Stephen Sedley: What will happen to the Law Lords?
16 September 1999
Show More The House of Lords: Its Parliamentary and Judicial Roles edited by Brice Dickson and Paul Carmichael.
Hart, 258 pp., £30, December 1998, 1 84113 020 6Show More
Constitutional Futures: A History of the Next Ten Years edited by Robert Hazell.
Oxford, 263 pp., £17.99, January 1999, 0 19 829801 3Show More
The Law and Parliament edited by Dawn Olivier and Gavin Drewry.
Butterworth, 219 pp., £15.95, September 1998, 0 406 98092 6Show More
Crown Powers: Subject and Citizens by Christopher Vincenzi.
Pinter, 343 pp., £47.50, April 1998, 1 85567 454 8Show More
“... ensure that only real judges would sit in future. That it was, in Robert Stevens’s words in the Dickson and Carmichael volume, ‘the work of a group of right-wing Tory MPs who cared nothing for law, the courts or litigants, but were anxious to prop up the hereditary principle by creating a group of judges who might balance the bishops’ is of less ...”