UK Constitutional Law Association

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HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Helen Fenwick: Backing Down on HRA Repeal in the Queen’s Speech? De-railed Plans for Rapid Introduction of a British Bill of Rights

Editors’ note: The blog is inviting constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We continue with a post by Prof Helen Fenwick, … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Ed Bates: The Senior Judiciary on ‘Strasbourg’ – More Supportive Than Some Would Have You Believe

Editors’ note: This blog post is followed by a lengthy annex of substantial quotations from judicial lectures.   The Conservative party’s manifesto promise to make ‘our own Supreme Court the ultimate … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · 6 Comments

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Cormac Mac Amhlaigh: A Referendum on Repeal of the Human Rights Act? Why not?

Editors’ note: The blog is inviting constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We continue with a post by Dr Cormac Mac … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Weekly round-up of events

Editors‘ note: We are pleased to announce that for ease of reference event announcements will now be publicised cumulatively in a weekly post on Friday afternoons. We continue to welcome submissions … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Richard Cornes: Plan B – The Hawaii of the North Atlantic? Constitutional Futures 2015 – 2025 – A Vignette, and Comment

January 1, 2025 As the first day of 2025 dawns the people of the Kingdom of England wake looking forward to the arrival of their new passports, issued by the … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

IACL Roundtable: Separation of Powers in the Global South

The University of Johannesburg with host an IACL Roundtable on 28-29th May 2015 on the theme Separation of Powers in the Global South. Professor David Bilchitz. the Director of SAIFAC and Professor … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Janina Boughey and Greg Weeks: Comment from Australia: Australian Government Scraps Peak Administrative Law Advisory Body

After the problems the Australian Government encountered in passing many of its 2014-15 budget measures through the Senate, Australia’s Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, promised that the 2015-16 budget would be … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 3 Comments