Events: UK Constitutional Law Group events in January 2014

There are three UK CLG events in January 2014.

Annual General Meeting and short conference 17 January

On Friday 17 January  2014 the UK CLG will hold an Annual General Meeting at which proposals for developing the Group will be discussed. The AGM will be followed by a short conference consisting of two sessions. All members who have paid subscriptions for 2013 are encouraged to attend the AGM; the short conference is open to all. 

Venue: Keeton Room, UCL, Bentham House, Endsleigh Gardens, London WC1H 0EG.

12.30: Refreshments will be served.

1.00-2.00 pm:  the AGM (papers will be circulated in early January)

Conference:  2.00 – 4. 15 pm

Session 1 Nicholas Barber will lead a discussion on ‘Key constitutional themes of 2013’

Session 2 Merris Amos will present a paper on, ‘Dialogue between the UK courts and the European Court of Human Rights’. Further speakers to be confirmed.

4.15 – 5 pm Drinks

Book Launch and Discussion: Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution (OUP) 20 January

Bamforth and LeylandMonday 20 January 2014, 6-8 pm (you are welcome to arrive from 5.30 pm)

Venue: Faculty of Business and Law, London Metropolitan University, City Campus, 16 Goulston Street, London E1 7TP. Goulston Street is in close proximity to Aldgate East and Aldgate underground stations.

UK Constitutional Law Group members are invited to the launch of  Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution, edited by Nicholas Bamforth and Peter Leyland. The event is in association with Oxford University Press, London Metropolitan University and the Global Policy Institute. RSVP essential:

The event chaired by Mr Justice Bean will include a brief introduction from the editors and feature Professor Mark Tushnet (Harvard Law School) who will speak on the subject of constitutional accountability.

Oxford University Press will be selling copies of the book on the evening at a special discounted price.

Talk:  Margit Cohn on ‘Non-Statutory Executive Powers in Five Regimes: Assessing Global Constitutionalism in Structural-Institutional Contexts’ 30 January

Thursday 30 January 2014,  6.00-7.30 pm

margit_cohnVenue: Room 1.2, School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London (Lincoln’s Inn Fields Campus), 67-69 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London WC2A 3JB

Margit Cohn of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will present a talk entitled ‘Non-Statutory Executive Powers in Five Regimes: Assessing Global Constitutionalism in Structural-Institutional Contexts’.