UK Constitutional Law Association

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Daniel Wincott: The Commission on Justice in Wales (Thomas Commission)

In autumn 2017 Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales, announced a Commission on Justice in Wales, chaired by Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd previously Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. … Continue reading

October 5, 2018 · 4 Comments

Colin Murray: Brexit and the “Constitutional Integrity” of the United Kingdom

Something no Prime Minister could contemplate The Foreign Office records regarding the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 must be amongst the most regularly requested papers held at the National Archives. … Continue reading

September 25, 2018 · 9 Comments

Benedict Douglas: The Fundamental Tension Underlying the UK Constitution

Are we defined by the duties we owe or the choices we make? Until very recently UK citizens have predominantly understood their personal identity, what is right and wrong, and … Continue reading

September 12, 2018 · 8 Comments

Byron Karemba: Brexit, the Reference Jurisdiction of the UKSC and the New Separation of Powers

When the UKSC was created, there was great emphasis by the architects of the Court that it would largely assume the same constitutional position and functions as the Appellate Committee … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · 3 Comments

Open Call to PhD Students: ‘Developments in the UK’s Territorial Constitution’, Belfast, 19 October 2018

One Day Workshop at Queen’s University Belfast The UKCLA, in conjunction with the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast, is hosting a PhD workshop in Belfast on Friday 19 … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · 1 Comment

Christopher McCorkindale and Aileen McHarg: Continuity and Confusion: Legislating for Brexit in Scotland and Wales (Part II)

Editors’ note: This is the first of a two-part post on the UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill, introduced into the Scottish Parliament on 27 February … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · 1 Comment

Christopher McCorkindale and Aileen McHarg: Continuity and Confusion: Legislating for Brexit in Scotland and Wales (Part I)

Editors’ note: This is the first of a two-part post on the UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill, introduced into the Scottish Parliament on 27 February … Continue reading

March 6, 2018 · 7 Comments