UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Event: Parliament and Brexit: Constitutional Conundrums and Parliamentary Practicalities

Parliament and Brexit: Constitutional Conundrums and Parliamentary Practicalities United Kingdom Constitutional Law Association and Study of Parliament Group Seminar Tuesday 25 October 2016 6pm House of Lords – Committee Room … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Philip Joseph: Brexit: A View from Afar

Editors’ note: In this blog post the distinguished New Zealand jurist, Professor Philip Joseph, reflects upon the fall-out from the referendum vote on 23 June. The post is a precis … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · 5 Comments

Conor Gearty: The Human Rights Act Should Not Be Repealed

There is no reason to repeal the Human Rights Act and the government’s manifesto commitment to do so should be dropped. The objections to it are misconceived, the arguments against … Continue reading

September 17, 2016 · 10 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Public Law Reform Now University of Sussex, 20 September 2016 Coinciding with the Commission’s consultation for the 13th Programme, Public Law Reform Now … Continue reading

September 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney: The House of Lords Constitution Committee Reports on Article 50

The House of Lords Constitution Committee today publishes its report on the process by which the United Kingdom will withdraw from the European Union, a process that will result “in … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · 14 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcements include: The Conservatives and the Constitution, Liverpool John Moores University, 14 September 2016 BREXITING and rights: Discussion seminar on the human rights and equality implications of … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gavin Creelman: The Relevance of Thoburn to the Article 50 “Trigger” Debate

In the weeks following the EU referendum result, a number of key constitutional questions have emerged. Central among these has been the issue of how the process of withdrawal from … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · 22 Comments