For a while I’ve wondered if it might be helpful to summarise key Supreme Court and other major judgments in a few sentences. So I thought I’d have a go at it as an experiment, while I’m gathering my fuller […]
An exchange in last night’s Lords debate on the new press regulation clauses in the Crime and Courts Bill revealed a little-noticed – and no doubt to some, astonishing – aspect of the proposed system: it covers foreign publishers.
Two weeks ago now at Inner Temple, the Supreme Court Justice Lord Kerr gave the fifth annual Boydell Lecture – and chose as his title A European Understanding of “Judicial Authority” as highlighted in Assange v Swedish Prosecution Authority. The […]
In my post earlier today about Julian Assange’s Supreme Court appeal, today’s judgment and the unusual procedural turn that followed it. To remind you, the suggestion made by Dinah Rose QC, for Julian Assange, was that she might apply to […]
Here’s today’s Supreme Court judgment: the Justices decide by a majority of 5 to 2 to dismiss Julian Assange’s appeal against extradition. The term “judicial authority” in Part 1 of the Extradition Act 2003 does include public prosecutors such […]