This is the second of a three-part ConHome mini-series from Policy Exchange on the judges, public policy and the election.
Posts Tagged: ECHR
The armed forces do not wish to be above the law. The Human Rights Act has had unforeseen consequences, which have caused injustice.
“It is our stubborn attachment to running ourselves that will end up making our society fairer and more prosperous.” Johnson’s Brexit speech – full text
“It has become absolutely clear to me that we cannot take the argument for granted.”
David Campbell Bannerman: We’ve voted to leave the EU but, until Brexit takes place, we need to keep our MEPs
Each one of us will have a vote on any deal – and 73 MEPs may well be crucial to passing it.
Profile: the European Court of Justice – about which much is often said, and of which little is usually known
Each side in the Brexit debate regards its position as the only one a sane person could take, while the other side’s arguments are madly exaggerated and provocative.
Richard Ekins: The Charter of Fundamental Rights gives judges too much power, and is bad for accountable government
Labour’s newfound enthusiasm for it is hard to square with its nature or history – including the history of how it was opposed by Tony Blair.
Interview: May – No, we’re not proposing leaving the ECHR. For the moment, we will look “at what else we can do”
But she confirms that Britain is leaving the ECJ’s jurisdiction, and says that there is a very clear choice on Thursday – between “me and Jeremy Corbyn”.
The second part of our mini-series on the growth of judicial power.
The first part of a mini-series on the growth of judicial power.
The Emmerson row is the straw on the back of this exhausted camel.
Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling against this illiberal Scottish scheme found it currently illegal — but not impossible.