UK Constitutional Law Association

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Jack Simson Caird: Parliament and the Withdrawal Agreement: The “Meaningful Vote”

Since the UK Government began negotiations over the withdrawal agreement under Article 50, questions have been raised about how Parliament will approve and implement the final agreement. The Government’s stated … Continue reading

February 9, 2018 · 3 Comments

Ronan McCrea: Brexit EU Citizenship Rights of UK Nationals and the Court of Justice

Quite a stir has been generated by the decision of a Dutch court to make a reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union on the issue of … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · 10 Comments

Danny Nicol: Civil Service Impartiality, Free Speech and the Nazi Comparison

We appear to be witnessing an attempt to create a new taboo. Lord Turnbull, former Cabinet Secretary under Tony Blair, has likened accusations of bias on the part of Treasury … Continue reading

February 6, 2018 · 5 Comments

Leah Trueblood: The Merits and Meaning of a ‘Second’ Referendum

Introduction: Multiple votes, one referendum Even before the vote on 23 June 2016, questions were raised about the possibility of a ‘second’ referendum. I place the term ‘second’ in inverted … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · 5 Comments

Javier Garcia Oliva: Establishing a Legally and Politically Acceptable Regional President for Catalonia: The Quest Continues

Anyone accustomed to walking in rugged terrain knows the feeling of anticipating reaching the summit, only to discover that what appeared to be the brow of the hill is, in … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · 4 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society in association with Wolfson College and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford invites you to: A Twenty-First Century Constitution … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

UKCLA membership 2018: please renew or join (working links)

Please be advised that yesterday’s problem with some of the links to renew your membership has now been fixed. Below is the original note by UKCLA President Sebastian Payne, explaining … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 · 1 Comment

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