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Catherine Barnard: The unanimity in Cherry/Miller

Catherine Barnard: The unanimity in Cherry/Miller

Related Content  Prior to the Supreme Court’s judgment, there was much speculation as to exactly how the Supreme Court would divide – 8:3, 7:4 or even 6:5 – and considerable speculation as to who would be on which side in the light of the questions posed and previous...

Michael Sexton: Judicialising politics

Michael Sexton: Judicialising politics

Related Content  The Supreme Court’s decision in Miller/Cherry that suspending Parliament was unlawful is an extraordinary contribution to a long term trend in Western countries: the judicialisation of politics, that is, the transfer of political, social and economic...

Paul Yowell: Miller (No 2) and political questions

Paul Yowell: Miller (No 2) and political questions

Related Content The figures just published do not signify an actual increase in incidents of hate In Bush v Gore (2004) the US Supreme Court stopped Florida’s recount of votes in the presidential election, sealing George Bush’s slim lead. After time for reflection,...

Dr David Tomkins: The Anisminic of justiciability?

Dr David Tomkins: The Anisminic of justiciability?

Related Content Some cases end up deciding much more in retrospect than they did at the time they were decided. The case of Anisminic [1969] 2 AC 147 (HL) comes to mind as one of the clearest examples of such a case in public law, with later courts taking the judgment...

Aileen McHarg: The Art of Judicial Disguise

Aileen McHarg: The Art of Judicial Disguise

Related Content The prorogation case is undoubtedly the most challenging that the Supreme Court has had to deal with so far in its relatively short history, involving a high-stakes dispute in extremely politicised territory in which there was a real risk to the...

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