UK Constitutional Law Association

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Aileen McHarg: Access To Judicial Review In Scotland

Readers of this blog will be familiar with the controversial reforms to the judicial review procedure in England and Wales (discussed by Elliott and by Bondy & Sunkin), premised on … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · 3 Comments

Christopher Forsyth: Principle or Pragmatism: Closed Material Procedure in the Supreme Court

 In Al Rawi & Ors v The Security Service & Ors [2011] UKSC 34; [2012] 1 AC 531 the claimants (respondents in the Supreme Court) were bringing civil claims for … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 4 Comments

John Stanton: The General Power of Competence and Reshaping Local Public Service Provision

I wrote back in March about the way in which, despite efforts to decentralise autonomy to the local level and to inspire and empower citizens to get involved in local … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Nick Barber: The Constitutional Inheritance of the Royal Baby: A Speculation.

It might be thought that there would be little need for a post on this blog about the arrival of the royal baby.  The new Prince of Cambridge – Your … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 9 Comments

Mike Gordon: Prince Charles’ Correspondence Back in Court – Reflections on R. (Evans) v. Attorney General

The Administrative Court is the latest body to become involved in the on-going saga related to disclosure of the Prince of Wales’ correspondence with government departments.  In the recent case … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

Event by BPP Law School: After the Leveson Report – where next for Press Regulation?

UKCLG members and readers of this blog are invited by Chris Monaghan and Tom Bennett, Convenors of “Fresh Perspectives on Law” at BPP Law School, to the following event : 31 July 2013, 6pm, … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

UK Constitutional Law Group: IACL IXth Congress, Oslo, 16 to 20 June 2014

The International Association of Constitutional Law and The Department of Public and International Law at the University of Oslo invite you to participate at the IXth World Congress “Constitutional Challenges: Global and Local”. … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Menaka Guruswamy: Of Generals, Judges and Constitutional Democracies

On July 3, General Fattah al-Sisi, the 58 year old Chief of the Egyptian Army announced on television that the army had removed President Mohammad Morsi from power and suspended … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Scott Stephenson: The Future of Rights Reform in the Age of the Referendum

In the last fortnight, two major pieces of constitutional reform returned to the political agenda. The House of Commons considered Conservative MP James Wharton’s private Member’s Bill that would provide … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Robert Hazell: The Royal baby, the Rules of Succession, and the Realms

In anticipation of the birth of the Royal baby, Parliament passed the Succession to the Crown Act in April 2013.  It provides that in future the eldest child will be … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

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