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Separating powers

Ending Britain's "elective dictatorship" is a slowly rolling programme which has now thrown up a British supreme court
Robert Hazell  

The justice gap

A London youth court magistrate welcomes a shake-up of the criminal justice system which tries to make it harder for the guilty to escape conviction by playing the system. When his own son was mugged on Clapham common, he discovered…
Jonathan Myerson  

Move over, Derry

A British supreme court would sweep away the triple office of the Lord Chancellor. Derry Irvine should bow to the inevitable
John Morrison  

Europe’s courts of justice

When Britain joined the EEC in 1973, European law took precedence over British law. For two decades the power of the European court of justice in Luxembourg went largely unnoticed. The British government now wants that power reduced, while most…
Bob Taylor