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HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Adam Tucker: The Anti-Democratic Turn in the Defence of 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 Dr Adam Tucker, … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Janet McLean: Giving Effect to International Human Rights Obligations: Possible Alternatives?

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 Janet McLean, Professor … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Grégoire Webber: The remaking of the Constitution of Canada

Editors’ note: The blog has a number of country correspondents who report from time to time on matters of interest to a UK audience. Prof Webber is the blog’s Canada … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

Peter Leyland: Devolution, Greater Manchester and the Revitalisation of Local Government

The Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill (CLGD) featured in the Queen’s speech and received its second reading in the House of Lords on 8 June 2015. It allows for … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nicholas Clapham: The Authorisation of Surveillance: A Separation of Power?

Editors’ note: The UK Parliament will debate reports into investigatory powers in its session today, 25 June 2015. On 11 June the Prime Minister released the review of investigatory powers … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · 3 Comments

Liz Fisher: A Decade in the Glasshouse

The UK Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) came fully into force on the 1 January 2005. There is thus now over a decade’s worth of law in relation to … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Se-shauna Wheatle and Roger Masterman: The ‘Constitutional Aspect’ in Evans v Attorney General

As we devour (and, perhaps, mourn the disappointing content of) the communications between the Prince of Wales and UK government departments, we continue to dissect the more fascinating Supreme Court … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment
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