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Court of Appeal self-correction: A weakness in the system

Slapper, Gary (2000). Court of Appeal self-correction: A weakness in the system. Judicial Review, 5(4) pp. 245–246.

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Abstract

If the High Court can, through judicial review, invalidate earlier decisions of itself and lower courts where they are found to have been made in a procedurally improper way, and if the House of Lords can do the same thing in respect of its decisions, who has jurisdiction to review the Court of Appeal? If the answer is, as some might say, "no court can review the procedural work of the Court of Appeal" is that fair? This article gives a critical analysis and opinion on that question.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2000 Hart Publishing
ISSN: 1085-4681
Keywords: judicial review; High Court; Court of Appeal; appeal system;
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Item ID: 20977
Depositing User: Gary Slapper
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2010 13:13
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 04:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/20977
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