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Christian group loses Appeal Court challenge over rules letting women have home medical abortions

A Christian group has lost a Court of Appeal challenge over Government changes to abortion rules made as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Christian Concern brought the action against the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) over its change to the regulations. This allowed women to have medical abortions at home following a … Read more Christian group loses Appeal Court challenge over rules letting women have home medical abortions

Venezuelan president’s Bank of England bullion bid goes back to court 

Venezuelan president’s bid to access £800m worth of gold stored in the Bank of England goes back to court By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 24 September 2020 | Updated: 22:24 BST, 24 September 2020 Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s attempt to access £800million worth of gold stored in the Bank of … Read more Venezuelan president’s Bank of England bullion bid goes back to court 

Julian Assange binge-watched footage of war criminal killing himself in court after losing his case

Julian Assange binge-watched footage of war criminal killing himself in court after losing his case, extradition hearing is told Dr Sondra Crosby told court of Assange’s mental health in Ecuadorian Embassy She said he watched the suicide of Slobodan Praljak who drank cyanide Assange was said to be ‘obsessed’ and analysed the man’s face as he was … Read more Julian Assange binge-watched footage of war criminal killing himself in court after losing his case

UK legal first as court fines health trust over patient death ‘secrecy’

UK legal first as court fines health trust over patient death ‘secrecy’: Staff did not act ‘with candour or openness’ towards 91-year-old woman’s family, hearing is told Elsie Woodfield, 91, died at Derriford Hospital after going in for an endoscopy Suffered perforated oesophagus and later collapsed and died on hospital ward University Hospitals Plymouth Trust … Read more UK legal first as court fines health trust over patient death ‘secrecy’

Black lawyer gets mistaken for the DEFENDANT three times in single day in court

Black lawyer gets mistaken for the DEFENDANT three times in single day in court as she declares ‘there MUST be something about my face that says ”not a barrister”’ Alexandra Wilson, 25, said ‘there must be something… that says ”not a barrister”’ The criminal and family law barrister said on Twitter the incident had ‘upset’ … Read more Black lawyer gets mistaken for the DEFENDANT three times in single day in court

Thousands expected to honor Ginsburg at Supreme Court

Mourners began to gather at the Supreme Court Wednesday morning to pay their respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as her casket arrived for a ceremony in the court’s Great Hall.  Thousands are expected to turn out to bid farewell to the women’s rights champion, leader of the court’s liberal bloc and feminist … Read more Thousands expected to honor Ginsburg at Supreme Court

Biography Finding Freedom is inaccurate and anodyne, the duchess’s OWN lawyer tells court 

Now Meghan blasts book that fawned on her and Harry: Biography is inaccurate and anodyne, the duchess’s OWN lawyer tells court Jenny Afia said that the Finding Freedom authors had relied on creative licence Book says Harry and Meghan stayed at Meno A Kwena safari camp on edge of Makgadikgadi Pans  Afia said Meghan ‘has … Read more Biography Finding Freedom is inaccurate and anodyne, the duchess’s OWN lawyer tells court 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to lie in state at Supreme Court and US Capitol building

Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in state at the Supreme Court building and at the US Capitol this week in ceremonies that follow coronavirus guidelines. The late Supreme Court justice’s casket will be on public view Wednesday and Thursday under the portico at the top of the steps in front of the Supreme Court building. … Read more Ruth Bader Ginsburg to lie in state at Supreme Court and US Capitol building

Former head of the Supreme Court Baroness Hale says Parliament ‘surrendered’ its powers

Former head of the Supreme Court Baroness Hale says Parliament ‘surrendered’ its powers as ‘sweeping, draconian’ emergency laws were passed to cope with coronavirus Baroness Brenda Hale criticised the ‘sweeping’ powers being enforced on public  She urged ministers to restore a ‘properly functioning constitution’ to the UK Comes as Government seeks to extend emergency coronavirus powers … Read more Former head of the Supreme Court Baroness Hale says Parliament ‘surrendered’ its powers

Joe Biden calls for Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee to be WITHDRAWN if he loses

Good afternoon. I attended mass earlier today and prayed for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her family. The nation lost an icon, but they lost a mother, a grandmother, and a matriarch. We know how hard that is to watch a piece of your soul absorb the cruelty and pain of that dreadful disease of … Read more Joe Biden calls for Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee to be WITHDRAWN if he loses