Since it was introduced under the Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012, the removal of the spare room subsidy, or ‘bedroom tax’ as it is known, has been one of the … Continue reading
Mikolaj Barczentewicz: Consequences of the High Court’s Reasoning in the Article 50 Judgment: EU Law-making Unlawful
Introduction In its judgment in Miller (the Article 50 litigation), the High Court had no doubts that it was defending constitutional orthodoxy. The issue at stake was that of the … Continue reading
Introductions When I teach UK constitutional law to my students we often discuss the relationship between UK parliamentary sovereignty and the rule of law, and the tensions that inevitably occur … Continue reading
The recent Supreme Court Case of R (Johnson) v Secretary of State for the Home Department,  UKSC 56, appears at first glance to be a straightforward human rights claim. Lady Hale, … Continue reading
Ronan McCrea: Can a Brexit Deal Provide a Clean Break with the Court of Justice and EU Fundamental Rights Norms?
Those concerned with protecting human rights have been vocal in their concern that the Brexit process will lead to a reduction in human rights protection in the UK. Indeed, part … Continue reading
There is no reason to repeal the Human Rights Act and the government’s manifesto commitment to do so should be dropped. The objections to it are misconceived, the arguments against … Continue reading