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2019-09-24 Britain
Britain's Supreme Court Rules Boris Johnson Suspended Parliament Illegally
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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-09-24 08:20|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6488 views ]  Top

#1 What a shit show
Posted by DarthVader 2019-09-24 08:46||   2019-09-24 08:46|| Front Page Top

#2 Shitshow, Part 98.
Posted by Lex 2019-09-24 09:04||   2019-09-24 09:04|| Front Page Top

#3  Hale said that Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament “was unlawful because it had the effect of frustrating or preventing the ability of Parliament to carry out its constitutional functions without reasonable justification.”

"It is not illegal per se, but we just don't like it. Who does he think he is, Trump?"
Posted by SteveS 2019-09-24 09:49||   2019-09-24 09:49|| Front Page Top

#4 Where's Cromwell when you need him?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-09-24 11:22||   2019-09-24 11:22|| Front Page Top

#5 I'm obviously out of date; but back in the day the House of Lords functioned as a Supreme Court for Britain. I wasn't aware that they had a Supreme Court--can anyone help me understand this development?

Also a comment--with an unwritten constitution, you invite stuff like this. Not that judges over here aren't creative readers; but at least we have in writing the way that things are supposed to be.
Posted by Tom 2019-09-24 11:48||   2019-09-24 11:48|| Front Page Top

#6 Disappointing, but predictable. In a similar manner, this whole drama will come to a sorry but predictable end with blood in the streets.
Posted by Vernal Hatrick 2019-09-24 15:27||   2019-09-24 15:27|| Front Page Top

#7 Next they'll challenge the constitutionality of the referendum itself.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-09-24 19:30||   2019-09-24 19:30|| Front Page Top

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