UK Constitutional Law Association

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Stefan Theil: Polycentricity – A Fatal Objection to the Adjudication of Environmental Rights?

In an unprecedented ruling, the Hague District Court has recently compelled the Dutch State to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of the Netherlands by 25% by 2020 based on the … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

August break

The UK Constitutional Law Blog takes a holiday every August and no new content will be posted during that time.  Contributions may still be sent to the Editors on the … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Danny Nicol: Constitutional Implications of Jeremy Corbyn

The popularity of Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership election raises intriguing constitutional questions. Irrespective of whether Corbyn becomes leader, what would be the impact on our system of governance … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Ruchi Parekh: Delivering Justice in an Age of Austerity: A JUSTICE Working Party sets out its vision for change

Our justice system is in crisis. Ongoing state retrenchment has involved significant cuts to legal aid, the HMCTS budget and the publicly subsidised advice sector. The result is a growing … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dawn Oliver: Surprises in Magna Carta

I assume that I am not the only public lawyer who decided to read Magna Carta and some literature about it for the first time this year, and found some … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Juliet Wells: Reforming Electoral Law: a Comment on the Law Commission’s Joint Consultation Paper

Electoral policy is constantly on the march. Given that the rules prescribing the voting systems to be used in different elections, the extent of the franchise, constituency boundaries, and eligibility … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Constitutional Court of South Africa: Invitation for Applications for Foreign Law Clerks

The Justices of the Constitutional Court of South Africa are pleased to invite applications from outstanding recent law graduates and young lawyers interested in serving as foreign law clerks. Candidates … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

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