EU citizens denied vote in European elections to sue UK government

Exclusive: Campaign groups prepare legal challenge following systemic denial of suffrage The government is facing the prospect of being sued by campaigners for EU citizens in the UK and British nationals abroad who were denied a vote in the European parliament elections. John Halford, a public law specialist at Bindmans, said this weeks electoral fiasco was something a democracy should not tolerate. The right to vote is the foundation for all citizenship rights, he said. Last Thursday saw a large-scale, systematic, openly discriminatory denial of that right. The case we plan to bring will show that this is not something the law will tolerate and that there must be accountability and consequences. Halford is working with the the3million group in …

If Roe v Wade is overturned, we should worry about the rule of law | Shira A Scheindlin

Affirming precedence is an important legal principle. If its ignored, which other supreme court decisions could be overturned next? Donald Trump was staunchly pro-choice until he sought to become President Donald Trump. From that moment on, a centerpiece of his campaign was a promise to do whatever he could to ensure that the 1973 supreme courts landmark decision in Roe v Wade that guaranteed a womans right to an abortion would be overturned. He has kept his promise and his base loves him for it. He undoubtedly believes that his strong and now unwavering anti-abortion stance will go a long way to ensuring his re-election in 2020. How did he keep his promise? The answer is not complicated. He did …