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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

The House of Lords Constitution Committee Inquiry into the Union and Devolution

The House of Lords Constitution Committee has announced an inquiry into the Union and Devolution. Written evidence is invited as follows: “The Constitution Committee has previously expressed concern that the … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Danny Nicol: Constitutional Implications of Jeremy Corbyn

The popularity of Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership election raises intriguing constitutional questions. Irrespective of whether Corbyn becomes leader, what would be the impact on our system of governance … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Sarah Lambrecht: Criticism of the European Court of Human Rights: A UK Phenomenon?

Editors’ note: The blog invited constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We end this series with a post by … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

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