For May to publicly criticise the work of judges for not being in line with the governments policies seems a little worrying as surely judges should be expected to act within the framework of the law rather than according to the interests of the government.
Britain's record on immigration before the European Court is poor. Any planned reform would certainly prevent future embarrassment for the government before the Court. But the risk of severing ties is the violation of fundamental rights, by the State, with impunity.
If Theresa May feels the current Human Rights Act is inadequate or not fulfilling its purpose, then allow her to make a case for it. I, for one, have full confidence that the values behind the legislation have enough force to hold their ground.