UK Constitutional Law Association

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Azadeh Chalabi: Added Values of National Human Rights Action Planning for the UK in the Age of Brexit

In the age of Brexit when divisions of different kinds (cultural, ethnic, religious, geographical and class, etc.) come into sharp focus, even if the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights can … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · 4 Comments

Jessica van der Meer: Paws for Thought: The High Court tackles PSPOs in a Landmark Judgment

The end of April 2018 was a big week for local government governance. In the same week that Ealing Council enacted a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to ban pro-life … Continue reading

April 26, 2018 · 2 Comments

Mark Bennett: The Ever-Expanding ‘Emergency’ Exception: Syria, the War Powers Convention, and the Bypassing of Prior Parliamentary Debate

Introduction In a recent post on this blog, Veronika Fikfak and Hayley Hooper outlined the implications of the UK’s military intervention in Syria, on 13 April 2018, vis-à-vis the so-called … Continue reading

April 25, 2018 · 1 Comment

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Analysing the Western Sahara Campaign Case QM School of Law Thursday, 3 May 2018 from 12:00 to 14:00 Mile End Road, E1 4NS … Continue reading

April 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Veronika Fikfak and Hayley J. Hooper: Whither the War Powers Convention? What Next for Parliamentary Control of Armed Conflict after Syria?

A. Introduction and Background On Friday 13 April 2018 the Royal Air Force participated in air strikes (together with the United States and France) to degrade the Syrian regime’s chemical … Continue reading

April 20, 2018 · 5 Comments

Joe Tomlinson: Public Law in Pieces: A Reply to Professor Sossin and Some Suggestions for HMCTS

In a previous post on this blog, I introduced the growing influence of “design thinking” in the administrative justice system (the post is available here). In that post, I made … Continue reading

April 19, 2018 · 2 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcements include: ‘The Catalan Crisis in Context: Revisiting Sovereignty in Europe’, UCL, 17 April 2018 ‘Human Rights Laws at a Crossroads: What Directions after Brexit?’, Leicester Law … Continue reading

April 13, 2018 · Leave a comment