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George Peretz QC: Storm Clouds over the Welsh Mountains: Agriculture and Devolution

A report by the National Assembly for Wales’ Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee published on 24 March received more publicity than might have been expected. That was largely … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · 4 Comments

David Mead: Public Law Current Survey (Nov 2016 – Jan 2017)

Editors’ note: The Public Law Current Survey was originally published in Public Law and is reprinted here with the generous permission of that journal. (This survey covers the three-month period … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brian Christopher Jones: The Government’s Quandary: “Great”, or Ordinary, Repeal

The government would certainly prefer a “great” repeal, but they would be wise to make it an ordinary one. Four years ago I published an analysis piece in Public Law … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · 4 Comments

Elizabeth Campion: The Constitutional “Ripple Effect” of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017

Miller and others v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union [2017] UKSC 5 was highly anticipated as perhaps the most signficant constitutional case of this generation, stirring up … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · 4 Comments

Alex Schwartz: Mitigating the Hazards of Brexit: The EEA Option for Northern Ireland

Readers of this blog will probably be interested in a new policy paper authored by a group of (mostly) Queen’s University Belfast academics, arguing for an ‘EEA Option’ to accommodate the … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ ‘Public Law and Policing: Policing the Future’ Wednesday 5th April 2017, 13:00 – 16:30 Sheffield Hallam University (Part of Social Justice Week 2017) … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Christina Lienen: Why the Implications of ‘No Deal’ Are No Mere ‘Exercise in Guesswork’

Theresa May is to trigger Article 50 on 29 March 2017, kicking off the two-year negotiation period during which the relationship between the UK and the EU will be redefined. … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · 1 Comment