#UKSC: Constitutional Right of #AccessToCourt inherent in #RuleOfLaw

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“THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT OF ACCESS TO THE COURTS IS INHERENT IN THE RULE OF LAW”: THE JUDGMENT OF THE SUPREME COURT: EDITED HIGHLIGHTS ~ July 30, 2017 · by gexall · in Access to justiceCivil ProcedureCourt fees

The decision of the Supreme Court in UNISON, R (on the application of) v Lord Chancellor [2017] UKSC 51 may have wide ramifications. Certainly, its impact will go well beyond employment law.  The Supreme Court set out, in clear and absolute terms, the importance of access to justice and the courts. Here I do no more than set out the passages of general relevance, not only to litigators but society as a whole.

The constitutional right of access to the courts is inherent in the rule of law. The importance of the rule of law is not always understood. Indications of a lack of understanding include the assumption…

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