Northern Ireland victims' rights campaigner Raymond McCord has launched a challenge in the Northern Ireland courts aimed at preventing the Prime Minister from suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.
Published 15 August 2019
The man attempting to privately prosecute Prime Minister Boris Johnson over allegations he lied during the 2016 EU referendum has failed in a bid to take the case to the Supreme Court.
Published 15 August 2019
Balfour and Manson, the firm leading the legal fight to prevent the suspension of debate in the UK Parliament on a no-deal Brexit, has welcomed the news that there will be a full court hearing on the issue.
Published 14 August 2019
A judge in the Outer House of the Court of Session has agreed to a fast-tracked hearing on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson can legally suspend Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.
Published 13 August 2019
A legal petition to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson forcing through a no-deal Brexit by suspending Parliament has been granted permission to proceed.
Published 12 August 2019
Last month Ayrshire New Potatoes, known more commonly as Ayrshire Earlies, joined the ranks of other iconic Scottish food and drink products when they were granted Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status. As Neeraj Thomas explains, however, their newfound protection may be soon endangered if not lost.
Published 7 August 2019
The convener of the Faculty of Advocates' International Committee, James Mure QC, will be one of the speakers at a conference in Northern Ireland to explore major constitutional law issues.
Published 6 August 2019
The German government has introduced draft legislation to allow British citizens in Germany to continue living and working in the country in the event of a no-deal Brexit, in sharp contrast to the UK government.
Published 2 August 2019
Professor R. Daniel Kelemen, professor of political science and law and Jean Monnet chair in European Union politics at Rutgers University, writes on the change of leadership in the UK and the EU.
Published 31 July 2019
Scottish Legal News is asking readers: which legal figure in the House of Commons has been most admirable in their conduct during the current Brexit imbroglio?
Published 29 July 2019
A cross-party group of MPs and Peers have announced a Scottish court action aiming to block the next Prime Minister from proroguing Parliament in the run-up to the Brexit deadline.
Published 23 July 2019
The flexibility of the British constitution, once thought to be such a strength, has played a large part in destroying the country. In this edited version of a recent lecture delivered in Cambridge, Professor Conor Gearty (LSE) explains why he now believes more than ever that only the experience of no-deal will bring Britain to its senses.
Published 5 July 2019
The Scottish and Welsh governments are urging an end to delays in reforming their relationship with Westminster.
Published 4 July 2019
The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee is calling on the Scottish and UK governments to release more information about how criminal justice and policing matters will be handled after Brexit, particularly in a no-deal scenario.
Published 27 June 2019
Concerned parliamentarians are taking the first steps in a legal action against the Metropolitan Police over alleged electoral offences committed during the June 2016 EU referendum.
Published 20 June 2019