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Leader of British Nazi Movement Loses Move in Court; Serves 18-month Prison Term

Colin Jordan, leader of the National Socialist movement in Britain, now serving an 18-month prison term for offenses against the Race Relations Act, was turned down today when he sought a writ of habeas corpus.

In ruling against the application, Lord Parker, the Chief Justice, pointed out that it had been based on the contention that the anti-racist act was invalid and a curtailment of free speech. The jurist said, in reply: “In this country, Parliament is supreme. There is no power in force to question the validity of an act of Parliament.”

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