The ‘modernising’ of the judiciary by politicians, and their insistence judges be cosy with senior civil servants, undermines a centuries-old institution
‘To protect the priceless asset of judicial independence, we need to take great care over the way we choose our judges’
My piece in the latest print edition of Standpoint explores the structural failures of the International Criminal Court in the light of its most notorious trial.
My article in today’s Law Society Gazette reviews a new book on feminist judgments and mentions one of the reasons why people of the opposite sex are now campaigning for the right to register a civil partnership in preference to marriage — something that the law does not, at present, permit.
So what now? Who is to be Lord Chancellor and/or Secretary of State for Justice? Who is to be Attorney General? We don’t even know what party they’ll be from.