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The Editors: Blog on Holiday until the New Year

Dear readers, The editors would like to inform you that the Blog is on holiday until 9 January 2017 and we will only respond to submissions after that time.  A … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

UK Const. Law Association: AGM and Conference – 9 Jan 2017

UKCLA Conference Following the AGM on the 9th of January 2017 Haldane Room, Wilkins Building, University College London.       All UKCLA members are invited to a Round Table … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Robert Craig: Report of Proceedings: Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Supreme Court, Day 4

Introduction This final summary post aims to set out the highlights of the Supreme Court (SC) hearing on Day 4 of the hearings in the Miller v Secretary of State … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 · 3 Comments

Richard Clayton QC: New Directions for Article 10: Strasbourg Reverses the Supreme Court in Kennedy

The Supreme Court decision in Kennedy v Charity Commission was striking from many points of view.  Mr Kennedy was a journalist frustrated by the way the Commission handled his allegations … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

David Howarth: On Parliamentary Silence

One of the most striking aspects of the arguments of counsel in Miller, as Rachel Jones has pointed out, was how much the disagreement between the parties focussed on the … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · 8 Comments

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

Introduction This post aims to summarise the highlights of the Supreme Court (SC) hearing on Day 3 (7 December 2016) of the hearings in the Miller v Secretary of State … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · 7 Comments

Colin Harvey: Northern Ireland’s Transition and the Constitution of the UK

Constitutional Law in Context Context matters in law. Northern Ireland has a devolved executive and legislature; but the constitutional transition should not be viewed exclusively as a tale of devolution … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · 1 Comment