UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Colm O’Cinneide and Kate Malleson: Are quotas for judicial appointments lawful under EU law?

In April 2014 Sadiq Khan, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, asked Karon Monaghan QC and Geoffrey Bindman QC to review the options for a future Labour Government to improve … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 5 Comments

Alan Bogg and Virginia Mantouvalou: Illegality, Human Rights and Employment: A Watershed Moment for the United Kingdom Supreme Court?

Under what circumstances can the illegal work status of a migrant worker bar a statutory tort claim for race discrimination through the common law doctrine of illegality? Such a question … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Tarunabh Khaitan: Caste as Race—A Welcome First Step

My earliest memory of my encounter with the caste system is that of a ten year old growing up in my small hometown in Bengal. Playing with the neighbourhood kids, … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

George Letsas: Redfearn v UK: Even Racists Have the Right to Freedom of Thought

In a liberal democracy, everyone should be treated as an equal and everyone should have the right to freedom of thought. How can anyone disagree? Well, some do. Fascists, racists, … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · 9 Comments

Wanjiru Njoya: Equality Law and the Total Constitution

As an immigrant to the UK, I have as much reason as the next person to be worried about the constant stream of poll statistics offering more or less reliable … Continue reading

May 3, 2011 · Leave a comment
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