Lewis Graham: Hallam v Secretary of State: Under What Circumstances Can the Supreme Court Depart from Strasbourg Authority?
The Supreme Court recently handed down its decision in R (Hallam) v Secretary of State for Justice  UKSC 2. It is an important and complex judgment, featuring seven separate … Continue reading
Introduction The possibility of extending the Article 50 process is being discussed in media outlets and social media. There are a number of potential scenarios where a short extension might … Continue reading
Introduction The High Court and Court of Appeal decisions in Privacy International v IPT have ignited the debate on the ‘validity’ or otherwise of ouster clauses in the UK constitution … Continue reading
New Zealand’s Supreme Court has twice in the past two months turned its attention to the vexed issue of prisoner voting. Its first decision, Attorney-General v Taylor, upheld by a … Continue reading
In Part 1, I cast Anisminic as an example of a common law doctrine of interpretation which can require courts to depart from the intention of Parliament when interpreting ouster … Continue reading
Introduction Earlier this month, the Supreme Court heard argument in R (Privacy International) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal. This litigation has already attracted substantial scholarly attention in the published literature (notably … Continue reading