Enviro Atty Faces Jail For Supreme Court Ruling Leak

Law360, London (February 15, 2021, 2:15 PM GMT) -- A lawyer fighting Heathrow Airport's expansion plans could be put behind bars for leaking a U.K. Supreme Court decision that backs the project, a day before it was made public.

The Solicitor General has started contempt of court proceedings against a campaigning lawyer for leaking a Supreme Court decision about Heathrow expansion. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) The government announced that Solicitor General Michael Ellis QC has initiated contempt of court proceedings over the leak against lawyer Tim Crosland, the director of Plan B, a campaign group that is part of litigation against the proposed new runway at the west London airport....

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