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6 January 2020,
James Doleman looks at the potential constitutional crisis as the two nations drift apart and sees no easy solution.
4 December 2019,
The award-winning investigative journalist who exposed the Cambridge Analytica scandal is being sued for defamation by Brexit-backing businessman Arron Banks.
4 November 2019,
Glaswegian James Doleman considers the possible repercussions of the 2019 General Election and Brexit on Scotland's relationship within the UK.
21 October 2019,
“The sword of Damocles” remains over Boris Johnson’s head as the highest court in Scotland rejected the government’s call to end a legal action over a Brexit extension reports James Doleman.
Court Asked to take EU Brexit Extension into its Own Hands to Keep in Check Boris Johnson’s “Trumpian” Tactics
8 October 2019,
James Doleman reports from Scotland's Inner House of the Court of Session on another legal wrangle involving the Government on Brexit.
‘He Must Comply’: Court Assured that Boris Johnson Will Ask EU for Brexit Extension if No Deal Reached
7 October 2019,
"It would be destructive of one of the core principles of constitutional propriety... for the Prime Minister or the Government to renege on what they have assured the court," Lord Pentland ruled.
4 October 2019,
Boris Johnson's Government found itself back in court today – this time refusing a request to make its Brexit extension plan into a legal order.
Supreme Court Prorogation Ruling: A Bomb Thrown into the Centre of Boris Johnson’s ‘Do or Die’ Brexit?
24 September 2019,
Court reporter James Doleman on the momentous ruling by the highest court in the UK which has found the Prime Minister acted unlawfully in advising the Queen to prorogue Parliament.
18 September 2019,
Day two of the momentous Supreme Court hearing on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully in advising the Queen to suspend Parliament.
Supreme Court Prorogation Case: ‘No Prime Minister has Abused his Powers in this Way in the Last 50 Years’
17 September 2019,
day one of the momentous hearing at the UK's Supreme Court to determine whether the Prime Minister acted unlawfully in advising the Queen to suspend Parliament.
11 September 2019,
Will the UK Supreme Court agree with Scotland's Court of Session when it makes a final decision on the proroguing of Parliament next week?
9 September 2019,
Court reporter James Doleman's analysis on the role of the courts in Boris Johnson's Brexit saga.
BREAKING ‘Incontinent Mendacity’: Prime Minister Lied About Plans to Suspend Parliament, Court Documents Suggest
3 September 2019,
James Doleman on explosive revelations from Scotland's Court of Sessions as Boris Johnson faces a legal challenge over proroguing Parliament.
‘It’s Not Democracy and It’s Not the Law’ – Legal Action to Stop Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament for No Deal Brexit Given Go Ahead
13 August 2019,
A cross-party group of 75 MPs argued that proroguing Parliament would be a breach of the British constitution.
23 July 2019,
Byline Times' court reporter James Doleman documents a bizarre run of cases on his return to the press gallery after a hiatus from the courts.
15 July 2019,
Byline Times' court reporter James Doleman gives his personal take on the jailing of Stephen Yaxley-Lennon and his conviction for contempt of court.
9 July 2019,
10 June 2019,
With the former SNP MP sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzlement, court reporter James Doleman ponders the utility of incarceration for non-violent crimes.
7 June 2019,
Names of at least seven middle-managers found in a sample of 2% of private investigator invoices but the company’s lawyers say stories also came from public domain sources.
16 May 2019,
High Court Judge describes court action as "futile" and characterises part of former tabloid journalist's evidence as "irrelevant" and "scurrilous".
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