Remainer lawfare and Brexiteer backlash expose the judiciary to public and press scrutiny in unprecedented and possibly dangerous ways.
Posts Tagged: US Supreme Court
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.
Lady Hale offers ministers a double-edged sword when she suggests that they play a role in senior appointments to the bench.
Ulster citizens deserve the same marriage rights as their fellow Britons. But a recent bid to secure them through the courts was wrong.
It’s hard to see how hearings in front of MPs and peers would address the issues raised by those concerned about judicial activism.
There is plenty to dislike about the US system, but we’d do well to learn from it – if only to avoid travelling a similar road.
It’s easy, even comforting, to stick a simple narrative onto the election result. But it would be a mistake.