UK Constitutional Law Association

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Tom Hickman: The High Court Rides to the Aid of Richard III

Whilst cases often raise issues of constitutional importance, seldom has the subject matter of a legal claim related to matters of such constitutional moment as that concerning the discovery of … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

Stephen Tierney: Towards a Fair and Democratic Process? Regulating the Referendum on Scottish Independence

The referendum on independence is still a year away and already attention is focused on major substantive issues such as economic relations between an independent Scotland and the United Kingdom, … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Jeff King: Miranda’s Rights: A Guide for the Perplexed Citizen

David Miranda, the partner of the Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, was detained at London Heathrow airport on 18 August 2013 under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000.  He was … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 7 Comments

Andrew Le Sueur, Sebastian Payne & Nick Barber: Next steps for the UK Constitutional Law Group

This is a consultation about the development of the UK Constitutional Law Group. Paid-up members received a similar email last month. Several helpful comments have been received and we would … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

Greg Weeks: Proposed changes to Australia’s Migration Act

Australia is in the midst of an election campaign and, as has been the norm over recent years, both major parties have taken an aggressive line on asylum seekers who … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

Barry Winetrobe: The Bagehot Memorial Fund – commemorating Walter Bagehot

Dear fellow readers of the UKCLG Blog, My name is Barry K Winetrobe, and I chair the steering committee of the Bagehot Memorial Fund, which is based in Langport, Somerset, … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Andrew Le Sueur: IACL newsletter and 2014 Oslo world congress

The latest issue of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) newsletter has just been published, including information about the 2014 World Congress in Oslo. UK Constitutional Law Group members … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chintan Chandrachud: Prisoner Voting Rights in India

Whether prisoners should have the right to vote has been the subject of intense political debate in the UK for a few years now. In Hirst ((2006) 42 E.H.R.R. 41) … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Leah Grolman and Greg Weeks: Guidelines and Assisted Suicide: an Australian Perspective

The morally and politically charged area of assisted suicide has many of the hallmarks of an insoluble problem. This has not prevented courts in some jurisdictions considering how they might … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

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