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HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Cormac Mac Amhlaigh: A Referendum on Repeal of the Human Rights Act? Why not?

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 Dr Cormac Mac … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Event: Debating the Constitution, University of Manchester

A UK Constitutional Law Association Conference: Debating the Constitution 24 June 2015, 11am – 5pm Council Chambers, Whitworth Building University of Manchester On Wednesday 24 June 2015, the UKCLA will … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · 3 Comments

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Mark Elliott: Could the Devolved Nations Block Repeal of the Human Rights Act and the Enactment of a New 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 Dr Mark Elliott, … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Tobias Lock: Legal Implications of Human Rights Reform in the UK

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 begin with a post by Dr Tobias Lock, … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Event: Sir Stephen Sedley’s Ruth Adler Memorial Lecture, Edinburgh University

The Ruth Adler Memorial Lecture: ‘Human Rights and the Whirligig of Time’ Sir Stephen Sedley 20 May 2015, 16.45 – 19.00 Lecture Theatre 183, Old College, EH8 9YL (venue details) … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Benedict Douglas: Why Human Rights Have Not Been Accepted in the UK

The major modern and historic human rights documents recognise human rights as inalienably and universally attaching to individuals by virtue of their humanity. However, this justification for rights possession in … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

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
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