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Supremacy and hegemony: a reply to Palmer and Martin

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>31/03/2021
<mark>Journal</mark>Journal of Law and Society
Issue number1
Volume48
Number of pages5
Pages (from-to)120-124
Publication StatusPublished
Early online date11/02/21
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

In a 2019 article in this journal, which drew on previous work, we argued by examination of a number of extremely important cases that the senior judiciary is in the process of attempting to create judicial supremacy in the UK. It is doing so, not by democratic debate, but by legal procedural innovation incomprehensible to the electorate. Invited by the journal to reply to a criticism of our argument by Dr Stephanie Palmer and Dr Stevie Martin, we have sought to defend our account of the undemocratic procedural novelty of those cases.