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The Editors: Blog on Holiday from 28 July – 25 August 2016

We would like to advise readers and especially prospective authors that the Blog (and its editors!) will take the customary holiday during the month of August and will not be … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · 6 Comments

Peter Edge: The Lisvane Report on the Functioning of the Manx Tynwald

The Isle of Man is an almost entirely self-governing Crown Dependency whose principal constitutional institution is the Tynwald. Tracing its origins to the Norse Kingdom of the Isles, Tynwald primarily … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Reminder: UKCLA Annual General Meeting and Seminar, 11th January 2016

UKCLA Annual General Meeting, 11th January 2016 The UKCLA Annual General Meeting will be held at 1pm on Monday 11th of January 2016 in the Haldane Room, University College London … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Austerity and Public Law: Alexander Latham: Defending Rights in the Face of Austerity: Is the Supreme Court Calling Time on Social Housing Managerialism?

Editors’ note: The blog is running a series titled ‘Austerity and Public Law’. The theme explores the implications or impact of the austerity measures in the UK or any European … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

David Cowan: Homelessness, Austerity and Public Law

Editors’ note: The blog is running a series titled ‘Austerity and Public Law’. The theme explores the implications or impact of the austerity measures in the UK or any European … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · 3 Comments

Richard Kirkham and Brian Thompson: Judicial Neutering of the Powers of the Ombudsman

Conventional legal understandings of the powers of public service ombudsman schemes rest on the twin principles that they (a) have significant discretion with which to implement their powers and (b) … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

Austerity and Public Law: Jed Meers: The Localism-and-Austerity Hybrid: The Case of Discretionary Housing Payments

Editors’ note: The blog is running a new series titled ‘Austerity and Public Law’. The theme explores the implications or impact of the austerity measures in the UK or any … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment