UK Constitutional Law Association

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Event: Second Biennial Public Law Conference, Cambridge University

Building on the success of the inaugural Public Law Conference that was held in 2014, the Centre for Public Law at the University of Cambridge will next year host the … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stefan Theil: Polycentricity – A Fatal Objection to the Adjudication of Environmental Rights?

In an unprecedented ruling, the Hague District Court has recently compelled the Dutch State to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of the Netherlands by 25% by 2020 based on the … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Patrick O’Brien: Judges and Select Committees: A Developing Accountability Culture

    When is a judge not a judge? Lady Justice Hallett carried out a public inquiry into the ‘On the runs’ scheme in 2014. In its report on the … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Oonagh Gay: Regulating Lobbyists: A New Dawn?

In March 2015, almost unnoticed, the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists published her first register of consultant lobbyists with 57 entities. By the end of July this had grown to 87. … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jack Simson Caird: Constitutional Standards, Constitutional Change and EVEL

REPOSTED WITH PERMISSION FROM THE BLOG OF THE CONSTITUTION UNIT. On August 25th, the Constitution Unit UCL, with the support of the Constitution Society, published the second edition of ‘The … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Derek O’Brien: Magna Carta, the Right to Trial by Jury and the ‘King of Sleaze’

As commentators mark the eight hundredth anniversary of Magna Carta by celebrating its influence in exporting ‘British values’, including the right to trial by jury, across the common law world, … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

August break

The UK Constitutional Law Blog takes a holiday every August and no new content will be posted during that time.  Contributions may still be sent to the Editors on the … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

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