Leaders in Law: Lord Justice Ward


To Die or Not to Die? Life and Death Decisions of the Judiciary

Lord Justice Ward

Sir Alan Hylton Ward has been described by The Times as ‘the UK’s most charismatic judge’ and was once voted ‘the most human face of the judiciary’. In a distinguished judicial career spanning 18 years in the Court of Appeal and almost 24 years as a judge, Lord Justice Ward has presided over many notable cases but the decision to separate conjoined twins Grace and Rosie Attard was perhaps the most compelling. Here, he will describe the background to this complex ruling.

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