Justice: Continuity and Change

Justice: Continuity and Change

by Lord Dyson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781509918805
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Publication date: 02/08/2018
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Lord Dyson was a Justice of the UK Supreme Court from 2010 until 2012 and the Master of the Rolls and Head of the Civil Justice System in England and Wales from 2012 until 2016.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Introduction 1

Part I Reflections on the Common Law and the Power of Judges

1 Criticising Judges: Fair Game or Off-limits? 17

2 Academics and Judges 35

3 Are the Judges Too Powerful? 39

4 Magna Carta and Compensation Culture 66

5 Does Judicial Review Undermine Democracy? 85

6 Liability of Public Authorities in Negligence 101

7 The Shifting Sands of Statutory Interpretation 114

8 Time to Call it a Day: Some Reflections on Finality and the Law 134

9 The Globalisation of Law 157

10 Recent Developments in Commercial Law Conference 173

11 The Contribution of Construction Cases to the Development of the Common Law 179

Part II Human Rights

12 What is Wrong with Human Rights? 199

13 Human Rights in an Age of Terrorism 220

14 Religion and the Law: Some Current Problems 236

15 The Extraterritorial Application of the European Convention on Human Rights: Now on a Firmer Footing, But is it a Sound One? 252

Part III Magna Carta and the Rule of Law

16 Magna Carta-Liberties, Customs and the Free Flow of Trade 275

17 Delay Too Often Defeats Justice 284

18 Magna Carta and Religion 298

19 Runnymede 302

20 Advocates as Protectors of the Rule of Law 304

Part IV Access to Justice and Civil Procedure

21 Litigators-Survive and Thrive 319

22 The Jackson Reforms and Civil Justice 329

23 Sharpening the Public Gaze: Advances in Open Justice in England and Wales 348

24 Threats to Justice in the Twenty-first Century 365

25 Halsey 10 Years On-The Decision Revisited 379

26 Arbitration versus Litigation 395

27 Arbitration After Brussels I Reform 400

Part V Personal

28 School Speech Day 417

29 How My Classical Education Has Affected My Life 421

30 Valedictory 426

Part VI Epilogue

31 Changes in the Law in the Last 50 Years 431

Index 447

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