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Manifesto Watch: John Morison: Kingmakers, Kingslayers – or only Wildlings – The Northern Ireland MPs in the Westminster Game of Thrones

Editors’ note: The blog has asked constitutional lawyers to review the main party manifestos ahead of the May elections, drawing out key constitutional proposals. You can read the other contributions … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Manifesto Watch: Steve Peers: The UK’s General Election: A Fundamental Change to UK/EU Relations?

Editors’ note: The blog has asked constitutional lawyers to review the main party manifestos ahead of the May elections, drawing out key constitutional proposals. You can read the other contributions … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Sionaidh Douglas-Scott: Constitutional Implications of a UK Exit from the EU: Some Questions That Really Must Be Asked

The issue of a UK withdrawal from the EU is highly topical at present, and several aspects of a UK exit – such as its impact on the devolved nations, … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mike Gordon: After the General Election: An EU Referendum and the EU Act?

While we await publication of the political parties’ manifestos, there can be no doubt that the UK’s membership of the EU will be a key issue in the fast-approaching (if … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Jo Murkens: A referendum on Britain’s EU membership is a sure fire way to encourage the breakup of the UK

David Cameron has pledged to hold a referendum on the UK’s EU membership if his Conservative party wins a majority at the British general election in May. Jo Murkens writes … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

David Hart QC: TTIP – more ‘foreign’ judges critising ‘our’ laws?

Reposted from the UK Human Rights Law Blog. Last week, on 15 January 2015, TTIP was debated in the House of Commons – see here. It is important for us all, but … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Sionaidh Douglas-Scott: Opinion 2/13 on EU accession to the ECHR: a Christmas bombshell from the European Court of Justice

On 18 December 2014, the ECJ delivered its long awaited Opinion 2/13 on the compatibility with EU law of the draft agreement for EU accession to the ECHR. The ECJ … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · 4 Comments
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