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Overruled: Confronting Our Vanishing Democracy in 8 Cases, In conversation with Dr Sam Fowles

When: Tuesday 6 December 2022Time: 13:00 - 14:00 GMT

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When the Prime Minister illegally prorogued Parliament, Dr Sam Fowles was part of the team that took him to court and won.

In a high-profile Parliamentary enquiry following the police violently restraining women at a vigil for Sarah Everard, Sam proved the Met's actions fundamentally breached our right to protest.

In this Academy talk, Dr Sam Fowles, barrister specialising in public and constitutional law will be discussing his book Overruled: Confronting Our Vanishing Democracy in 8 Cases.

"We shouldn’t have to take our rulers to court just to get them to follow the rules." - At a crucial juncture for British governance, Fowles urges us not to take our freedoms for granted.


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