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1. What does Drewry say has happening in terms of power between the legislature and judiciary in Britain?

  • 'the legislator has diminished the role of the judge by occupying vast fields and then has failed to keep them ploughed'
  • 'the judges have lost their land to the politicians rightfully'
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2. Who argues that if the UK were to adopt a bill or rights, judges would have a greater role in policy making?

  • Volcansek
  • Strom

3. Who identifies the key feature of a constitution as lying in the provision of a frame of govt , showing original constitutional decisions to be a form of political engineering?

  • Sartori
  • Linz

4. Who says that if judges are seen as lawmakers, 'the census that upholds judicial legitimacy is far less solid'?

  • Mary Volcansek
  • Philip Norton

5. Who argues that if opposition parties can turn legislation into a question of rights, then the success of the porposed legislation is hindered and perhaps even blocked by constitutional courts?

  • Alec Stone Sweet
  • Alec Sweet Stone


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