Tag Archives: Supreme Court

What those with power always want

Suppose the Government is right about the legal arguments it makes in support of its appeal. Then, unless there is some significant, but completely unforeseen, political development between now and 31 March 2017, a simple letter will be sent giving … Continue reading

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@ChallengeArt50 Others’ arguments, and from the Govt, a desperate move?#ParliamentisSovereign

  We are delighted to confirm that, despite the tight court timetable and the increased number of represented parties now active in the case, the People’s Challenge lead QC, Helen Mountfield, is to be given 45 minutes of court time … Continue reading

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The People’s Challenge Written Case – fundamental citizenship rights protected by four hundred years of legal precedent

This morning, the People’s Challenge solicitors filed the 20 comb-bound copies of our Written Case required by the Supreme Court for next week’s hearing.The Case is herein electronic form, published first on Crowd Justice  and distributed to our supporters. The … Continue reading

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The devolution dimension, unpacking the Government’s appeal case and the new EEA challenge

The Government faced an interesting choice in the aftermath of the Divisional Court’s unanimous and powerful ruling that it had no Royal Prerogative power to invoke Article 50. Seeking a resolution or some other vote of both Houses would have … Continue reading

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Art. 50 – Government’s Written Case in support of its appeal

As mentioned in Thursday’s update, the Government has agreed to make its Case available to the public. It can now be read here. The Government’s Case maintains that an Article 50 notification cannot be withdrawn, adding that the Court can … Continue reading

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The People’s Challenge – The path to the Supreme Court

John Halford, People’s Challenge solicitor The UK’s Supreme Court was opened in 2009 replacing the Judicial Committee of the House of Lords  as part of a package of constitutional reforms.  It is housed in a grand building on Parliament Square … Continue reading

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Art. 50 Supreme Court Defence funding target met – Thank you

We are delighted to report to supporters that on the 15th we met our fundraising ‘stretch target’ and are confident that we have sufficient funds to cover the costs of our legal team in the Supreme Court, other expenses and to … Continue reading

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