UK Constitutional Law Association

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Alison Young: HRA Howlers: The Conservative Party and Reform of the Human Rights Act 1998

It seems that a day cannot go by without another mention by the Conservative party of their desire to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998, withdraw from the European Convention … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 7 Comments

Carol Harlow: Judging Parliament: the Jobseekers case

In July this year, Mrs Justice Lang sitting in the High Court gave leave for judicial review and, in rolled up proceedings, issued a declaration that the Jobseekers (Back to … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · 4 Comments

Announcement: UKCLA Public Law PhD Group

In response to the clear demand for such a group that was remarked upon multiple times at the Conference on the Teaching of Public Law earlier this year, we are … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment


The Public Law Current Survey was originally published in Public Law and is reprinted with the generous permission of that journal.  (This survey covers the three-month period 1st May to … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ian Cram: Penalising the googling juror? – Reflections on the futility of Part 3 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill (2013-14)

The hotchpotch of measures that comprises the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill is about to reach Report Stage in the House of Lords. The Bill sets out a panoply of … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 1 Comment