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
“... apart from criminal appeals from Scotland) and creating the office of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary to 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 ...”