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Robert Thomas: The New Immigration Rules and the Right to Family life

In June 2012, Theresa May, the Home Secretary, laid a new statement of changes in immigration rules before Parliament. There is nothing necessarily extraordinary in that; the immigration rules set … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Stuart Lakin: How to Defend a Theory of the British Constitution

In two recent contributions to this blog, Professors Goldsworthy and Oliver have put forward two quite different bases for Parliament having sovereign power (and for courts not having the power … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 5 Comments

Richard Ekins: Yemshaw and “updating” statutes

Should judges update the meaning of statutes?  Consider Yemshaw v London Borough of Hounslow [2011] UKSC 3, in which the Supreme Court updated a statute. The question in Yemshaw was … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment
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