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david allen green @davidallengreen Birmingham and London

Commentator on law and policy. At @FT, @prospect_uk, etc Also at @LoreAndFantasy Account sometimes locked

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Joined Twitter 4/19/09


@EGoldLdn Why did the legal challenge take place? Was the sanction seen as too harsh or too light? @EGoldLdn And what is the ultimate outcome? What happens now to the officer? Sacked? Or nothing? Or same process again?Well. https://t.co/UrpzvzkWddThose who warned against Brexit being blamed for Brexit going badly. https://t.co/uv3QwPk2n7Spoke to Bloomberg along with other Black lawyers about navigating our work places. The interviews were held separa… https://t.co/B5UA6jg0il
Retweeted by david allen green"That's Not My Brexit..." Image ht @how_apt https://t.co/2lBr624OTK
7/6
2020
@mrmurrowski @LoreAndFantasy That is an excruciating pun which I would love your permission to steal
7/5
2020
The stuff of law and of history is not just analysis of texts but also ways of understanding and telling stories A… https://t.co/4r0nkzdxxI
Retweeted by david allen greenThe stuff of law and of history is not just analysis of texts but also ways of understanding and telling stories A… https://t.co/4r0nkzdxxIWhat I loved about this chanced upon thread was not simply the careful analysis (giving depth to something I had on… https://t.co/g2Hg6BXwVk
Retweeted by david allen greenThe importance of checks and balances, and of the truth being spoken to power; why leaders must not merely *allow*… https://t.co/8REcVtLKW4
Retweeted by david allen greenThe Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen A story perhaps more subtle than you may remember - a threa… https://t.co/8PWqnxL8Ln
Retweeted by david allen green @upsadaizy @DateStephen @wartsandbrawls Quite - I am sure Starkey would want it to have been an "epic feud" For El… https://t.co/ihO9owP01V @davidallengreen It's the same as Canada +++, a dog whistle the means "it's a nice place, 'white', and they seem to… https://t.co/Y5kuLdt5hu
Retweeted by david allen green @DateStephen @wartsandbrawls To call it a "feud" flatters Starkey.
7/4
2020
The purpose of this thread, and the head tweet, is to ridicule the "Australian-style trade agreement" phrase being… https://t.co/fkrXGacQfCThis is our glorious Brexit future. https://t.co/6aVL9OfAHt @EmporersNewC The word "joke" works, though few on Twitter have heard of itThis will actually be the format of the next round of UK-EU trade negotiations https://t.co/7UVEINfOqg @mazuretsky My tweet is not as earnest as your response @JosephineCumbo My tweet is not as earnest as your response.(Please note this tweet is not as earnest as some of the replies.) @DmitryOpines Dedicated to you, with affection https://t.co/1JNkTUefgrAn “Australian-style trade arrangement” is like Australian rules football The key is realising that there are no a… https://t.co/mANG8zi23i @BarristerAbi @LegalActionMag @LegalActionGrp RTd Always let me know of anything similar I should RTI've written the guest editorial in this month's @LegalActionMag for the @LegalActionGrp. Discussing how we as prac… https://t.co/wPbt8CObn5
Retweeted by david allen greenOutlaw this unlawful thing. https://t.co/Eq7C1zIyql @RickCrawley Absolutely My background is law and history, and I am only vaguely aware of what may be interesting a… https://t.co/7dT9DaU1Qo @RickCrawley Thank you again - there is a lot to learn from other fields that cover human daftness and so onTop 10 times Sir Geoffrey Elton slapped down David Starkey, all from the same review of 'The English Court from the… https://t.co/7nvSrKIy7D
Retweeted by david allen green @cath_fletcher @wolfpaw_UK Thank you - I am unsurprised @RickCrawley Many thanks!Nicely said, in response to that dire @HouseofCommons tweet earlier https://t.co/MQhbYwEQHkPetitions Committee Chair @CatMcKinnell has shared this statement regarding a tweet posted earlier today by… https://t.co/dcymAm8Ane
Retweeted by david allen green @CEtchingham77 Your teacher would get a B+ from me for thatAs some of you know, I have another Twitter account where I occasionally blah about my real interest (not law and p… https://t.co/VzthrQ78m5 @RickCrawley That is a lovely phrase - can you recommend a link where I can find out more? @wolfpaw_UK False: - there are historians with ugly opinions who do good historical research, as in any field of s… https://t.co/duTfGwiTXR @CEtchingham77 Now, there is an essay question for the ages!And, as a constitutional law geek, that is all I want to say on Starkey @wolfpaw_UK You are too easy with words like "magisterial"Elton is up there with Maitland as one of the great constitutional, administrative and legal historians Starkey wo… https://t.co/Np66Ns5vDq @wartsandbrawls Thank you for thisElton - for his many faults - published big books - and either got things brilliantly right or interestingly wrong… https://t.co/OvHS6M9h0zStarkey is a specialist on the early Tudor royal household - nothing else Not even the Tudor period generally - an… https://t.co/PqNsD3fRRAOh this is beautiful and may be the best (historian-related) thread ever https://t.co/Zu0fICFJKc @alexjcraven @xtophercook @wartsandbrawls *rare block capitals tweet* OH THIS IS WONDERFUL AND BEAUTIFUL @jonthepon Very few pubs have such licences.Bingo. That explains the 6am timing. https://t.co/BM757deLPcThis is a plausible point. https://t.co/mmFPM1BtEpPubs and 6am A number of excited accounts claiming this is a significant change No Pubs can open (again) in acco… https://t.co/SADrg0cW88Love that @HouseofCommons follows 666 accounts.Query Given the current government's use of statutory instruments, would it be fair and accurate to describe it as… https://t.co/PhVVuzna44 @Joanna__Hardy @BarristerSecret @TheCriminalBar @Ed_Owen @NickWorsley @JohnHyde1982 @HMCTSgovuk Agreed - good on Ed for engaging @HouseofCommons Oh Tweet gone The @HouseofCommons had left that tweet up and had even given a Priti Patel like ap… https://t.co/P6xvzj5HuLI spent over a decade investigating and reporting on conversion therapy; put myself through it to expose the practi… https://t.co/ZszNfJvPI2
