UK Constitutional Law Association

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Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Call for Papers Durham Annual Postgraduate Law Conference Theme: ‘Rights in the Modern World’ The Centre for Ethics and Law of the Life … Continue reading

March 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

South Korea may have just closed the Winter Olympic Games but paper submissions to the 2018 World Congress are still open

Cross-posted with the IACL-AIDC Blog. While South Korea may have just said goodbye to the Winter Olympics, it will soon be welcoming the 10th World Congress of Constitutional Law. Pyeongchang … Continue reading

March 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bethany Shiner: Just the Politics of Persuasion: Are Gaps in Regulation Affecting Political Campaigning Methods?

Introduction The chair of the Electoral Commission recently warned that British elections face a ‘perfect storm’ of threats to their integrity from developments in social media and political advertising, and … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 · 1 Comment

Sir Stephen Laws: Giving “Deemed” Domestic Law Status to Retained EU Law

In his latest blog on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, Paul Craig criticises the recommendation of the House of Lords Constitution Committee (“HLCC”), at paras 70 and 93, that all … Continue reading

February 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

Paul Craig: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Legal Status of EU Retained Law

In a previous post I set out some suggestions concerning the status of EU law in the UK post-Brexit. I do not wish to repeat the arguments advanced earlier. I … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · 4 Comments

Eliska Pirkova: ‘Polish Death Camps’ and the Quest for ‘the Truth’

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Polish Parliament approved an amendment to the National Remembrance Institute Act (NRIA), which establishes the criminal liability for a) “publicly ascribing responsibility and co-responsibility to … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 · 3 Comments

Philip Allott: The EU Legal System Is Not a Thing You Can Leave

The level of ignorance that surrounds the effort to withdraw the UK from membership of the European Union can only be justified by the complexity of the underlying legal situation … Continue reading

February 21, 2018 · 10 Comments