Trials of The State (BBC 2019 Reith Lecture Series)

By Lord Jonathan Sumption


Embellished Transcript of the 2019 BBC Reith Lecture series by former UK Supreme Court Judge Lord Sumption, wherein he discusses the relationship between Law and Politics, and the comparative benefits and downsides to both written and unwritten constitutions. The series has become increasingly relevant to the events of August through October 2019, surrounding Brexit, the UK Government, Parliament and Prorogation, and has been widely referenced.