UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Event: 2014 Public Law Lecture

Bangor University School of Law is delighted to host the 2014 Public Law Lecture sponsored by the journal Public Law, a Thomson Reuters publication. The lecture, hosted as part of … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Graham Gee: Do Lord Chancellors defend judicial independence?

As part of its inquiry into the office of Lord Chancellor, the Constitution Committee asks whether “new” (i.e. post-2003) Lord Chancellors have actually defended judicial independence in line with their … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

Graham Allen: Kick-starting the debate on a codified constitution for the UK

Does the United Kingdom need a codified constitution? It’s a question on which generations of law students will have had to write essays, burning the midnight oil and scribbling or … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · 5 Comments

Andrew Le Sueur: announcing the launch of UKAJI

UKCLA members and blog followers interested in administrative justice will want to know about the launch of a new project to create the United Kingdom Administrative Justice Institute (UKAJI). Based … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Neil Walker: The Uncelebrated Union

Last week’s first televised debate of the referendum campaign revealed few surprises of tone or content, even if the outcome disappointed pro-independence hopes of a momentum-building surge in support. As … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mathias Cheung: The Hong Kong Government’s proposed electoral reform violates the Basic Law and the Sino-British Joint Declaration

The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee has recently initiated a formal inquiry into the implementation of the Sino-British Joint Declaration. The inquiry will focus on the constitutionality of the … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

News: E-Book on Scottish Independence Released

The ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland project has published a book which seeks to provide voters with information that may help them in deciding how to vote on … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nick Barber: After the Vote: The Citizenship Question

Three intertwined questions relating to citizenship will become of great importance if there is a ‘yes’ vote in the Scottish referendum. First, who will become, or be able to become, … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 12 Comments

Katie Boyle and Stephen Tierney: Human Rights in Transition: The Proposed Interim Constitution for Scotland

The site has recently seen posts addressing the UK’s relationship to the European Convention of Human Rights – here and here. In this post we will seek to extend the … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

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