The Role of Courts in a Democracy
An analytical report of the workshop and public debate featuring Charles Clarke, Joshua Rozenberg, Lord Justice Jacob and others examines the growing trend towards the ‘judicialization of politics’, in which judges are increasingly implicated in settling policy disputes, especially in the context of constitutional rights.
If the Public Would Be Outraged by their Rulings Should Judges Care?
Report of the 2007 Annual Lecture in Law and Society, delivered by Cass Sunstein.
There are a number of ways in which public outrage might produce bad effects. It might render a decision futile … or it might just produce overall harm, if, for example, it threatens national security.