Monthly Archives: September 2011

Day three of court hearing – delayed judgement announced

Today was the third and final day in court, and the turn of James Goudie QC to present Gloucestershire and Somerset County Council’s defences. Please note, we are not legal experts so this is a very brief, summarised, and incomplete … Continue reading

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Day two of court hearing

Please note we are not legal experts so this is a very simplified and incomplete view of what happened in court today.   Today again consisted wholly of Helen Mountfield QC presenting the cases against Gloucestershire County Council and Somerset County Council … Continue reading

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The Court Hearing Begins

Today a High Court hearing into Gloucestershire County Council’s huge cuts to our public library service began. The hearing is set to be heard over three days, concluding on Thursday 29th September. Today the case was put into context in … Continue reading

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Press statement from Public Interest Lawyers

The following press statement has been released by Public Interest Lawyers ahead of this week’s court hearing against library closures in Gloucestershire and Somerset: HIGH COURT TRIAL OF LIBRARY CLOSURES IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND SOMERSET GETS UNDERWAY Birmingham Civil Justice Centre, … Continue reading

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Details of this week’s court case

The court case against GCC’s library cuts will be heard this week. Members of the public are welcome to attend the case and watch proceedings. If you would like to do this, here is some practical information: The hearing will … Continue reading

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