Tag Archives: High Court

Article 50 – the judgment in a nutshell

This went out as an update on our new Crowd Justice camapign page yesterday evening. On 20 September 1610, Sir Edward Coke, the then Chief Justice, was asked to give a ruling on whether the King could use a Royal … Continue reading

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People’s Challenge salutes Divisional Court as “guardians of parliamentary democracy”

In a landmark decision today, the Divisional Court upheld a judicial review brought by Gina Miller, Dier Dos Santos, the People’s Challenge and others and ruled that the Government cannot use the Royal Prerogative to leave the EU by triggering … Continue reading

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People’s Challenge: Divisional Court – Judgement Day

Judgment in the Article 50 challenge will be handed down at 10am, tomorrow 3rd November 2016 in Court Room 4. An appeal by the losing party or parties, ‘leapfrogged’ direct to the Supreme Court to be heard early in December, … Continue reading

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People’s Challenge – Report from the High Court: day 3

Yesterday was the third and final day in the High Court hearing, finishing the first stage of one of the most important constitutional cases ever heard. Once again we want to thank each and every one o four 4918 supporters … Continue reading

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People’s Challenge – Report from the High Court: day 2

First, thank you for continue to contribute to our funds throughout  the hearing. We are now well on the way to filling the war chest that will be needed for the Supreme Court. Meanwhile, yesterday was another extended and intense … Continue reading

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People’s Challenge – Report from the High Court: Day 1

Despite being the biggest courtroom in the Royal Courts of Justice, Court 4 was packed to capacity and beyond yesterday. Impressively, following a suggestion from our legal team,the court staff had arranged for live video links to screens elsewhere in … Continue reading

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The Article 50 hearing – Q and A

On 13th, 17th and the morning of 18th October 2016 the Divisional Court will hear the judicial review challenge to the Government’s plans to trigger Article 50 to take the UK out of the EU. The target of the challenge … Continue reading

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