Richard Ekins

It's time to rein in the Supreme Court

4 August 2020 2:43 am

The return of lockdown measures across parts of northern England, as well as the announcement of dozens of new peerages,…

Why Shamima Begum should not have been allowed to return

17 July 2020 5:36 am

It is startling to see the Court of Appeal take over the Home Secretary’s responsibility in deciding who should be…

Judgment day: the danger of courts taking over politics

21 September 2019 9:00 am

Who runs Britain? When Boris Johnson’s lawyers made their case in front of the Supreme Court this week, defending his…

Why the Supreme Court should reverse the Scottish Court’s prorogation ruling

12 September 2019 3:31 am

The Court of Session has ruled today that the Prime Minister’s advice to the Queen to prorogue Parliament, and the…

Who’s on the Supreme Court

3 December 2016 9:00 am

Ordinarily, the Supreme Court sits in panels of no more than nine. All 11 justices will hear the government’s appeal, to…