Response to the Attorney-General’s Public Law Project keynote speech

On 19 October 2021, the Attorney-General gave a major speech to the Public Law Project’s judicial review conference. In the speech, she argued that courts have been improperly interfering in political matters and considers what steps might be taken in order to remedy this. In this video, I argue that the Attorney-General’s claims regarding improper judicial interference in political issues are ill-conceived and take issue with the position she appears to adopt regarding solutions to the perceived problem.

I have also set out some thoughts in this regard in the following Twitter thread: