UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Hayley J. Hooper: Balancing Access to Justice and the Public Interest: Privacy International and Ouster Clauses in the Broader Constitutional Context

In November 2017, the Court of Appeal in R (Privacy International) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal unanimously held that a so-called “ouster clause” in respect of the of the Investigatory Powers … Continue reading

February 12, 2018 · 1 Comment

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcements are below. ~~~ Law’s Lost Empire? Freedom of Speech and the Media in the World of the Internet, Thursday 22 February 2018 Prof. Catherine (Kate) O’Regan … Continue reading

February 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Joanna Bell: Dover DC v CPRE Kent: Legal Complexity and Reason-Giving in Planning Law

Where a public authority determines an application for planning permission in what form, and in what level of detail, must the authority set out the reasons for their decision? What, … Continue reading

January 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ The International Society of Public Law (ICON.S) has recently opened an initiative to gain a higher profile for administrative law within the relatively … Continue reading

December 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Joe Tomlinson: The Policy and Politics of Building Tribunals for a Digital Age: How ‘Design Thinking’ Is Shaping the Future of the Public Law System

Public law litigation is in the process of going digital and, as a result, we are on the brink of a possible paradigm shift. A rather short (16-page) and anodyne-looking … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · 9 Comments

Jason Varuhas: Judicial Review beyond Administrative Law: Braganza v BP Shipping Ltd and Review of Contractual Discretions

Judicial supervision of decision-making powers is often associated with administrative law. However courts also review the exercise of discretions in other fields. For example courts review powers exercised by trustees, … Continue reading

May 31, 2017 · 2 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ WG Hart Legal Workshop 2017 Law, Society and Administration in a Changing World Date 10 Jul 2017, 08:30 to 11 Jul 2017, 17:00 … Continue reading

May 26, 2017 · 2 Comments