There is a democratic deficit in the courts… here’s how to fill it – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted June 18th, 2012 in disclosure, elections, internet, judiciary, law reports, news, parliament by sally

“The current Government often complains about a ‘democratic deficit’ in the courts. It seems that ‘unelected judges’ are making important decisions on social policy without any kind of democratic mandate, particularly in controversial human rights cases.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 17th June 2012