UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

UKCLA Annual General Meeting and Roundtable, 9th January 2018

The UKCLA Annual General Meeting will be held at 12 o’clock on the 9th of January 2018 in the Haldane Room, University of London, WC1E 6BT (map). The AGM is … Continue reading

December 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Robert Craig: The Fall-out from Evans: Positioning Roszkowski and Privacy International in a Post-Evans Constitutional Landscape (Part 2)

This post is in two parts. The first post (available here) addressed the detail of McCombe LJ’s judgment in Roszkowski v Secretary State for the Home Department (‘Roszkowski’) and in … Continue reading

December 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Human Rights and Corporations – Where are we now? 14 December 2017 The Faculty of Laws, University College London, invites you to a … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Robert Craig: The Fall-out from Evans: Positioning Roszkowski and Privacy International in a Post-Evans Constitutional Landscape (Part 1)

Two recent Court of Appeal decisions raise some interesting constitutional questions about the status of Tribunals in the UK legal system. This post (in two parts) seeks to explore some … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

Eoin Carolan: Suspended Declarations of Invalidity in Ireland?: The Story So Far

Last week saw the much-anticipated return before the Supreme Court of Ireland of the proceedings in NHV v. Minister for Justice and Equality. At the hearing on Thursday, the Court … Continue reading

December 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thomas Fairclough: Privacy International: Constitutional Substance over Semantics in Reading Ouster Clauses

I have previously written on this blog and elsewhere about statutory interpretation and the rule of law. In the previous blog post I stated that the idea “that the courts … Continue reading

December 4, 2017 · 3 Comments

Thomas Horsley: In (Domestic) Courts We Trust: The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and The Interpretation of Retained EU Law

Earlier in the year, I posted on the importance of Parliament legislating to provide a new ‘constitutional instruction’ to national courts to replace that currently set out in the European … Continue reading

November 27, 2017 · 1 Comment