We are not living in the United States, and must not allow judges to determine our future. The concluding piece in our mini-series on judicial power.
Posts Tagged: Supreme Court
They are joined by Lord Hope, former Deputy President of the Supreme Court, and Joshua Rozenberg.
The first part of a mini-series on the growth of judicial power.
Die-hard Remainers have a clear strategy. The Prime Minister must move swiftly and decisively to defeat it.
While Continuity Remainers and worried Leavers both see today’s judgment as a block to Brexit, MPs will still vote for it in the end.
Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling against this illiberal Scottish scheme found it currently illegal — but not impossible.
One constant risk to our constitutional settlement is that courts will go too far in reviewing executive action – that they will promote the rule of judges under the guise of the rule of law.
It is the product of a system in which judges and lawsuits have deeply encroached on the proper role of politicians and elections.
Writing for Policy Exchange’s Judicial Power Project, Professor John Finnis sets out why the Prime Minister was right to remove reference to ‘international law’.
Lord Hennessy: Never before in recent times have constitutional possibility and peril jostled together quite like this
It’s crucial for the shared future of those who live in these islands that we should not Balkanise ourselves, in either structural terms or in our minds and hearts.