UK Constitutional Law Association

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Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcements include two calls for papers: Symposium on Quasi-Constitutionality and Constitutional Statutes–Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Symposium on Constitutional Change and Transformation in Africa–Kabarak University, Kenya … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Javier García Oliva: Catalonia in Spain: The Significance of the 25th September 2015 Elections

Editors’ note: This post is based upon a conference paper presented at the UKCLA conference ‘Debating the Constitution after the General Election’ held at the University of Manchester on 24  … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

James Hand: Cutting the Courts – A Comment on the Proposal on the Provision of Court and Tribunal Estate in England and Wales

The Government have proposed the closure of almost 20% of the courts and tribunals in England and Wales as part of plans to modernise the justice system and bring about … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Paul Scott: The Upper Chamber and the Territorial Constitution

Editors’ note: This post is based upon a conference paper presented at the UKCLA conference ‘Debating the Constitution after the General Election’ held at the University of Manchester on 24  … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Elizabeth Stokes: Prisoners’ Rights in Context: What Future under a British Bill of Rights?

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 Elizabeth Stokes, Senior … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Maria Smirnova: Russian Constitutional Court Affirms Russian Constitution’s Supremacy over ECtHR Decisions

Although the ‘freedom from Strasbourg’ debate in the UK has taken a new turn after the elections in view of the Cameron’s plan to ‘curtail the role of the European … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

John Stanton: (D)evolution for Local Government

Editors’ note: This post is based upon a conference paper presented at the UKCLA conference ‘Debating the Constitution after the General Election’ held at the University of Manchester on 24  … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment
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