Today, the UK Supreme Court overturned the law on ‘joint enterprise’ that had been in place for the last 30 years. I was in court to cover the judgment hand-down for The Justice Gap. Read my piece analysing the remarkable new legal development HERE.
So what’s the real threat to our democracy?
I have written an article for The Justice Gap in response to the Prime Minister’s announcement that the Government will ‘clamp down’ on ‘spurious’ legal claims. You can read the piece HERE.
Putting judicial review to the test
The most senior judge in the Court of Appeal, Master of the Rolls Lord John Dyson, gave his views on ‘Is Judicial Review a Threat to Democracy?’ at the 29th Sultan Azlan Shah Law lecture in November 2015. I’ve commented on the speech and the wider developments in the judicial review area for Lexis Nexis PSL. You can read the piece HERE.
The new Trade Union Bill, and a return to strife
I’ve written an article for The Justice Gap about the new trade union bill. You can read it HERE.