UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Christopher McCrudden: Comparing the European Court of Human Rights and the United States Supreme Court

An historic first formal meeting of the United States Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights took place on Thursday, March 1 in Washington DC, with participation from … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Tom Hickman: Data Over-Protection

When my central heating boiler stopped working the other day I was expecting exorbitant costs, cold nights huddled around a hot water bottle and possibly a few hours holding on … Continue reading

March 10, 2012 · 4 Comments

Event: Negotiating Religion Workshop: Legal Framework – Schools and Religious Freedom

12th June 2012, at University College London. This one day workshop, which is part of the Negotiating Religion Workshop Series, will look at how and to what extent do legal … Continue reading

March 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Jeffrey Goldsworthy: Parliamentary Sovereignty’s Premature Obituary

At the end of a long review of my book Parliamentary Sovereignty, Contemporary Debates (CUP, 2010, hereafter PS), Vernon Bogdanor concludes that I have “suffered one of the worst fates … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · 11 Comments

Arthur Dyevre: The Czech Ultra Vires Revolution: Isolated Accident or Omen of Judicial Armageddon?

On the face of things, the CCC’s judgment, by declaring an EU act, namely a ruling of the Court of Justice, ultra vires, constitutes a momentous and unprecedented display of … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

ALBA event: Government in the Age of Coalition, 14 March 2012

  Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association  Government in the Age of Coalition: The Workings of the British Constitution and the Cabinet Manual  Speakers: Lord (Peter) Hennessy, Lord (Gus) O’Donnell, & … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mark Elliott: The draft Brighton Declaration, the Human Rights Act, and the Bill of Rights debate

As Noreen O’Meara has already posted, a draft of the Brighton Declaration concerning reform of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has leaked into the public domain. Of course, … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · 6 Comments