Against the law: why judges are under attack, by the Secret Barrister

Critics of the prime minister tend to deride him as inconsistent; a popularity obsessed, anthropomorphised Groucho Marx quote for whom fidelity to principle can never trump fidelity to self-interest. But in Boris Johnson’s defence, there is one belief to which he has remained steadfast over the past 12 months: his determination to control the independent judiciary.

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