UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Bradley Miller: Some Problems in Constitutional Architecture

As my house approaches its centenary, it becomes harder to deny that some architectural designs age better than others.   No doubt it all looked great in 1930, but some of … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Robert Leckey: Constitutionalizing Canada’s Supreme Court

 CROSS-POSTED FROM THE I.CONNect BLOG. A dispute over the legality of a politically questionable judicial appointment has resulted in what pundits call a stinging defeat for Canada’s prime minister and a … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Robert Leckey: Suspended Declarations of Invalidity and and the Rule of Law

In December 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada declared the constitutional invalidity of three major provisions in the domestic criminal law on sex work. Specifically, in Canada (Attorney General) v … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Richard Ekins: Defying the law: a reply to Daly

I’m grateful to Paul Daly for bringing to my attention the Irish High Court’s Fleming decision and the Ménard Report.  However, I think he is wrong to censure the former … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · 4 Comments

Paul Daly: Death, Democracy and Delegation

Decisions on when to end one’s life are unquestionably of the greatest intimacy. Yet there is a clear public interest in ensuring that these decisions are carefully regulated to ensure … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Paul Kildea: Reforming Australia’s federation: The People Lead the Way

As another fractious year in politics comes to an end, Griffith University has released the results of its third biennial survey on how Australians view their federal system. It reveals … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Paul Daly: Clinging to Gun Data

On the afternoon of December 6, 1989, Marc Lépine entered the École Polytechnique in Montréal. Over the course of about 30 minutes, Lépine prowled the corridors, classrooms and cafeteria, rifle … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · Leave a comment
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