Lord Rodger It is with sorrow that we have learned of the death of Alan Rodger, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, on 26 June 2011.

The Supreme Court's website carries tributes paid  to Lord Rodger on Tuesday 28 June by the President of the Supreme Court, Lord Phillips, and the Deputy President, Lord Hope.

Lord Rodger was a DPhil student at New College, Oxford, a Junior Research Fellow at Balliol, and a Fellow of New College from 1970 to 1972. More recently he had served as High Steward of the University, and as Visitor of Balliol, St Hugh's, and Wolfson Colleges. He taught Roman Law in recent years in Oxford, and served on the Faculty's external advisory council. He was not only one of the country's leading judges, but also a fine teacher and a leading scholar, and a great friend to Law in Oxford.