the use of local solicitors and barristers. Current protocol of the government does not allow High court judges to sit permanently in the region.
ACCESSION #
19667035

 

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