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Why did US v. Assange skip the court of appeal?

The decision which Assange sought to appeal, United States v Assange [2021] EWHC 3313 (Admin), was a decision of a divisional court of three judges. That is because s 26 of the Extradition Act 2003 ...
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Why did US v. Assange skip the court of appeal?

The High Court can certify a matter as warranting consideration by the Supreme Court as a "leapfrog appeal." See Practice Direction and Part II of the Administration of Justice Act 1969. The ...
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What form of legal action is being taken by Ellen Elphick against the Royal ballet school?

This is a developing story, and so it is not clear where the legal action will end up, or indeed where it is right now - it's not obvious that there is any litigation yet, perhaps only the spectre of ...
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Was Wayne Hsiung acquitted or convicted this week?

Short Answer A jury is currently deliberating on misdemeanor trespass charges and felony conspiracy to trespass charges against Wayne Hsiung in a Sonoma County, California court in Santa Rosa, ...
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How was the figure of $100m for Jonathan Udall’s death arrived at?

This was a figure negotiated by the parties and approved by the judge. There is no official record of those negotiations, and little chance that the full details will be made public. The judge did not ...
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When is it legal to infiltrate the existence of a person or group with undercover officers?

england-and-wales The legislative framework for Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS), which includes undercover police officers, is at Surveillance and covert human intelligence sources, Part II ...
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Is there any minimum sentence faced by SBF?

See Matthew Bultman, "Bankman-Fried’s Pre-Trial Antics Haunt Him Before Sentencing" (3 November 2023): Judges are required to consider federal guidelines at sentencing, but don’t have to ...
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Why did US v. Assange skip the court of appeal?

I'm not sure the other answers explicitly address Assange's approach. Assange sought permission to appeal on the basis that the High Court decision in December 2021 involved three questions of law of ...
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When is the next significant date on the horizon in the judicial proceedings against Julian Assange?

There is no pending appeal by the Crown Prosecution Service. The CPS's appeal was successful, with judgment released on December 10, 2021. The Supreme Court declined to hear Assange's further appeal ...
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