UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Call for Papers: The Fourth Biennial Public Law Conference University of Ottawa Law School, Common Law Section, 17-19 June 2020 The Public Law … Continue reading

July 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Robert Craig: Judicial Review of Advice to Prorogue Parliament

In a recent Times article, Lord Pannick QC – leading Counsel in the Miller litigation – argues that if a Prime Minister were to advise HMQ to prorogue parliament to … Continue reading

July 12, 2019 · 21 Comments

Yossi Nehushtan: The Unreasonable Perception of Rationality and Reasonableness in UK Public Law

In the recent case of R (Campaign Against Arms Trade) v Secretary of State for International Trade [2019] (hereinafter CAAT), the Court of Appeal invalidated the UK government’s decision to grant … Continue reading

July 1, 2019 · 4 Comments

Mike Gordon: Privacy International, Parliamentary Sovereignty and the Synthetic Constitution

The case of R (Privacy International) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal  is the latest in a series of high profile judicial engagements with the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty.  The case concerned … Continue reading

June 26, 2019 · 1 Comment

Marcelo Rodriguez Ferrere and Andrew Geddis: The New Zealand Court of Appeal on Extradition to the PRC

The recent massive street demonstrations against a proposal to enable extradition of some criminal suspects from Hong Kong to mainland China (as well as Taiwan and Macau) have focused global … Continue reading

June 24, 2019 · 1 Comment

Richard Ekins: Reflections on Democracy’s Foundations

This is part of a series of posts in which Richard Ekins reflects upon Lord Sumption’s Reith Lectures. You can find the first posts here, here and here. In his … Continue reading

June 19, 2019 · 14 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Constitutional Law Summer School Belfast, Northern Ireland 7-9 August 2019 You are invited to join the Attorney General and expert speakers in exploring … Continue reading

June 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Richard Ekins: Constitutional Lessons from America

This is part of a series of posts in which Richard Ekins reflects upon Lord Sumption’s Reith Lectures. You can find the first posts here and here. In his fourth … Continue reading

June 12, 2019 · 2 Comments

Sam Fowles: Can the Prime Minister Prorogue Parliament to Deliver a No Deal Brexit?

  In recent days certain government backbenchers have proposed a new avenue to deliver a “no deal” Brexit. As Sir Edward Leigh put it:   “There are only two choices … Continue reading

June 10, 2019 · 18 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcements include: Constitution Committee seeks new legal adviser, deadline for applications: 2 July 2019 Event Series: Global Law@City 2019 Research Dialogue Series Call for papers: ‘Constitutional interpretation … Continue reading

June 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

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