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Sir John Grant McKenzie Laws (10 May 1945 – 5 April 2020) was a British judge. He served as a Lord Justice of Appeal (1999–2016) and as a High Court judge (1992–1998). Laws was married to Sophie Marshall from 1973 until her death in 2017. The couple had one daughter. He was also the uncle of Dominic Cummings.

On 5 April 2020, during the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, Laws died of problems caused by COVID-19 in Chelsea, London. He had at first been in hospital for treatment of sepsis and other conditions.

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