Don’t attack rule of law, says top judge
Chief justice’s comments seen as rejoinder to lord chancellor
The rule of law and the independence of the judiciary “should be cherished by all”, the lord chief justice of England and Wales said last night. His remarks were seen as a rejoinder to the lord chancellor, Robert Buckland.
Lord Burnett of Maldon was delivering the speech he would normally have given at the lord mayor’s annual dinner for the judges in the…