Via Jewish News:
Lawyers acting for the firm challenging the prime minister’s authority to leave the European Union have been subjected to anti-Semitic abuse, a top barrister has said.
“The publicity that has accompanied notification of the legal issue has provoked a large quantity of abuse directed at my solicitors,” said Pannick. “It is racist abuse, it is anti-Semitic abuse and it is objectionable. It is contempt of court for people to make threats.”
He asked Leveson, who is also Jewish, whether the names of claimants should be redacted, given the abuse, saying: “People have been deterred from [making legal claims]… “It is a very serious criminal matter for people to make threats.”