UK Constitutional Law Association

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Jacob Rowbottom: Cakes, Gay Marriage and the Right against Compelled Speech

In the high-profile decision in Lee v Ashers, the Supreme Court had to consider a customer’s rights against discrimination along with the baker’s right to freedom of expression. In its … Continue reading

October 16, 2018 · 4 Comments

Colin Murray: Brexit and the “Constitutional Integrity” of the United Kingdom

Something no Prime Minister could contemplate The Foreign Office records regarding the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 must be amongst the most regularly requested papers held at the National Archives. … Continue reading

September 25, 2018 · 10 Comments

Open Call to PhD Students: ‘Developments in the UK’s Territorial Constitution’, Belfast, 19 October 2018

One Day Workshop at Queen’s University Belfast The UKCLA, in conjunction with the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast, is hosting a PhD workshop in Belfast on Friday 19 … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · 1 Comment

Anurag Deb: Buick: Two Courts, Two Approaches and No Government

On 6 July 2018, the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal handed down its ruling in Buick’s application for judicial review [2018] NICA 26. A keenly awaited ruling for its constitutional … Continue reading

July 16, 2018 · 2 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Constitutional Law Summer School Belfast, Northern Ireland 08 –10 August 2018 Bookings are now being taken for the Attorney General’s Constitutional Law Summer … Continue reading

July 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Anurag Deb: The Unquiet Irish Border Problem: Implications in the Aftermath of the Withdrawal Act

On 26 June 2018, the hitherto hotly-debated European Union (Withdrawal) Bill became an Act of Parliament (“2018 Act”) after a tennis match of amendments and counter-amendments between Parliament’s two Houses. … Continue reading

July 5, 2018 · 4 Comments

Shona Wilson Stark: In Re Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission’s Application for Judicial Review [2018] UKSC 27: A Declaration in All but Name?

All eyes were on the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) last week as it gave judgment in In Re Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission’s Application for Judicial Review [2018] UKSC 27, … Continue reading

June 12, 2018 · 2 Comments

Event reminder: Ireland Post Brexit: Constitutional and Legal Consequences, North and South

Ireland Post Brexit: Constitutional and Legal Consequences, North and South 13th Italian-British Constitutional Conversation Monday, 11th June 2018, 4:30pm Italian Cultural Institute 39 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8NX Foreword: Sebastian … Continue reading

June 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Azadeh Chalabi: Added Values of National Human Rights Action Planning for the UK in the Age of Brexit

In the age of Brexit when divisions of different kinds (cultural, ethnic, religious, geographical and class, etc.) come into sharp focus, even if the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights can … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · 4 Comments

Reminder: UKCLA Annual General Meeting and Roundtable, 9th January 2018

This is a friendly reminder that the UKCLA Annual General Meeting will be held at 12 o’clock on the 9th of January 2018 in the Haldane Room, University of London, … Continue reading

January 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

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