POLITICS
07/02/2012 05:58 GMT | Updated 07/02/2012 08:03 GMT

Abu Qatada Bail: When Politicians Clash With Judges

The government is "very concerned" by the decision to grant Abu Qatada bail, the attorney general said on Tuesday.

But it's not just the move to allow the radical preacher to do the school run that has set politicians on a collision course with judges.

From David Cameron's efforts to change the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) so that it no longer serves as an automatic last resort for criminals, to rows over Myra Hindley's prison sentence, there's a long and varied history of clashes between the executive and the judiciary.

See below for our round-up of rows between judges and politicians.