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To what extent can the Judiciary enter the political arena?

I believe that whilst some critics will argue that the Court crossed the line into the political sphere, it did not do so.

The Court did not concern itself with whether Brexit was a good/bad idea, it merely ensured the Prime Minister adhered to constitutional principles. If anything, the Court acted as an umpire in assessing whether there was a genuine reason for Parliament to be prorogued for five weeks. Ultimately, it found that there was not.

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Posted by Jovita Vassallo

2019-10-03 13:20:22