Law in (about) 60 Seconds: On the nature of the UK Constitution

Following the judgment in Cherry/Miller (No 2), there are a number of takeaways from the text that ought to enter into the public discourse. Noted for her use of plain language, Lady Hale, President of the UK Supreme Court, took the opportunity to restate some of the basic tenets of Constitutional Law in the United Kingdom.

The following is Paragraph 39 which highlights our democracy as representative, and how the executive, legislative, and judicial branches interact with each other under the principle of Parliamentary supremacy (sovereignty) that has existed since the middle of the 17th century.

This is the first in the “Law in 60 Seconds” series of videos I’m going to make.