UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Nick barber: The Brexiteers: Right Answer, Wrong Question

Cross-posted from I-CONnect blog. Towards the end of the 1990s I was invited to a workshop just outside of Berlin at which a group of young academics gathered to discuss … Continue reading

April 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Katie Boyle and Leanne Cochrane: Rights Derived from EU law: Informing the Referendum Process

This week the UK Government is under a duty to publish information about rights and obligations that arise under European Union (EU) law as a result of the UK’s EU … Continue reading

April 13, 2016 · 3 Comments

Sam Fowles: In Defence of Europe

Professor Nicol’s critique of Another Europe is Possible and DiEM 2025 is undoubtedly engaging. But it confuses constitutional law with policy enacted through the law and can only be justified … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · 11 Comments

Danny Nicol: Is Another Europe possible?

Is the European Union an empty vessel into which any political content may be poured? Can it accommodate not just neoliberal conservatism but also Keynesian social democracy, hard-line greenery and … Continue reading

February 29, 2016 · 5 Comments

Mikolaj Barczentewicz: Limits of the Domestic Judicial Power to Disregard EU Law – Chester in Reverse

Domestic courts in the United Kingdom have a power (and a duty) to disregard EU law when it exceeds the scope of incorporation by the European Communities Act 1972. It … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pavlos Eleftheriadis: The Proposed New Legal Settlement of the UK with the EU

In this comment I discuss the proposals for a new settlement between the UK and the EU. As I will show, the precise nature of the draft agreement is unclear. … Continue reading

February 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mike Gordon: The UK’s Sovereignty Uncertainty

The sovereignty strand of the renegotiation of the UK’s position in the EU was always likely to raise challenges. This is, in part, because ‘sovereignty’ itself is a contested idea: … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · 1 Comment
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