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I will argue that unless we commit to governing through law in an emergency, we are forced into one of two unsatisfactory positions. The ‘internal realist’ position undermines law’s claim to authority by creating a veneer of legality over what is really the exercise of power by the political elite, while the ‘external realist’ position suggests that the sovereign’s power is not ultimately constrained by law. Gross’s extra-legal measures model 1 2 3 I thank all the participants in the conference at which the papers in this volume were initially presented for a discussion which inspired me to rewrite entirely my own contribution.
He argues that the best practices exemplified in these statutes show how, through the use of ex ante restrictions and ex post checks involving all branches of government and (contrary to Tom Campbell78 ) the ‘creative hybrids of different branches’ suggested by Dyzenhaus,79 the state can be effectively supervised and held accountable for its use of emergency powers. 80 Although his starting point differs from Tom Campbell’s and Kent Roach’s, Scheuerman81 reaches a similar conclusion concerning the need for constitutional or statutory pre-constraints on emergency powers.
As I will show, the extra-legal measures model is best understood as an unusual combination of normative legal theory with external realism. Law’s claim to authority is preserved by preserving a business-as-usual model for ordinary times, 42 emergencies and the limits of legality while recognising that such a model is inadequate for emergencies. In emergencies, officials simply do what they think is appropriate – whatever it takes to bring the emergency to an end. In other words, external realism governs both the decision that there is an emergency and the decision about how best to respond to it.