School of Law

An extraordinary judgment or constitutional orthodoxy? The Supreme Court’s ruling is both

25 September 2019

Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott of the School of Law wrote an opinion piece in Prospect Magazine on the Supreme Court ruling against prorogation.

She writes: “Today’s Supreme Court judgment in the Miller and Cherry appeals, finding the prime minister’s advice to prorogue parliament unlawful, has already been hailed as extraordinary, as well as one of the most significant constitutional law judgments ever given. It has also attracted warnings of judicial overreach.”

Read the full article here.