Retweeted by david allen green @BarristerSecret @Joanna__Hardy @TheCriminalBar @Ed_Owen @NickWorsley @JohnHyde1982 @HMCTSgovuk Agree with all the… https://t.co/UsKGD3WpQOHow does #torture affect people? Should it be made illegal? Join the debate! (Dreadful tweet from @HouseofCommons) https://t.co/MoeNqvNcM6- It is utterly ridiculous and irresponsible that such complex new criminal laws are released by Coronavirus Regul… https://t.co/qAISE8GO5t
Retweeted by david allen green @hughesmi Ha ha haHere are the new lockdown regulations for the whole of England except Leicester. 15 hours before pubs opening! Extr… https://t.co/PszMCNnbTW
Retweeted by david allen green @GoldishCJ @peterbrownbarra @TanjaInTheGreen Have already replied to a funnier tweet making the same point @goldfinchgazer @peterbrownbarra @TanjaInTheGreen Ho ho - fair counterpoint, for my typo! @peterbrownbarra @TanjaInTheGreen Judgment/judgement are two seperate words, meaning two distinct things My free u… https://t.co/ijk4jFm2RE @peterbrownbarra @TanjaInTheGreen Gosh So much in one tweet to which to respond, but I will forego a slam-down, as… https://t.co/Xmpn1ZGVzr @NickXHall @DC_Police @rupertevelyn @johnestevens *applauds*Even the police - chief constables - expressly have no idea what the rules will be tomorrow See this correction an… https://t.co/qafOOOYn9HTwas the day before lockdown ended And all through the land No statutory instrument was stirring To open up any pub… https://t.co/t8pNPxd1H7Sorry to disappoint people, but pubs can only open tomorrow at 6 am if their licenses already allow them to open at that time.
Retweeted by david allen greenRarely tweet my Yorkshire Post stories but this one is a national one and an exclusive - "All the poor souls who ha… https://t.co/29YvGChi3s
Retweeted by david allen green @RTHondavehanson @ConHistGrp @labour_history Red was often the colour for Liberal Unionists, and later National LiberalsLeicester lockdown regulations no doubt delayed because officials are pointing vaguely at Birmingham on their maps
Retweeted by david allen green @Sime0nStylites @xtophercook I had CSL Davies of "Peace Print and Protestantism" fame as my tutor, and it was at th… https://t.co/bj0WCEMfUP* may not be sunnyThe government will tomorrow permit pub opening in England after three months of lockdown On a sunny Saturday And… https://t.co/mTCVZ4qgXv @JohnMcKz Judgment without that "e" describes the entire document, and with that "e" - "judgement" - refers to an e… https://t.co/YcX7l4jFMq @gandy @xtophercook Absolutely @xtophercook That Starkey was taught by Elton is key Elton, for all his faults, published big books and got things… https://t.co/OMqyaMVgEK @Jo_Bayley "draguns" to us midlanders @xtophercook Perhaps But I took your claim as higher than that, and I was curious what you were thinking of My vi… https://t.co/VAtA579tUw @gavgoudie You were not the first! @gavgoudie I tweeted this yesterday, if you checked my timeline @IrvineDrake Hard to believe that is a genuine question, given your bio - as the answer is or should be self-eviden… https://t.co/b5iQE7rMrL @xtophercook What do you think Starkey has said of any authority on "balances of power within the Tudor state"? Ge… https://t.co/19G64TwKX1 @webofevil @xtophercook I fear Chris is being far too indulgent with Starkey's expertise Starkey has nothing usefu… https://t.co/VV201p8ZZW @KeirStitt I am the last account on here that needs to be told this..! @DavidAdamsonSCO @_MartinHolland I would find such an Italian judgment interesting, if a litigant had argued that before an Italian court @AmosDuveen @AlastairLawless Ha ha
7/3
2020
@_MartinHolland I am sure that must have seemed such a clever response before you typed it It is an interesting judgment, on any view @jo_the_hat Indeed. @AlastairLawless Then you misunderstand the word "trite" @simon_brooke "Bonkers" I quote a Scottish judgment I quote it on a point of interest, often misunderstood I des… https://t.co/cb4do41KoO @LastExited @Barristerblog @Joanna__Hardy @MaxJLHardy @BarristerSecret The very gif @Barristerblog @Joanna__Hardy @MaxJLHardy @BarristerSecret You are now anointed Joanna, to take the battle forward… https://t.co/fOR1D3gFgJ"we observe that Magna Carta has no force of law in Scotland, it is an English document" Interesting Scottish judg… https://t.co/wkUC91U1J5 @Joanna__Hardy @MaxJLHardy @BarristerSecret @Barristerblog *you* have impostor syndrome? I am a solicitor @xtophercook Would say the Tudor royal household, rather than the state more generally Not an authority on Tudor courts or local governanceLeicester lockdown regulations no doubt delayed because officials are pointing vaguely at Birmingham on their mapsStill nothing in either made or draft legislation on https://t.co/2lwGTTieN8. I am getting a bit like… https://t.co/LXy3JN1eBn
Retweeted by david allen greenStill not published, one full working day later https://t.co/5RYBQPLwSX
7/2
2020

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