UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

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

Anthony Bradley: The Work Of The Administrative Court

There are at least three reasons why constitutional lawyers must endeavour to keep abreast of the work of the Administrative Court and of decisions on appeal from that Court.  Day … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Jacob Rowbottom: Ministers, media and the decision to investigate

Last week, an editorial in the Guardian called for the Independent Adviser on Ministerial Interests to be scrapped. The paper argued that, as the Adviser is called into action so … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tom Hickman: Where is the “Justice” in the Justice and Security Bill?

The hugely significant Justice and Security Bill was published by the Government last week and received its first reading in the House of Lords (it is a so-called Lords starter). … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

Hayley Hooper: The Justice and Security Bill: Some Serious Concerns

The Justice and Security Bill aims inter alia to ‘provide for closed material procedure in relation to certain civil proceedings [and] to prevent the making of certain court orders for … Continue reading

June 4, 2012 · 4 Comments

Colm O’Cinneide: Prisoners Votes (Again) and the ‘Constitutional Illegitimacy’ of the ECHR

The relationship between the UK and the European Court of Human Rights is once again in the news. On the 22th May last, the Grand Chamber of the Strasbourg Court … Continue reading

June 3, 2012 · 6 Comments

Greg Weeks: What to do about private bodies with public functions?: Australia’s continued ambivalence to the Datafin principle.

A few weeks ago, two judges of the Australian High Court (French CJ and Bell J) heard an application for special leave to appeal from the decision of the Full … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

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