Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Government Loses Brexit Case

In a widely expected ruling, the Supreme Court ruled that the Government cannot trigger Article 50 without Parliament’s consent. I won’t go over the ruling in detail, as I’ve already discussed it here and here. Suffice it to say, I think the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Why Don’t British Supreme Court Justices Wear Robes?

A reader recently asked: Why didn’t the Supreme Court justices wear robes and wigs during the Brexit case? Is that normal?  The answer is yes, it’s normal. Supreme Court justices have worn ordinary business attire during oral arguments since the court’s inception … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rules Against Government In Prince Charles Letters Case

Today, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case of R (Evans) v. Attorney-General. The justices dismissed the Attorney General’s appeal, and allowed the Court of Appeal’s decision to stand. Back in 2012, the Attorney General issued a certificate under section … Continue reading

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