UK Constitutional Law Association

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David Landau: Report on IACL Roundtable on the “New” Separation of Powers

David Landau, Florida State University College of Law, reports on the recent IACL roundtable held in Johannesburg. On 28-29 May 2015, a number of scholars from around the world gathered … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Graham Gee and Grégoire Webber: Conventional Wisdom and the Human Rights Act

Editors’ note: The blog is inviting constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We continue with a post by Graham Gee, Senior Lecturer … Continue reading

June 15, 2015 · 3 Comments

Judith Bannister: The Last Word on the Public Interest in FOI: Australia and the United Kingdom Compared

Freedom of information (FOI) reform has often been slow in Australia. There was a decade (and a change of government) between Gough Whitlam’s 1972 election promise of freedom of information and the … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Iain Jamieson: The repeal of the Human Rights Act and the Sewel Convention in Scotland

Editors’ note: The blog is inviting constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We continue with a post by Iain Jamieson, a … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Marco Goldoni: The EP 2014 Elections: Constitutional Change or Window-Dressing?

The constitutional expectations developed around the European elections of May 2014 were effectively quite high. Faced with a mounting crisis affecting their output legitimacy, European institutions had to strengthen their … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcements include: Roundtable discussion of the constitutional significance of Evans v Attorney General, York Law School, 11 June 2015 ‘Small States in a Legal World’, The inaugural … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Comment on India: Chintan Chandrachud: India’s Deceptive Constitution

Every written constitution is supplemented by important unwritten principles: the constitutional law of all nations (whether or not they have a codified constitution) consists of some combination of the written … Continue reading

June 3, 2015 · 1 Comment
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