UK Constitutional Law Association

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Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Call for Papers WG Hart Legal Workshop 2017 Title: Law, Society and Administration in a Changing World We invite applications to participate in … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney: House of Lords Constitution Committee Reports on Wales Bill

The House of Lords Constitution Committee today publishes its report on the Wales Bill. The history of the Bill is a somewhat chequered one, a Draft Bill published in October … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

Kenneth Armstrong: Bootstrapping Brexit: A European Rescue of the Nation State?

In a report published on 20th October, the European Union Select Committee of the House of Lords set out the argument for close parliamentary scrutiny of the UK’s withdrawal from … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

John Finnis: Terminating Treaty-based UK Rights

Editors’ note: This is cross-posted from the Judicial Power Project website and forms the main part of a short paper published today by the Project. Oral argument in the Brexit … Continue reading

October 26, 2016 · 52 Comments

Alison Young: Towards an Expository Justice Approach to Human Rights Adudication?

The recent Supreme Court Case of R (Johnson) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, [2016] UKSC 56, appears at first glance to be a straightforward human rights claim. Lady Hale, … Continue reading

October 25, 2016 · 4 Comments

Robert Craig: Report of Proceedings: Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Day 3

Day 3 started at 10.30am on 18 October 2016. James Eadie QC continued his submissions followed by Jason Coppel QC for the Government. Lord Pannick then replied followed by Dominic … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · 10 Comments

Elizabeth Campion: Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain: Parliamentary and Governmental Power in the Wake of the EU Referendum

The case of Santos and M v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (CO/3281/2016 and CO/3809/2016) (“Santos“) was heard in the High Court this week by the Lord … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · 4 Comments