Foster 29Throughout August and September 2014 the Supreme Court will be holding an exhibition on its second floor before the start of the new court year.

The exhibition is being prepared by a team of academics led by Dr Charlotte L. Smith, Dr Nandini Chatterjee and Dr Stacey Hynd, who will be focusing on the role of Judicial Committee of Privy Council (JCPC) from its modern formation in 1933 to the emergence of the Commonwealth in the 1950s. The exhibition will explore how the JCPC served as an evolving hub of the British Empire and how its judges applied the common law to both translate and mediate at the crossroads of Britain’s colonial interests. Continue reading »