Serving Judge Lord McCluskey gives his third Reith lecture from the series entitled 'Law, Justice and Democracy'.

In this lecture entitled 'Hard Cases and Bad Law', Lord McCluskey argues that Parliament, not the judiciary, must have ultimate responsibility for legislation. He argues that they must not abdicate the making of policy choices to "a body of elderly men".

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Wed 19 Nov 1986 09:00

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