New Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law Briefing Paper: ‘Parliament and the Rule of Law in the Context of Brexit’
The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law published a new Briefing Paper on 29 September 2016. Titled ‘Parliament and the Rule of Law in the Context of Brexit’, it … Continue reading
The Prime Minister’s recent change to the ministerial code has divided opinion amongst lawyers and academic experts. Prior to the change, the code made reference to “the overarching duties on … Continue reading
Dawn Oliver: Does treating the system of justice as a public service have implications for the rule of law and judicial independence?
If you asked a second year LLB student, or even a professor of public law or a legal practitioner, ‘what are the most fundamental functions of judges and the system … Continue reading
In December 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada declared the constitutional invalidity of three major provisions in the domestic criminal law on sex work. Specifically, in Canada (Attorney General) v … Continue reading
Marbury v Madison is the most famous judicial decision in US history, written by the most important judge in US history. According to the traditional understanding, Chief Justice John Marshall brilliantly side-stepped … Continue reading
Omar Othman is a resident of this country – guilty of no crime and up to now facing no charges – whose home country wants to put him on trial … Continue reading