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27 September 2019

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh quoted in New Law Journal

Associate Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh was quoted in New Law Journal, discussing the potential for a second private prosecution against Boris Johnson. This follows the Supreme Court’s landmark judgment on Tuesday 24 September which ruled that the prorogation of Parliament was unlawful.

Danielle said that Johnson was ‘undoubtedly acting as a public officer when he embarked on this course’ and that ‘the Supreme Court’s finding that Mr Johnson had no “reasonable justification for taking action which had such an extreme effect upon the fundamentals of our democracy” certainly lays the foundations for an argument that Mr Johnson’s actions amounted to a willful abuse of public trust.’

For the full article, please visit New Law Journal.

 

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