Judges and Accountability

Judges and Accountability The judges of England and Wales are in quite a unique position.  This is for a number of reasons – the full constitutional position is explained here.  But, for these purposes, we do not need to know too much about the distinctions between the legislature (Parliament), the Executive (Government) and the Judiciary […]

The Judge’s Conflicts of Interests and Loyalties

Judges and Conflicts… Judges are independent.  Of everything and everybody.  They cannot be influenced by the legislative.  They are above all that. Hmm… Is this actually true? Judges find themselves in a position that is unique.  They are employees of the State.  Presumably, like all other employees, they have to do what they are told.  […]