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Kenneth Campbell QC: How Devolution Has Altered Some Fundamentals of the British Constitution

Introduction Regular readers of this blog will need no reminding of how much anticipation has been devoted to the Art 50 litigations ahead of and and during  the UK Government’s … Continue reading

January 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Simon Renton: Historical Perspectives and the Miller Case

Unlike many legal subjects, constitutional law involves an awareness of history.  Conversely, a student of British Constitutional History benefits from an understanding of legal concepts. (Though, as a history undergraduate … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · 8 Comments

Editors’ note: Call for short contributions in reaction to upcoming Miller judgment

The blog editors are inviting those seeking to contribute reactions to the upcoming Supreme Court judgment in Miller to submit posts not exceeding 500 words. The posts can relate to … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Raj Desai: Miller and the Flexibility of the UK Constitution

The Government placed considerable reliance on the flexibility of the UK constitution in its appeal to the Supreme Court in Miller, urging that this flexibility be employed to take full … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · 6 Comments

Thomas Raine: The CJEU and Data Retention: A Critical Take on the Watson Case

In Joined Cases C-203/15 and C-698/15 Secretary of State for the Home Department v Watson, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) provided further details about the requirements … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Event: UK Quo Vadis? The EEA as a Workable Framework

You are cordially invited to the following event: UK Quo Vadis? The EEA as a Workable Framework Time/Date: 4:30pm-6pm, 3 February 2017 Location: Moot Court Room, School of Law, University … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

Mikolaj Barczentewicz: Uses and Misuses of the Rule of Recognition in Miller

The jurisprudential concept of the rule of recognition featured several times during the Miller hearings at the Supreme Court. In this short note, I discuss three uses of the concept … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · 2 Comments