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Tag: British Supreme Court Justice

  • Wednesday, January 25th 2017 - 07:57 UTC

    MPs demand PM May government to publish the Brexit plan as formal policy

    More than half a dozen Conservative MPs including some ex-ministers are calling for a Brexit White Paper to be published in the coming days. (Pic AP)

    Members of Parliament have repeated their call for the government to publish its plan for Brexit in a formal policy document. A number of Conservative MPs have joined Labour in asking for a White Paper on the government's negotiating objectives, arguing it will allow for a fuller debate on Brexit.

  • Tuesday, January 24th 2017 - 18:46 UTC

    UK Supreme Court scheduled to make landmark ruling on Brexit

    Opponents say the government needs Parliament's approval to start the two years of Brexit negotiations.

    The United Kingdom Supreme Court will rule whether Parliament or ministers have the power to begin the Brexit process. The landmark judgment, to be announced early Wednesday will decide how the EU's Article 50 exit clause is triggered.

  • Wednesday, December 7th 2016 - 11:57 UTC

    Supreme Court debates if PM May can use a regal prerogative to implement Brexit

    The most constitutionally significant case for Britain in decades, will determine whether May can use a prerogative once reserved for kings to invoke Article 50

    Four day debate Five months after United Kingdom's referendum to abandon the European Union, the question of who actually gets to pull the trigger on Brexit remains a muddle. Prime Minister Theresa May says she does. A high-level British court argued otherwise last month, ruling that Parliament must have a say. Now it’s up to the U.K. Supreme Court, which this week began hearing arguments in a case that could complicate May’s plan to set in motion Britain’s exit by the end of March.

  • Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 12:41 UTC

    British Supreme Court Justice gives a lecture in Buenos Aires on the Carta Magna

    Lord Carnwath gave a lecture on the 1215 Magna Carta of the United Kingdom, that involved the debate over key human rights aspects.

    Visiting British Supreme Court Justice Lord Robert Carnwath gave a lecture for the United Kingdom Course of the University of San Andres, in Buenos Aires. Among important participants to the event were the President of Argentina’s maximum tribunal, Ricardo Lorenzetti, as well as magistrates, prosecutors and renowned law experts.