Judicial Review at the Margins: Law, Power and Prerogative
Thomas M. Poole
London School of Economics - Law Department
January 27, 2010
LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 5/2010
This essay on judicial review approaches its subject obliquely. It focuses on a particular site of constitutional abnormality: prerogative power. An analysis of the various iterations, historical and contemporary, between law and prerogative in its specific, rooted setting provides the basis for a more general account of the contemporary nature and role of judicial review, at a time when we appear to be entering a new ‘age of prerogative’ based on the politics of security and fear.
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Date posted: February 13, 2010