Law and religion round-up – 14th October

Another very quiet week when – coincidentally – we’re both on holiday…

“Gay cakes” off the menu in Northern Ireland

The big news of the week – indeed, about the only news worth reporting – was the Supreme Court’s judgment in Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd & Ors (Northern Ireland) [2018] UKSC 49 – which we duly noted here.

The judgment came as something of a surprise to many – not excluding ourselves – and the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland expressed itself as “disappointed” with the outcome. Continue reading