This is part of a series of posts in which Richard Ekins reflects upon Lord Sumption’s Reith Lectures. You can find the first posts here, here and here. In his … Continue reading
The constitution ‘is no more and no less than what happens’. So wrote Professor John Griffith in the 1978 Chorley Lecture, ‘The Political Constitution’, which was later republished in the … Continue reading
This week’s event announcements include: ‘Partisanship and the Constitution’, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Oxford, 27-28 June 2019 Call for Papers: Young Scholars Forum, Melbourne Institute for Comparative Constitutional Law, … Continue reading
The issue of whether the Queen can refuse royal assent to legislation, whether advised by her Ministers to do so or otherwise, has generated a lot of posts and comments … Continue reading
The editors would like to inform readers that the blog is now on holiday for the month of August. Contributors are very welcome to submit new posts from Monday, 3 September 2018. Thank you … Continue reading
Bethany Shiner: How Does the Data Protection Act 2018 Empower the Information Commissioner to Tackle the Misuse of Personal Data in Political Campaigns?
Introduction Following on from an earlier piece on this blog which highlighted some of the gaps in the legal framework relating to the use of personal data for political purposes … Continue reading
Bethany Shiner: Just the Politics of Persuasion: Are Gaps in Regulation Affecting Political Campaigning Methods?
Introduction The chair of the Electoral Commission recently warned that British elections face a ‘perfect storm’ of threats to their integrity from developments in social media and political advertising, and … Continue reading
The UK Supreme Court Yearbook, Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year The UK Supreme Court Yearbook, Volume 8 44 contributions 684 pages Hardbound Edited by Dr Daniel Clarry Published by Appellate … Continue reading
This week’s announcement is below. ~~~ Senior Research Fellow in Parliaments and the Rule of Law British Institute of International and Comparative Law Location: London Salary: £55,000 to £60,000 per … Continue reading
This week’s announcements include: Public Law Editorial Committee Invites Expressions of Interest for New Appointments House of Commons Library Looking to Appoint Constitutional Law Researcher ~~~ Public Law Editorial Committee … Continue reading