UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

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

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

UK Constitutional Law Blog: Editorial Changeover

  Nick Barber (Associate Professor, Trinity College, Oxford) was the instigator, designer, Editor (later C0-Editor) and main locomotive for the UK Constitutional Law Blog. Since his decision to initiate it … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

UKCLA: announcing the PhD register

Andrew Le Sueur (President, UKCLA) writes: At the 2014 Conference on the Teaching of Public Law, held in London at City Law School, ‘the paucity of public law PhD events … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment
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