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Paul Craig, professor of English law at St John's College, Oxford and an authority on administrative and EU law, writes about important issues of constitutional principle and law raised by the prospect of prorogation as well as those concerning fact and causation. Constitutional principle and law

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The Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC's application to intervene in the prorogation case at the Court of Session today has been accepted. Mr Wolffe has lodged applications to intervene in two legal cases aimed at preventing the suspension of the UK Parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline.

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An emergency legal bid to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from suspending Parliament has begun at the Court of Session. Seventy-five parliamentarians are supporting the action which seeks an interim interdict to prevent the suspension of Parliament pending a full hearing, to begin on 6 September.

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Northern Ireland's Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan, will hear victims' rights campaigner Raymond McCord's legal challenge to the prorogation of Parliament tomorrow at the High Court in Belfast. Mr McCord launched the challenge two weeks ago in a bid to prevent the Prime Minister from

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In the wake of a possible no-deal Brexit, the law surrounding consumerism could be subject to various vital changes, writes Jeremy Glen. Legislation currently governing the protection of consumers is essential in the development of the internal market. It ensures that consumers within the EU are pro

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UK officials will withdraw from most EU meetings, including important meetings on European law and policy, with effect from 1 September 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson told MPs last month that “very many brilliant UK officials” are “trapped in meeting after meeting in Brussels a

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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. The case has been brought before the Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan in t

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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. More than 75 politicians - including new Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson and SNP MP Joanna Cherry Q

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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. More than 70 MPs and peers have joined forced to call on the courts to rule that suspending Parliament to

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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 endangere

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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. The Belfast summer school is hosted by the Attorney General for Northern Ireland, John Larkin QC, from 7 to 9

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