UK Constitutional Law Association

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Patrick O’Brien: When Judges Misbehave: The Strange Case of Jonah Barrington

The recent high profile arrest of a part-time recorder, Constance Briscoe, in connection with the Vicki Pryce trial gives me a tenuous topical link to judicial discipline and nineteenth century … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Tom Adams: Lord Sumption and Judicial Responsibility

Lord Sumption has for some time been an important man, and very recently became more important.[1] Indeed, he was too important already on the 9th of November 2011 for Lincoln’s … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

Graham Gee: Are Executive-Judicial Relations Strained?

At one level, it seems reasonable to characterise executive-judicial relations as strained. In recent weeks, after all, concerns have been raised by senior judges, or on their behalf, on a … Continue reading

April 6, 2011 · 1 Comment