UK Constitutional Law Association

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Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcements include: ‘The Catalan Crisis in Context: Revisiting Sovereignty in Europe’, UCL, 17 April 2018 ‘Human Rights Laws at a Crossroads: What Directions after Brexit?’, Leicester Law … Continue reading

April 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Call for Papers Durham Annual Postgraduate Law Conference Theme: ‘Rights in the Modern World’ The Centre for Ethics and Law of the Life … Continue reading

March 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

Michal Hain: Past is Prologue – The Role of History in the Law of Equality

The legal institution whereby couples express their mutual commitment, which is recognised, protected and regulated by the state – marriage – touches the most intimate parts of people’s lives. Its … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · 3 Comments

Robert Craig: Why Remedial Orders Altering Post-HRA Acts of Parliament Are Ultra Vires

On 29 November 2017, the long awaited draft of the remedial order seeking to amend s 54 of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (‘HFEA’) was published. It followed … Continue reading

December 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Paul Daly: EU Law in the UK after Brexit: EU Nationals’ Rights and a Transitional Period

With white smoke emerging from Berlaymont, and the UK and EU ready to move to Stage 2 of the Article 50 negotiations, it is time for UK public lawyers to … Continue reading

December 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Alison Young: Benkharbouche and the Future of Disapplication

Last week, Lord Sumption delivered the majority decision of the Supreme Court on Benkharbouche v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth … Continue reading

October 24, 2017 · 3 Comments

Merris Amos: Red Herrings and Reductions: Human Rights and the EU (Withdrawal) Bill

Introduction When Parliament resumes next week, the EU (Withdrawal) Bill will be entering its Committee stage in the House of Commons. Whilst a variety of issues were raised during the … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · 3 Comments