(in full Lord of Appeal in Ordinary)
Definition of Lord of Appeal in English:
Formal term for law lord.
- Six of the seven Lords of Appeal allowed the appeal, but (in the majority of their opinions) only with respect to a small number of the charges.
- The Prime Minister also has a say in the appointment of the Lord Chief Justice and of the Lords Justice and Lords of Appeal.
- Their official title is Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, however they are usually known as Law Lords.