equality before the law

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the right to equal protection of the laws

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In the face of public resistance and personal uncertainty, the justices had come to disagree sharply over what role the judiciary could and should play in seeking to right historic wrongs and in pursuing the goal of equality under law.
But Mr Justice Walker said there had been a failure to take proper account of the duty to promote equality under laws on disability and discrimination.