High Court of Justice


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1 June 1658
Lord Mordaunt , whose wife was a diarist, was tried for his life by the High Court of Justice in London.
17 November 1922
Feminist and suffragist Helena Normanton (1882-1957) became the the second woman called to the English bar; she was the first woman to practise as a barrister in the High Court of Justice .
26 July 1988
The Adoption Act of Ireland allowed the High Court to authorise adoption of legitimate children whose parents failed in their parental duty for physical or moral reasons.