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Judges aren’t our enemies—they’re the best defence we have

Recent attacks on the judiciary have been unfair

By Jake Richards   July 2020
Supreme Court judges including Lord Reed, the current president, and Lady Hale the previous incumbent, leave the court together Photo: WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto/PA Images Attend Annual Judges Service At Westminster Abbey In London

Supreme Court judges including Lord Reed, the current president, and Lady Hale the previous incumbent, leave the court together Photo: WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto/PA Images Attend Annual Judges Service At Westminster Abbey In London

“Do the judges have too much power? Are they unaccountable activists usurping the role of an elected parliament? Have they become enemies of the people?

These are the questions Joshua Rozenberg, the pre-eminent legal…

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