Queen Elizabeth II Law Courts, Liverpool

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Queen Elizabeth II Law Courts
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Queen Elizabeth II Law Courts
General information
Town or city Liverpool
Country  England
Coordinates 53°24′15″N 2°59′23″W / 53.4041°N 2.9896°W / 53.4041; -2.9896
Completed 1984
Client Her Majesty's Courts Service

The Queen Elizabeth II Law Courts, in Derby County Square, Liverpool, are operated by Her Majesty's Courts Service. The building contains the city's Crown Court[1] which was previously housed in St George's Hall. It also contains Liverpool District Probate Registry [2] and the Liverpool Youth Court.[3]

Opened in 1984 it was designed to echo Liverpool Castle which had stood on the same spot between the 13th and 18th Century before being demolished.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liverpool Crown Court". Her Majesty's Courts Service. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Liverpool District Probate Registry". Her Majesty's Courts Service. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Liverpool Youth Court". Her Majesty's Courts Service. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Russell Jenkins (16 December 2008). "Sean Mercer to serve minimum of 22 years for murdering Rhys Jones". London: Times Online. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  5. ^ Sarah Chapman. "BARTON GUILTY OF WALKER MURDER". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Gooch Gang members will be sentence for bringing 'murder and mayhem' to Manchester". Daily Telegraph. 7 April 2009. 
  7. ^ "Gangsters guilty of wake murder". BBC News. 6 April 2009.