“Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty”

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As the turbulent weeks of Brexit court dramas rumbled on, the constitutional lawyer, David Allen-Green had a running joke:

“Remember everyone, constitutional law should not be this exciting”

But when you strip away the intellectual veneer and break it down to its bare essentials, far from making eyes glaze over, I think that the law and politics concerning how we…