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Date(s) - 21/04/2020
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Large Pension Room, Gray's Inn


You are invited to a panel discussion to launch

Enemies of the People? How Judges Shape Society

by Joshua Rozenberg

Event starts promptly at 6.30pm, with registration from 6pm

followed by a wine reception (courtesy of Bristol University Press)


Dominic Grieve QC, former Attorney General

Lord Pannick QC, Blackstone Chambers

Joshua Rozenberg QC (hon)

Professor Alison Young, University of Cambridge

Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, One Essex Court

Chair: Vikram Sachdeva QC

Joshua Rozenberg’s latest book is an introduction to judicial activism. The author discusses some of the most challenging contemporary cases – bookended by Miller No 1 and Miller No 2 – and asks readers to decide when judges should develop the law and when the courts should defer to parliament.

The panel will consider these questions in the light of the government’s proposals for constitutional reform. Might these lead to a shift in the balance of power between judges and ministers?


Copies of the book will be on sale at a reduced price. They can also be pre-ordered (at a 20% discount) here: https://bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/enemies-of-the-people



This event is fully booked.