Supreme Court of the Grand Unified Micronational

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The Supreme Court of the Grand Unified Micronational is the organisation's judicial branch. It's led by the supreme justice, and also consists of a number of associate justices (currently three). The Court is assisted by the registrar.

The court has jurisdiction over all cases of GUM law, and any case of international law where every party consents to the Court's jurisdiction. The supreme justice is elected by Quorum every six months. They then nominate associate justices, who must be confirmed by Quorum to take office.

The Court was previously known as the Justice Commission. Before August 2010, chair Robert Lethler was often seen as the man controlling its proceedings. Sometimes, this was with the collaboration of the supreme justices, who were often forced to follow him in the absence of any legal convention. The Justice Commission brought New Scientopia to trial over negligent disclosure of information regarding New Europe, offered possible trial to the Kingdom of Camuria, introduced the illegalisation of hacking, compiled a list of intermicronational legal terms with clear definitions, and declared official opinions regarding events such as the Rhodesian War.

Supreme justice

The supreme justice's office is one of the most powerful and prestigious in the organisation. It's a post which can be seen a stepping-stone to becoming Chair, with nine supreme justices going on to become Chair immediately following their term. This is moreso the case than even the vice-Chair of the organisation.

Picture Name Country Term start Term end Notes
Commerusia.png Robert Lethler Democratic People's Republic of Erusia February 2009 13 April 2009 De-facto supreme justice.
1 Js1.png James Stewart Democratic Duchy of Francisville 13 April 2009 13 July 2009 First official supreme justice.
2 Commerusia.png Robert Lethler Democratic People's Republic of Erusia 13 July 2009 13 October 2009
3 Js1.png James Stewart Democratic Duchy of Francisville 13 October 2009 13 January 2010
4 Wilhelm I in 2009.png Wilhelm von Hartmann Empire of New Europe 13 January 2010 14 June 2010
Vacant 14 June 2010 13 July 2010
5 CrownPrinceJonathan2010.jpg Jonathan Nobilissimus Caesar Empire of Austenasia 13 July 2010 13 September 2010
Vacant 13 September 2010 14 August 2011
6 JonathanDec11.png Jonathan Nobilissimus Caesar Empire of Austenasia 14 August 2011 13 December 2011
7 Wilhelm I in 2009.png Wilhelm von Hartmann Empire of New Europe 13 December 2011 13 March 2012
8 2011Summit Jacob.jpg Jacob Tierney Free State of Renasia 13 March 2012 13 June 2012
9 HMCiprian.png Ciprian I Kingdom of Juclandia 13 June 2012 13 September 2012
10 JonathanSep12.jpg Jonathan Nobilissimus Caesar Empire of Austenasia 13 September 2012 19 January 2013 First supreme justice to become Acting Chair, after both the Chair and Vice-Chair resigned.
44527 421118634957 649604957 4819305 4120126 n.jpg Alex Ulbricht Union of South London Soviet Socialist Republics 20 January 2013 13 March 2013 Acting supreme justice.
11 Quentinwyvern2013.jpg Quentin I Kingdom of Wyvern 13 March 2013 13 September 2013
12 Jacob2012.jpg Jacob Tierney Free State of Renasia 13 September 2013 27 October 2013
13 HMCiprian.png Ciprian I Kingdom of Juclandia 27 October 2013 13 December 2013
14 BradleyPope.jpg Bradley of Dullahan Kingdom of Wyvern 13 December 2013 13 March 2014
15 Brooke Kennedy.jpg Brooke Kennedy Ashukov Federation 13 March 2014 13 June 2014
16 Pride 2.jpg Taeglan I Nihilus Reylan Imperial Triumvirate 13 June 2014 13 December 2014
17 Oficial Portrait.JPG Arthur I Technocratic Capital of Würdigeland 13 December 2014 1 April 2015
18 ICJA2015.jpg Jonathan I Empire of Austenasia 1 April 2015 14 June 2015
Vacant 14 June 2015 5 June 2016
19 Pride 2.jpg Taeglan I Nihilus Reylan Imperial Triumvirate 5 June 2016 2 January 2017
20 BradleyPope.jpg Bradley of Dullahan Kingdom of Wyvern 2 January 2017 3 December 2017
21 Kingdom of Shorewell Flag.jpg Bilal I Shorewell 3 December 2017 11 February 2018
Vacant 11 February 2018 14 April 2018
22 EmperorOfAdammia2018.jpg Adam I Empire of Adammia 14 April 2018 7 July 2018
Vacant 7 July 2018 8 September 2018
23 HEden.jpg Horatio Eden Amissopian Federation 8 September 2018 25 August 2019
24 Shiro of ZenraxCrop.jpeg Shiro of Zenrax State of Zenrax 25 August 2019 11 January 2020
25 BradleyPope.jpg Bradley of Dullahan Kingdom of Wyvern 11 January 2020 2 January 2021
26 AnthonyClark.png Anthony Clark New Florence 2 January 2021 present

List of associate justices

This is a list of all associate justices. The incumbents are listed in bold.

See also