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Tory MP refuses to say if domestic abuse bill will ban cross-examination of victims | Society


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A government minister has refused to confirm whether the new domestic abuse bill would ban the cross-examination of victims by alleged perpetrators in court, a key provision of the original bill, which stalled due to the prorogation of parliament.Victoria Atkins, the MP for Louth and Horncastle and parliamentary undersecretary of state for safeguarding, was speaking after the government announced the appointment of Nicole Jacobs as its first domestic abuse commissioner.

U.S. wants to seize all money Edward Snowden makes from new book

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschThe Justice Department said Snowden published his memoir, “Permanent Record,” without submitting it to intelligence agencies for review, adding that speeches given by Snowden also violated nondisclosure agreements.

UK supreme court | Law

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The politics sketch


Legal defence of prorogation crashes, burns and then fades into silence

John Crace







Published: 8:30 PM







Published: 8:30 PM

Legal defence of prorogation crashes, burns and then fades into silence







Mother of parliaments shut by 'father of lies', supreme court told






Published: 6:44 PM



Mother of parliaments shut by 'father of lies', supreme court told







Politics live with Andrew Sparrow Brexit: 'Mother of parliaments shut down by father of lies', QC tells court in jibe at Boris Johnson – as it happened






Published: 6:26 PM



Brexit: 'Mother of parliaments shut down by father of lies', QC tells court in jibe at Boris Johnson – as it happened







Boris Johnson’s Brexit machinations and the UK’s constitutional law






Published: 6:12 PM







Published: 6:12 PM

Boris Johnson’s Brexit machinations and the UK’s constitutional law







Inappropriate for judges to intervene in prorogation, says government lawyer






Published: 1:14 PM



Inappropriate for judges to intervene in prorogation, says government lawyer







Brexit: government declines to rule out fresh prorogation if it loses case






Published: 7:18 AM



Brexit: government declines to rule out fresh prorogation if it loses case
















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Politics live with Andrew Sparrow Brexit: Supreme court hears claim Boris Johnson abused prorogation more than any PM for 50 years – as it happened



Supreme court hears claims the suspension of parliament was unlawful; plus Lib Dem conference concludes





Published: 7:13 PM



Brexit: Supreme court hears claim Boris Johnson abused prorogation more than any PM for 50 years – as it happened






















Supreme court grapples with dilemma of politics versus the law



Even the finest legal minds at times seemed baffled by ‘justiciability’ of prorogation





Published: 7:10 PM



Supreme court grapples with dilemma of politics versus the law







The politics sketch


Lord Pannick stays calm and Keen lacks interest at supreme court

John Crace




A bad day for nominative determinism at legal hearing over suspension of parliament





Published: 6:56 PM




















Published: 6:56 PM

Lord Pannick stays calm and Keen lacks interest at supreme court






















Supreme court prorogation hearing: who are the judges?Eleven justices are tasked with deciding if PM acted lawfully in suspending parliament





Published: 3:14 PM



Supreme court prorogation hearing: who are the judges?

Minnesota court rejects challenges to Enbridge Line 3 pipeline approval

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The Minnesota Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to hear environmental and tribal challenges to Enbridge Inc’s Line 3 oil pipeline, a decision that removes one potential obstacle for the already-delayed project.REUTERS/Dan RiedlhuberThe ruling means the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC), the state regulator that approved the Line 3 project last year, will not have to consider additional environmental issues.

Former Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey joins Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells announced on Wednesday longtime Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey, who oversaw the Chapter 11 case for media conglomerate Tribune Co, will join the law firm as its insolvency group eyes global growth.Carey will start as partner in Hogan’s business restructuring and insolvency practice on Oct.

Miami Litigator Andrew Hall, Who Pursued Anti-Terror Cases, Dies at 75

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Hall was remembered for his tenacity and persistence, notably in pursuing cases against the governments of Sudan, Iraq and Cuba.Photo: AM Holt


Miami litigator Andrew Hall, who took on eclectic cases like battling Sudan for damages in the USS Cole bombing and defending Nixon White House aide John Ehrlichman, died Monday on his 75th birthday.

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