Miller Supreme Court Judgment: Expert Reactions

11 leading academics and legal practitioners comment

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The Miller Majority: Reliant on European Perspectives and Counsel's Failings

Professor John Finnis on how the Supreme Court misread the ECA

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A Tale of Two Constitutional Duties

Graham Gee discusses Liz Truss, Lady Hale, and Miller

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Parliament and the Prerogative: From the Case of Proclamations to Miller

Timothy Endicott argues that use of the royal prerogative to exit the EU is within the constitutional role of the executive

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Terminating Treaty-based UK Rights

Professor John Finnis on the article 50 litigation

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Judging the Public Interest

Judging the Public Interest examines the Supreme Court’s quashing of the Attorney General’s decision to block disclosure of the Prince of Wales’ correspondence with ministers. The report argues that, in doing so, the judiciary confused the rule of law with the rule of courts and overstepped its constitutional limits. It recommends that Parliament act swiftly to overturn this wayward judgment, reaffirming the rule of law and Parliamentary authority.

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Making the Case Against Expansive Judicial Power

Professors Ekins and Gee argue that the public and politicians should be free to debate the role of the courts in our constitution, welcoming the willingness of some in the political class to restate the limits on judicial power and emphasising the primacy of an elected Parliament as the safeguard against injustice and the disadvantages of remaking the law by judicial process.

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Judicial Power: Past Present and Future

The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP introduced a lecture on the past, present and future of judicial power by Professor Finnis, one of the foremost legal and political thinkers of our age, for Policy Exchange’s Judicial Power Project. Lord Justice Elias, himself a former distinguished legal academic, delivered the Vote of Thanks.

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Launch of the Admin Law Blog

Launch of the Admin Law Blog

We are happy to welcome the Admin Law Blog and wish it every success. Here is the announcement: The Admin Law Blog is a forum for the discussion of ideas and developments of interest to scholars of administrative law across the common law world. It aims to connect...
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Christopher Forsyth: Questioning the Legal Establishment

Christopher Forsyth: Questioning the Legal Establishment

“greater assertiveness overall is consistent with the less deferential approach towards authority taken by today’s judges, who grew to maturity in the intellectual climate of the Sixties and Seventies and who therefore feel less hidebound by tradition than their...
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