UK Constitutional Law Association

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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 · Leave a comment

Event: Annual “Public Law” lecture 19 February 2015

    UKCLA members and blog readers are invited to the following event: The Dickson Poon School of Law and the journal Public Law are delighted to announce the 2015 … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Angela Patrick: Suing the state: judicial competence, restraint and redress in Belhadj

The coverage of last week’s Court of Appeal’s decision in Belhadj & Or. v Straw & Ors [2014] EWCA Civ 1394 has thus far generated more political heat than legal … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Alison Young: Horizontality and the EU Charter

Concerns are often raised as to the impact of EU’s human rights provisions in English law, particularly concerning the impact of the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms. How … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

David Feldman: The European Court of Human Rights and the UK – Why Should Strasbourg Decide On Our Human Rights?

The date set for publication of the report of the Commission on a Bill of Rights  approaches.  The Commission was established to consider whether the UK should have a Bill … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 6 Comments

Colin Harvey: Who ‘Deserves’ to be a Refugee?

Does ‘status’ really matter? In the global age of human rights it seems that being a ‘person’ is all that should count.  Human rights apply to everyone. As we know, … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Andrew Le Sueur: Have you heard the one about Jimmy Carr, ‘The Guardian’ and a small British island?

There aren’t many good jokes about constitutions. In fact, I’m not sure there are any jokes about constitutions. Be that as it may, British comedian Jimmy Carr has  sparked a debate about … Continue reading

June 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

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