Friday 24 March 2017

Let the people exercise their rights

The Government's failure to move the writ for all four by-elections represents a serious threat to democracy, writes Celia Larkin

"Courts are often used to advance the interests of authoritarian regimes, and yet paradoxically, they are also sometimes transformed into important sites of political resistance."

'Rule by Law', Ginsburg and Moustafa

I just cannot believe it. Is the Government really serious about holding one by-election?

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