Tag Archives: Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Sir Seamus Treacy, The Privy Council, And Northern Ireland

Tucked away in the list of orders approved at the April 24 meeting of the Privy Council is a curious entry: It is this day ordered by Her Majesty in Council that the name of Sir Seamus Treacy be removed … Continue reading

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Why Does Britain’s Privy Council Still Hear Appeals from New Zealand?

Yesterday, a New Zealander named┬áTeina Pora and his lawyers boarded a flight to London. They are traveling there in a bid to quash Pora’s 1994 conviction for the rape and murder of Susan Burdett. After exhausting his appeals in New … Continue reading

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