UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Roger Masterman: A Tale of Competing Supremacies

In a recent interview in The Spectator, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, Chris Grayling MP, was given another opportunity to recite the now characteristic Tory Siren call … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 3 Comments

Conference Announcement: Constitutional Law Discussion Group at Edinburgh Law School

The Constitutional Law Discussion Group (CLDG) at Edinburgh Law School aims to provide a structured forum for the discussion of topics relevant to constitutional law and theory. We hold fortnightly … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

News: Crowd Sourcing the UK Constitution

This is a major initiative being undertaken by LSE Law Department and the LSE’s Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) together with Democratic Audit UK and LSE Public Policy Group.  The … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Alison L. Young: Prisoner Voting: Human or Constitutional Right?

As is well known, in Hirst v UK (No 2) the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights concluded that Section 3(1) of the Representation of the People Act … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 5 Comments

Nick Barber: Can Royal Assent Be Refused on the Advice of the Prime Minister?

There is a very good article in the most recent edition of the Law Quarterly Review.  It is by Rodney Brazier, and is concerned with the nature and mechanics of … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 21 Comments

Conference Announcement: Public Law Conference – Call for Papers

15 – 17 September 2014 University of Cambridge In September 2014 the Faculty of Law in the University of Cambridge will host a major international conference on public law. It … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: New Comparative Constitutional Law Resource

An important new resource for those interested in constitutions is now freely available online.  Constitute is a website that contains the constitutional texts of just about all modern states.  They … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Neil Walker: The Receding Tape

And so the countdown begins. But the countdown to what? Twelve months from now we should know the result of the referendum, but just how significant a marker will that … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Gavin Phillipson: ‘Historic’ Commons’ Syria vote: the constitutional significance. Part I

Does the recent vote in the House of Commons on military action against Syria have real constitutional significance? Is it the final piece of evidence that there is a constitutional … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · 12 Comments

Mark Elliott: Justification, Calibration and Substantive Judicial Review: Putting Doctrine in its Place

To observe that substantive judicial review—and the notions of proportionality and deference in particular—constitute well-trodden ground would be to engage in reckless understatement. And that, in turn, might suggest that … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 4 Comments

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