Reform of the United Kingdom judicial system

Author:Ovidiu-Horia Maican
Position::ucharest University of Economic Studies, Law Department
Pages:37-44
SUMMARY

The separation of powers in a state is an essential characteristic of every democratic country, a principle present in many constitutions, most notably that of the United States. The concept is imperfectly fulfilled in the United Kingdom, given that the executive (Ministers) form part of the legislature and that part of the judiciary (Law Lords) sit in the legislature. As a result, it was... (see full summary)


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