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The Supreme Court has refused permission to appeal in a challenge to the Rwanda asylum plan. The appellant originally applied to the High Court for permission to bring an application for judicial review of Home Secretary Priti Patel's decision that certain people who have made claims for asylum in t

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Legislation creating protest-free buffer zones around abortion clinics in Northern Ireland has been referred to the UK Supreme Court to determine whether it is compatible with European human rights laws. The Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) Bill was approved by MLAs shortly before the Assembly

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The UK Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal in a high-profile case aimed at preventing the prescription of puberty-blocking drugs to transgender children under the age of 16. In Bell v Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, lawyers for Keira Bell – a woman who said she regretted taking pubert

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The UK Supreme Court has refused to give whistleblower Julian Assange permission to appeal against his extradition to the US. He had attempted to appeal on the basis he is at risk of suicide but the justices said the application did not raise “an arguable point of law”. 

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Boudica was last night acquitted at the UK Supreme Court of committing terrorist acts involving the death of some 80,000 civilians and the sacking of three cities. A 50-strong jury, by a margin of 10 to one, accepted that the queen of the British Iceni tribe had acted in self-defence against &l

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Lady Hale will deliver a speech on "Northern Ireland in the Supreme Court" at a virtual event hosted by the Belfast Solicitors Association (BSA) next week. Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, served as president of the UK Supreme Court from 2017 until her retirement in January 2020.

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People should be allowed to declare their gender as X on their passports, the UK Supreme Court will hear today. Christie Elan-Cane, 63, who identifies as non-gendered, will ask the court to declare the ban on the practice to be in breach of human rights.

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A £14 billion claim against Mastercard on behalf of 46 million UK customers can go ahead, the UK Supreme Court has ruled in a landmark judgment. The court agreed that the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) made numerous errors of law in refusing to certify a mass consumer collective action brou

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Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore, who retired from the UK Supreme Court bench just two months ago, has passed away at the age of 72. Tributes have been paid this morning to the former Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, who was appointed as one of the inaugural members of the UKSC on its creation in 2009

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Plans to change the name of the UK Supreme Court have been described as “ill-thought out” and a “cheap act of revenge” Ministers were reported yesterday to be planning to reduce the number of judges on the court and to bring in specialist to hear specific cases. Justice

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