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Eirik Bjorge: Manning the Fogmachine of War: A Comment on the Report Clearing the Fog of Law

In the Policy Exchange report Clearing the Fog of Law: Saving Our Armed Forces from Defeat by Judicial Diktat, Richard Ekins, Jonathan Morgan, and Tom Tugendhat criticize the European Court … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Diletta Tega: Sovereignty of Rights vs. “Global Constitutional” Law: The Italian Constitutional Court Decision No. 238/2014

As Francesco Duranti already pointed out in his comment here at I-CONnect on 17 December 2014, Judgment no. 238, delivered on 22 October 2014, demonstrates how the Italian Constitutional Court (CC) “dialogues” with the … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Event: Annual “Public Law” lecture 2015 changed date

Due to a clash of events, the 2015 Annual Public Law Lecture by Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC on “The Road to Rome and Strasbourg via San Francisco: Human Rights in Charters … Continue reading

February 6, 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

Event: Annual “Public Law” lecture 19 February 2015

    Update: Due to a clash of events, the 2015 Annual Public Law Lecture by Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC on “The Road to Rome and Strasbourg via San Francisco: Human Rights … 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 · 2 Comments

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
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