Brexit Republic - Prime Minister fights back after top court rules his suspension of Parliament was illegal 26/09/2019
Boris Johnson's trip to the UN General Assembly is rudely interrupted by an historic Supreme Court ruling. But his blistering Commons' performance betrayed neither shame nor remorse. In the eye of the storm, and making sense of the upheaval, are RTÉ's Europe Editor in Brussels, Tony Connelly, and in Westminster, Sean Whelan.
Remainiacs Ep. 139: JUDGMENT DAY Supreme Court EmergencyCast with David Allen Green and Schona Jolly QC 24/09/2019
Just how damning was the Supreme Court judgment on Johnson’s illegal prorogation? How on earth can the Government brief against the most significant constitutional judgment in – possibly – centuries? Where do we go from here? Should we all go out and get drunk? And who would pick fight with Lady Hale, with her laser eye and her spider brooch?
With the legality of prorogation being tested in the crucible of the Supreme Court, we welcome Good Law Project director and Remain legal vanguard JOLYON MAUGHAM QC to the studio to discuss exactly what’s at stake. / What does the Lib Dems going broke for revoke mean for future dealings between the Remain parties?
Prospect podcast special: Jolyon Maugham QC on his legal fight against the prorogation of parliament 12/09/2019
The man leading the constitutional charge against Boris Johnson talks to Prospect about Brexit, the courts and what happens now.
Brexit Republic - Ep. 47: MPs are kicked out of Westminster as Scottish judges rule suspension of parliament is illegal 12/09/2019
Boris Johnson stands accused of lying to the Queen amid calls for him to go. John Bercow, one of the most colourful protagonists of the Brexit drama, is to quit as Speaker of the House of Commons.
The “distinguished”* legal expert DAVID ALLEN GREEN joins us to explain the consequences of the Scottish Court of Sessions’ bombshell ruling in a little extra Remainiacs for one week only.
Things are moving far too fast to wait ’til next Friday. Ros Taylor, Alex Andreou and guest David Allen Green gather in the studio to look at the legality of prorogation, the chances of beating it in the courts or elsewhere… and the poor performance of Her Majesty The Queen. Or was it?
Brexit Republic - Ep. 27 14/02/2019
Last Thursday, lawyers for former Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble (now Tory peer Lord Trimble), initiated a legal case against the UK government contending that the Withdrawal Agreement with the backstop is in breach of the Good Friday Agreement, the Act of Union and the Vienna Convention. Author and legal commentator Joshua Rozenberg gave Brexit Republic his view of the case.