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Judicial Power, The Judicial Power Project And The Uk, Paul Craig Jan 2017

Judicial Power, The Judicial Power Project And The Uk, Paul Craig

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It is axiomatic that all power requires justification, and that is equally true for judicial power as for other species thereof. This article is primarily concerned with judicial power in the UK. The subject will be approached through consideration of the Judicial Power Project, which has been critical of the courts, much of this being sharp-edged, and fierce. There is repeated talk of judicial overreach and consequent legitimacy crisis, as the courts are said to encroach on terrain that is properly the preserve of the political branch of government.

It is by the same token important that the critics are ...


Should Judges Be Politicians?: The English Experience, Gareth Jones Apr 1982

Should Judges Be Politicians?: The English Experience, Gareth Jones

Indiana Law Journal

Addison C. Harris Memorial Lecture presented April 9-10, 1981, at Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington.


Codification And Judge-Made Law: A Problem Of Coexistence, Leslie George Scarman Apr 1967

Codification And Judge-Made Law: A Problem Of Coexistence, Leslie George Scarman

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Russian Judiciary Act Of 1922 And Some Comments On The Administration Of Justice In The Soviet Union, W.J. Wagner Apr 1966

The Russian Judiciary Act Of 1922 And Some Comments On The Administration Of Justice In The Soviet Union, W.J. Wagner

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.