Why did we have a referendum with a simple majority, rather than a supermajority?


Neil Walker, Professor of Public Law, Edinburgh


The elephant in the room is a kind of Brexit 2 – that several MPs want to withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights


Paul Magrath, barrister and advocate of transparency in the courts



We tried to persuade Japanese politicians that you didn't have to slavishly follow public opinion on the death penalty.


Sir Tim Hitchens, President of Wolfson College & former UK Ambassador to Tokyo


We have seen populism politicize the media, universities, and religious institutions, and we may yet see the judiciary become increasingly politicized.


Nick Friedman, Research Fellow in Law, Oxford

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