The Court of Appeal has today ruled against the test cases of ‘precrime’ royal wedding arrestees. The Metropolitan Police pre-emptively arrested dozens of people shortly before and on the day of the Royal Wedding in 2011, including a people from a ‘zombie’ flash-mob in Soho Square, a group of 10 republican protestors at Charing Cross … Continue reading Press release: Royal Wedding appeal cases dismissed by Court of Appeal
The pre-emptive action to stop dissenting voices Article originally appeared on The Independent Blog on Friday 3rd of August 2012 On the day of the royal wedding I was arrested for being in fancy dress. I had gone to Soho Square to report on the zombie flashmob I’d heard about on Twitter. I planned to … Continue reading Article in the Independent on Royal Wedding Judicial Review
HOLY COW I GOT AN ARTICLE IN THE MUTHA-LOVIN' GUARDIAN! Getting an article published in the Guardian has been on my bucket list since my early teens and holy hell I've done it. I wish it were about something more positive than having the Judicial Review claims dismissed - which was gutting on many, many … Continue reading I GOT AN ARTICLE IN THE GUARDIAN!
For up to the minute updates, press releases, video evidence and more, go to the Pageantry and Precrime website. Day five saw barristers acting on behalf of all four groups of claimants made their final arguments in response to the Met's barrister, Sam Grodzinski's case the day before. First Stephen Cragg acting for Bindmans solicitors … Continue reading Day 5 of the Trial
For up to the minute updates, press releases, video evidence and more, go to the Pageantry and Precrime website. NB: The final hearing is on Friday June 1st at the High Court (court 8) starting at 10:00 AM. It will consist of re-sponses from all the claimants’ barristers to the police’s barrister’s arguments. The hearing … Continue reading Day 4 of the Trial
For up to the minute updates, press releases, video evidence and more, go to the Pageantry and Precrime website. Day three saw the rest of the barrister Stephen Cragg speaking on behalf of the Grow Heathrow claimants whose squat was searched by riot police the day before the royal wedding, and then the barrister Sam … Continue reading Day 3 of the trial
For up to the minute updates, press releases, video evidence and more, go to the Pageantry and Precrime website. Firstly a clarification: the format for the four judicial reviews is not as stated in the post on the first day of the trial. In fact the barristers representing the plaintiffs will each make their cases, … Continue reading Day 2 of the Trial