UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Andrew Le Sueur: Do you need another constitutional law blog?

(Short answer, yes.). Over the past five years, blogging has moved out of the shadows to become not only a respectable but also an essential academic and professional channel for … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

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: 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

IACL roundtable Bucharest: constitutional rules for a balanced budget

Directed by Professor Elena-Simina Tănăsescu, a IACL roundtable was held in Bucharest, Romania, on on 21-22 November 2014 on ‘Shaping constitutional rules for a balanced budget’. A report of the … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Christoph Smets: A UK senate: Competition for the Commons or federalising representation?

After the warning shot fired from the ballot boxes of the Scottish electorate in this year’s referendum on independence, the West Lothian question has stirred with renewed power. It seems … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · 7 Comments
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