Judicial Review

Judicial Review is the process in which the Judiciary is about to keep check on decision makers, which does include their own decisions, as well as executive and on occasion decisions from parliament. In order to bring a public law claim, certain criteria must be met. (more…)

Separation of Powers

The Separation of Powers is a fundamental constitutional principle in the UK. This idea dated back to Ancient Greece where they believed that powers to function the state should be spread over different bodies to ensure that no one gained too much power. This was developed over time, where the French Philosopher Montesquieu further advanced the concept into the 3 bodies of state; the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary. (more…)