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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...

Jane Smith: The demise of non-justiciability

Jane Smith: The demise of non-justiciability

Related Content North and south of the Border, the courts at first instance dismissed the Miller/Cherry claims in short order as non-justiciable. Miller proceeded directly to the Supreme Court by virtue of the “leapfrog” procedure. Cherry, however, was appealed to the...

Alison Young: Deftly guarding the constitution

Alison Young: Deftly guarding the constitution

Related Content The Supreme Court’s decision in Miller v Prime Minister and Cherry v The Advocate General is to be welcomed. It demonstrates a delicate balance between law and politics, affirming the Supreme Court’s role as the guardian of the  UK’s constitution.The...

Debating the Supreme Court’s prorogation judgment

Debating the Supreme Court’s prorogation judgment

Related Content  The Supreme Court’s judgment in Miller/Cherry[2019] UKSC 41, holding that Parliament was not prorogued on 10 September, is by any measure a momentous judgment.  Policy Exchange’s Judicial Power Project commented on the litigation before this judgment...

Commentary on Lord Sumption’s Reith Lectures

Commentary on Lord Sumption’s Reith Lectures

Former Supreme Court Justice Lord Sumption gave the 2019 Reith Lectures, covering the relationship between the law and politics. Richard Ekins, Head of the Judicial Power Project and co-author of Lord Sumption and the Limits of the Law, responds with this series of commentaries on the lectures.

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NEW PUBLICATION: Professor Martin Loughlin outlines the failings he perceives in the Supreme Court’s recent prorogation judgment. policyexchange.org.u…