UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Richard Ekins: Reflections on Democracy’s Foundations

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

June 19, 2019 · 14 Comments

Graham Gee and Chris McCorkindale: The Political Constitution at 40

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

June 3, 2019 · 1 Comment

Weekly round-up of events

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

May 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Editors’ note: Contributions regarding royal assent

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

April 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

The editors: Blog on holiday for August 2018

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

July 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

July 20, 2018 · 2 Comments

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

March 1, 2018 · 2 Comments

The UK Supreme Court Yearbook, Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

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

February 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Weekly round-up

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

December 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Two new opportunities for UK public lawyers

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

October 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

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