Judicial diversity statistics released by the Judiciary of England & Wales very clearly breakdown the social characteristics of the English judiciary.
An article by Peter Millar in the Guardian from May 2013 on the limitations on democracy within the UK and the EU. This should clearly be read in the light of the UK’s Brexit negotiations as discussed in chapter 2.
A February 2012 article in the Guardian by Patrick Wintour reporting ex-home and foreign secretary Jack Straw’s reservations about the European Parliament. This should clearly be read in the light of the UK’s Brexit negotiations as discussed in chapter 2.
Link to free e-Book - Jeremy Bentham’s The Elements of the Art of Packing as Applied to Special Juries, 1821, in which the philosopher criticised judicial law-making.
The Library of Congress’s version of the Federalist Papers, written by the US ‘Founding Fathers’ as they debated the text of the US Constitution. No.78 by Alexander Hamilton concerns the benefits of judge-made law.
An essay by Paul Finkelman in the Chicago-Kent Law Review setting out a critique of the infamous Dred Scott case in the US.
The BAILII transcript of the Etridge case, a rare example of judicial law-making seeking to set out conclusively an holistic set of rules governing an area of law (here the doctrine of Undue Influence in equity and contract).
Text of Benjamin Cardozo’s The Nature of the Judicial Process, a 1921 article setting out arguments for-and-against judicial law-making.