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another step towards juristocracy | abortion | human rights and international courts

lady hale and her acolytes – of whom there are many, especially in the legal profession – have had it too easy for too long. their success in expanding law’s reach at the expense of democracy has happened by default. there has been little serious debate about the problem because there has been little serious appreciation of the intrinsic merit of democracy. long before churchill in 1947 described democracy as the worst form of government, except for all the others, there has been a lack of belief in democracy within the political class. parliament fed the rot by passing the human rights act in 1998, which vastly expanded judicial power. lady hale and others enthusiastically embraced the tools that parliament gave them.but when the uk...