Striking the Balance Between Common Sense and Legal Reasoning
- Extra Reading
THE 2019 ANNUAL GRAY'S INN READING
Lord Kerr intends to address the recent decision in Stocker v Stocker and the challenges which confront judges when required to take on the role of a jury in applying a common-sense approach to the meaning of words. He will try to consider and reflect on the essential role of the Courts in upholding individual rights and how best this role can be performed whilst also ensuring that decisions accord with society’s broader expectations of justice.
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