Tuesday, October 20, 2009

U.K. Supreme Court
C-Span has a long video concerning the first day of business at the new U.K. Supreme Court - Monday, October 5, 2009 .
It begins (first 9 min.) with an interview with Joshua Rozenberg - legal columnist for Standpoint magazine - followed by the proceedings in an appeal about the freezing of financial assets of terrorist suspects. 38 min. no transcript
C-Span also posted a video on YouTube of the opening ceremonies on October 16th - in the presence of the Queen, with short speeches by Lord Phillips, President of the Court and by the Prime Minister, Gordon Brown . Three justices from the U.S. Supreme Court were present. 7:42 min. no transcript