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James Joseph is a UK staff correspondent for JURIST. The state of the courts and tribunals in England and Wales has become critical. In previous dispatches about strike action taken by the Criminal Bar Association I have addressed the scale of the issue, and the dire needs of a justice system on the brink of [...]

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James Ekin is a UK staff correspondent for JURIST.  The Scottish Parliament does not have the unilateral power to call a second independence referendum in the country, the UK Supreme Court said in a judgement published here Wednesday morning. The unanimous ruling from the UK’s top judges said the Scottish government would need approval from [...]

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James Ekin is a UK staff correspondent for JURIST. Home Secretary Suella Braverman and the immigration minister could be summoned to face MPs to explain the “car crash” decisions behind chaos at a migrant holding centre, statistics on which can be found here. This comes after she sent private government documents through her personal email [...]

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James Ekin is a UK staff correspondent for JURIST. Liz Truss made her final statement outside Downing Street at 10am UK time on 25th October 2022. In her statement outside the famous facade of Downing Street she said: “It has been a huge honour to be Prime Minister of this great country, in particular, to [...]

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James Ekin is a UK staff correspondent for JURIST.   After Liz Truss’s announcement last week of her intention to resign as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Conservative party hopefuls are in a race to succeed her as both party leader and the occupant of No. 10.   Under Conservative Party rules, candidates for the leadership [...]

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James Ekin is a UK staff correspondent for JURIST.   The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Liz Truss MP, announced Thursday that she will resign, after just 6 weeks in office. In a brief statement delivered outside the Prime Minister’s residence in Downing St. in London, Truss said: I came into office at a time [...]

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James Ekin is a UK staff correspondent for JURIST.  New UK Justice Secretary Brandon Lewis CBE MP has been discussing human rights reform at the annual Conservative Party Conference that kicked off on Sunday in Birmingham. Speaking to a Policy Exchange forum, he declared that in Britain “we have something very proud of, which is [...]

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Syed Taha Anzar is a UK staff correspondent for JURIST. He is a second year student in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. The United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and much of the rest of the world have unfortunately entered a state of mourning. “London Bridge” has fallen. The Queen has died. Great Britain has [...]

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JURIST UK staff correspondent James Ekin spoke with Criminal Barristers Association (CBA) Communications Director James Rossiter ahead of the strike actions by criminal barristers now taking place across England and Wales.  Why is the Criminal Bar Association taking action? “The Criminal Bar Association has been in a long-running dispute with the Ministry of  Justice and [...]

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