By Jennifer Lipman, July 13, 2012
The head of the civil judiciary has been named as the next Supreme Court president.
Lord Neuberger's appointment as the most senior judge in the UK was confirmed on Thursday. He will be sworn in on October 1, succeeding Lord Phillips.
Lord Neuberger, 64, is the brother-in-law of Baroness Neuberger, senior rabbi of the Reform's flagship West London congregation.