Supreme Justice of the Grand Unified Micronational

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The Supreme Justice of the Grand Unified Micronational, commonly known as the Supreme Judge, is the head of the Supreme Court of the GUM.

The Supreme Court, formerly known as the Justice Commission is the organisation's intermicronational judicial organ. The Supreme Court has the power to try member states and other parties which it considered could have violated intermicronational law. The Court is constitutionally obliged to remain unbiased and independent in all its decisions.

Nevertheless, before August 2010, Robert Lethler was often seen as the man controlling the proceedings of the Justice Commission, sometimes with the collaboration of the Supreme Judges, who were often forced to follow him due to the absence of a legal convention. The Supreme Justice (formerly titled officially as the Chair of the Presidium of the Supreme Tribune, and often known as the Supreme Judge) is the head of the Supreme Court, nominated by the Chair and approved by the Quorum.

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. Since the return of the organisation from its 2010-11 dormancy, the main duty of the Supreme Justice has been to interpret the Charter and to offer rulings and advice on GUM regulations and conventions.

The Supreme Justice is a post which can be seen a stepping-stone to becoming Chair, with nine Supreme Judges 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 Judge.
1 Js1.png James Stewart Democratic Duchy of Francisville 13 April 2009 13 July 2009 First official Supreme Judge.
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 Judge to become Acting Chair, after both the Chair and Vice-Chair resigned.
44527 421118634957 649604957 4819305 4120126 n.jpg Alex Whitmarsh Union of South London Soviet Socialist Republics 20 January 2013 13 March 2013 Acting Supreme Judge.
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 HRH The Grand Duke Joseph.jpg Joseph 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 Lobão 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 present