UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Robert Leckey: Fundamental Rights, Physician-Assisted Death and the Court’s Institutional Role: A Comment on Carter v. Canada (Attorney General)

On 6 February 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada reversed its ruling on assisted suicide. In 1993, in a five-four decision, the Court had ruled that the federal government’s blanket ban … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Event: SOAS Symposium: Law, Politics and Constitution-Making in the Arab Spring

20 March 2015, 15:25-19:00 Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London, Russell Square, London, UK 15:25 Welcome Notes: Dr. Nimer Sultany, Law Department, SOAS Professor Matthew Craven, Dean, Faculty of … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Event: Annual “Public Law” lecture 2015 changed date

Due to a clash of events, the 2015 Annual Public Law Lecture by Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC on “The Road to Rome and Strasbourg via San Francisco: Human Rights in Charters … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Farrah Ahmed: The Untapped Potential for Constitutional Avoidance in Social Rights Adjudication

In his 2012 book, Judging Social Rights, Jeff King makes a powerful case for a limited, incrementalist, judicial approach to social rights adjudication. One of the incrementalist strategies King prescribes … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Event: The Crisis of the Constitution

UKCLA members and blog readers are invited to the following event The Crisis of the Constitution: The General Election and the Future of the United Kingdom Date: Wednesday 11th February, 5.00pm … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Event: Contemporary Issues in Indian Public Law: Transnational Perspectives, 12 April 2015

The Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne and National Law University, Delhi invite you to a conference on ‘Contemporary Issues in Indian Public Law: … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

House of Lords Constitution Committee seeks legal adviser

The House of Lords Constitution Committee is inviting applications for the vacant post of one of its two legal advisers. The advertisement with further details can be found here.

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment
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