UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

UKCLA Annual General Meeting and Roundtable, 9th January 2017

The UKCLA Annual General Meeting will be held at 12 o’clock on the 9th of January 2017 in the Haldane Room, University of London, WC1E 6BT (map). The AGM is … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Call for Papers “Human Dignity and the Constitutional Crisis in Europe: Humanity, Democracy, Social Europe” University of Portsmouth and European University Institute, Florence, … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rachel Jones: The Importance of Silences in the “Brexit” Appeals

“[T]here has been a longstanding resistance, as a matter of law, to the idea that legislative inaction or silence, filtered through a judicial stethoscope, can be made to sound out … Continue reading

December 7, 2016 · 11 Comments

Robert Craig: Report of Proceedings: Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Supreme Court, Day 2

Introduction This post aims to summarise the highlights of the Supreme Court hearing on 6 December 2016. As mentioned yesterday, as with the reports on the High Court, this report … Continue reading

December 7, 2016 · 4 Comments

Robert Craig: Report of Proceedings: Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Supreme Court, Day 1

Introduction This post aims to summarise the highlights of the Supreme Court hearing on 5 December 2016. Unlike the reports on the High Court, this report will not be comprehensive. … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · 7 Comments

Robert Craig: Miller: The Statutory Basis Argument – A Primer

This is a brief (1200 words brief) summary of the ‘statutory basis’ argument. This post responds directly to the fact that, in the Supreme Court case being heard today, Lord … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · 22 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Launch event for the UK Supreme Court Yearbook The Macmillan Room of Portcullis House in Westminster Monday, 12 December 2016, 6.00 pm   … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · Leave a comment