Harry Kenneth Woolf, PC (* 2. May 1933 in Newcastle) is since that 6. June 2000 the acting lord Chief Justice OF England and Wales, it becomes its office however at the 1. October 2005 presumably at baron Phillips OF Worth Matravers hand over. The constitutional reform made it the first lord Chief Justice, which are at the same time a president of the Courts OF England and Wales, and thus the highest judge, in place of the lord chancellor.
the college in Edinburgh visited and studied lives and career as a son of a building master and an architect right at the University of London. It became 1954 Barrister and 1979 judges at the High Court, 1992 became it a lord judge, of 4. June 1996 up to 6. June 2000 it was master OF the of roll. On the same day it followed lord Bingham OF Cornhill as a lord Chief Justice .
it does not take a sheet with its work before the mouth. 2004 it expressed itself in a speech at the University of Cambridge against the British constitutional reform 2005 , whereby a highest Court of Justice of the united kingdom in place of the House OF lord is installed as the highest industrial tribunal, with which strictly taken the lord chancellor and the government can decide future constitutional reforms.
Woolf was a chairman of the committee for the reformation of the civil law and removed many for that latin designations from the English right, in order to make it simpler and more accessible. The English judicial code of 1998 is a direct result of its work.
Woolf ranks among the supporters of a British prison reform.
baron Bingham OF Cornhill
|list the lord Chief Justice OF England and Wales|| successor|
baron Phillips OF Worth Matravers
|NAME||Woolf, Harry Kenneth|
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||baron Woolf|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||lord Chief Justice OF England and Wales (2000-2005)|
|DATE OF BIRTH||2. May 1933|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Newcastle|