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Robert Craig: Miller: The Statutory Basis Argument – A Primer

This is a brief (1200 words brief) summary of the ‘statutory basis’ argument. This post responds directly to the fact that, in the Supreme Court case being heard today, Lord … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Kieron Beal QC: The Taxing Issues arising in Miller

There have been a number of critical blogs on this website questioning the legal reasoning deployed by the Divisional Court in R (Miller and others) v. Secretary of State for … Continue reading

November 14, 2016 · 14 Comments

Keith Ewing: A Review of the Miller Decision

I Shortly after the referendum on 23 June, demands were made that continuing EU membership should now be considered by Parliament, with a view it seems to stop BREXIT happening, … Continue reading

November 10, 2016 · 10 Comments

Jeff King: What Next? Legislative Authority for Triggering Article 50

The High Court judgment in Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union last Thursday made it clear that an Act of Parliament is required for a notice … Continue reading

November 8, 2016 · 17 Comments

Robert Craig: Report of Proceedings: Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Day 3

Day 3 started at 10.30am on 18 October 2016. James Eadie QC continued his submissions followed by Jason Coppel QC for the Government. Lord Pannick then replied followed by Dominic … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · 6 Comments

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