Law and religion round-up – 18th August

A week in which a group of MPs and Peers petitioned the Court of Session to prevent the Prorogation of Parliament, the Church of England concluded an agreement with the Italian State, and there was another round in the Ashers Baking saga…

Lee v Ashers Baking again

Perhaps the most interesting development of the week was that Gareth Lee, the losing appellant in Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd & Ors (Northern Ireland) [2018] UKSC 49 is to take his case to Strasbourg: we noted the news here. We would be slightly surprised if the application were declared inadmissible, and we would be even more surprised to see a judgment this side of 2021.

Religious slaughter again Continue reading