Supreme Court

FBI accused of ‘fake’ background check on Trump Supreme Court nominee
Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2018
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FBI accused of ‘fake’ background check on Trump Supreme Court nominee

Democratic senator calls for ‘proper oversight’ over Brett Kavanaugh investigation into sexual assault claims
16 Mar 2021
Instant Opinion: ‘Vaccine chaos is looming’
Coronavirus
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Instant Opinion: ‘Vaccine chaos is looming’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 29 September
29 Sep 2020
Woman behind Roe v. Wade abortion case paid to switch sides
Norma McCorvey
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Woman behind Roe v. Wade abortion case paid to switch sides

Pro-life groups allegedly paid Norma McCorvey at least $450,000 to defect following ruling
21 May 2020
Can the Queen sack Prime Minister Boris Johnson?
Queen and Boris Johnson
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Can the Queen sack Prime Minister Boris Johnson?

Tory leader will reportedly ‘dare’ the monarch to fire him if he loses vote of no confidence
7 Oct 2019
What happened on day one of parliament’s shock return?
Demonstrators for and against Brexit protest outside the Houses of Parliament in London, U.K., on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered an historic defeat in Pa
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What happened on day one of parliament’s shock return?

A bitter day in parliament culminated with a bullish, controversial performance from Prime Minister Boris Johnson
26 Sep 2019
Who is in charge of Britain?
Lady Hale delivers the Supreme Court ruling on prorogation
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Who is in charge of Britain?

Supreme Court ruling is revolutionary for the country’s governance
25 Sep 2019
Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘owes Queen an apology’
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘owes Queen an apology’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 25 September
25 Sep 2019

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Instant Opinion: PM in ‘car crash’ Supreme Court ruling
Boris Johnson Supreme Court
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Instant Opinion: PM in ‘car crash’ Supreme Court ruling

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 24 September
24 Sep 2019
Will the government abide by the Supreme Court’s verdict?
Protesters outside the Supreme Court
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Will the government abide by the Supreme Court’s verdict?

Foreign secretary refuses to be drawn on whether Boris Johnson would seek second shutdown
23 Sep 2019
Why everyone’s talking about Gina Miller
Gina Miller at the Supreme Court
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Why everyone’s talking about Gina Miller

The businesswoman is central to the Brexit legal challenges
18 Sep 2019
Supreme Court: how Britain’s highest court works
UK Supreme Court Middlesex Guildhall
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Supreme Court: how Britain’s highest court works

Nine top judges will decide next week if Parliament suspension is legal
12 Sep 2019
Brett Kavanaugh ‘sexual assault victim’ comes forward
Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser has broken her silence over alleged sexual assault
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Brett Kavanaugh ‘sexual assault victim’ comes forward

Donald Trump’s pick for Supreme Court accused of 1982 assault
17 Sep 2018
Are British divorce laws fair?
A tug of war-style 'Divorce' machine is seen in the 'Novelty Automation' gallery in London last year
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Are British divorce laws fair?

Supreme Court ruled woman who wants to divorce her husband must stay married
26 Jul 2018
Unhappy marriage not terms for divorce, supreme court rules
Tini Owens
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Unhappy marriage not terms for divorce, supreme court rules

Tini Owens’s case has boosted support for introduction of ‘no-fault’ divorces
25 Jul 2018
Poland's constitutional crisis reaches its climax
Protests have taken place outside the Supreme Court in protest at judicial reforms
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Poland's constitutional crisis reaches its climax

EU launches new case against government for 'undermining judicial independence' with Supreme Court overhaul
3 Jul 2018
John Worboys: Met Police loses ‘landmark’ Supreme Court case
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John Worboys: Met Police loses ‘landmark’ Supreme Court case

Two rape victims win compensation claim for bungled investigation
21 Feb 2018
Lady Hale: the Supreme Court’s first female president
Baroness Brenda Hale of Richmond
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Lady Hale: the Supreme Court’s first female president

Baroness Hale said appointment was ‘a great honour and a challenge’
4 Oct 2017
Little Rock at 60: how school segregation returned to the US
Little Rock
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Little Rock at 60: how school segregation returned to the US

Interplay of race, class and justice means schools are now as racially separated as they were in the 1960s
25 Sep 2017
Supreme Court rejects Northern Ireland abortion law repeal
NHS Care Homes
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Supreme Court rejects Northern Ireland abortion law repeal

Mother and daughter lose bid for women to access procedure free on NHS in England
14 Jun 2017
Should parents take children on term-time holidays?
Jon Platt
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Should parents take children on term-time holidays?

Supreme Court rules against father who took his daughter out of school to go to Florida
6 Apr 2017
Brexit: Where are we, eight months on from EU referendum?
David Cameron
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Brexit: Where are we, eight months on from EU referendum?

A lot has happened since the UK voted to leave the European Union last June
24 Feb 2017
Was High Court ruling on Article 50 bad for UK democracy?
Theresa May
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Was High Court ruling on Article 50 bad for UK democracy?

Leave campaigners warn against 'subversion' after government is forced to put its plans before parliament
4 Nov 2016
Joint enterprise law 'was wrongly interpreted for 30 years'
UK Supreme Court Middlesex Guildhall
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Joint enterprise law 'was wrongly interpreted for 30 years'

Justices rule in favour of Ameen Jogee, saying that forseeing the possibility of a crime must not be sole grounds for conviction
18 Feb 2016