Supreme Court

Has the Supreme Court handed Boris Johnson a Brexit escape route?

26 September 2019 14:26

The Supreme Court’s judgement is the latest constitutional perversion after the Benn act. But ironically it may assist the Government…

Why the Court’s ruling may help Boris Johnson

24 September 2019 16:29

In one respect Gina Miller is right. Today’s Supreme Court decision is bigger than Brexit. We are now in a…

Brexiteers should cheer the Supreme Court

24 September 2019 15:56

Ignore, with great respect, the people telling you today that the justices of the Supreme Court have waded into politics,…

Corbyn to address Labour conference this afternoon

24 September 2019 13:12

Time was when the box office attraction at Labour conference was going to be Tom Watson’s speech this afternoon. The…

Why the Supreme Court’s Brexit case is so crucial

17 September 2019 14:38

The opening session of the epic Supreme Court hearing into whether Boris Johnson misled the Queen and broke the law…

Blow for Boris as parliament may return early

11 September 2019 12:48

The Court of Session’s verdict that prorogation is unlawful is a major headache for Boris Johnson. It makes the Supreme…

Brett Kavanaugh is a Republican’s dream Supreme Court Justice

10 July 2018 10:19

After reciting the usual homilies about the need to interpret the American Constitution as it was written, President Trump appeared…

The Supreme Court’s ruling on foreign spouses is shameful

22 February 2017 12:13

Just when you were minded to think that Supreme Court judges were a bunch of diehard liberals whose fundamentalist belief…

For the sake of Britain’s constitution, will everyone please shut up?

18 February 2017 10:00

One of the striking features of Britain’s unwritten constitution is how it relies on various people keeping their opinions to…

What the papers say: The ‘enemies of the people’ row rumbles on

17 February 2017 8:37

The Article 50 court cases sparked an angry backlash in the newspapers, with the judges involved famously labelled ‘enemies of…

Trump’s greatest legacy could be his power to reshape the Supreme Court

4 February 2017 12:00

James D. Zirin is an experienced litigator as well as the host of a popular television talkshow. In this provocative…

For Donald Trump, politics is a primetime TV show

1 February 2017 8:57

Donald Trump promised to bring some pizzazz to the White House. And last night he delivered, unveiling his selection for…

Nicola Sturgeon’s Brexit charade continues

24 January 2017 15:52

With the predictability of an atomic clock, Nicola Sturgeon has come out today condemning the Supreme Court which has reminded her…

What the Supreme Court got right and wrong in today’s judgment

24 January 2017 15:33

The Supreme Court has today rejected the Government’s appeal from the High Court judgment by a majority of eight justices…

How ‘straightforward’ can the Government’s Brexit bill actually be?

24 January 2017 13:36

The Government may be accepting its defeat in the Supreme Court graciously overall, but David Davis was in a rather…

The Daily Mail’s new favourite Europhiles

24 January 2017 13:30

Ahead of the government’s supreme court appeal against the high court ruling that Article 50 cannot be triggered without a…

Breaking: Government loses Article 50 case

24 January 2017 9:40

Isabel Hardman is joined by Fraser Nelson and James Forsyth to discuss the ruling: In the past few minutes, the…

Spectator live blog: The Supreme Court’s Brexit hearing, day four

8 December 2016 10:50

The Supreme Court’s landmark case on triggering Article 50 has now finished. We’ll have to wait until January to hear…

Commons votes in favour of invoking Article 50 by the end of March

7 December 2016 19:27

461 MPs have just voted for Theresa May to invoke Article 50 by the end of March. The Tory amendment…

Spectator live blog: The Supreme Court’s Brexit hearing, day three

7 December 2016 11:00

It’s day three of the Supreme Court’s landmark case on the triggering of Article 50. Here’s how the day unfolded: …