Wednesday June 3, 2020

The discontents of Judge Hardiman

22nd April, 2015

“This is gamesmanship of the worst and most cynical kind by public officials. It will not be approved in my name.”

The Supreme Court is not usually known for stinging barbs or pointed criticisms between judges. The most senior legal minds in the land tend, on the whole, to play nicely with each other and the other legal organs of the state.

This rebuke, delivered by Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman of the Supreme...

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