He will remember Lady Hale and her swipe over “girly swots”. More pertinently, he will have in mind the court’s constitutionally illterate decision over prorogation.
Asserting the rights of Parliament over the EU is half the European mission. Asserting them over the ECHR is the other half.
Its verdict fundamentally misunderstands Parliamentary Sovereignty – thus raising big questions about the future of the judiciary and the stability of our constitution.
Remainer lawfare and Brexiteer backlash expose the judiciary to public and press scrutiny in unprecedented and possibly dangerous ways.
The improper expansion of judicial authority is hindering our military and intelligence services in the defence of the realm.
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.