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Mike Gordon: Parliamentary Sovereignty and the Implementation of the EU Withdrawal Agreement (Part I)

Editors’ note: This is the first of a two-part contribution. The second part will be posted tomorrow. The Brexit process continues to generate challenges for law, government and the constitution … Continue reading

January 17, 2018 · 3 Comments

David Howarth: On Parliamentary Silence

One of the most striking aspects of the arguments of counsel in Miller, as Rachel Jones has pointed out, was how much the disagreement between the parties focussed on the … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · 8 Comments

Mark Elliott and Hayley J. Hooper: Critical reflections on the High Court’s judgment in R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

The judgment of the High Court in R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union [2016] EWHC 2768 (Admin), decided on 3 November 2016, has been subjected to … Continue reading

November 7, 2016 · 70 Comments

Robert Craig: Report of Proceedings: Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Day 2

Editors’ note: For a report on the first day of proceedings, please see here. Introduction The second day of proceedings in the Miller case started at 9.45am as scheduled following … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · 18 Comments

Mike Gordon: Brexit: The Constitutional Necessity of an Early General Election

In the stunning aftermath of the Brexit referendum, intense debate among constitutional lawyers has focused on Art 50 TEU, and the domestic legal (or constitutional) requirements for a decision to … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · 8 Comments

Mike Gordon: The UK’s Sovereignty Uncertainty

The sovereignty strand of the renegotiation of the UK’s position in the EU was always likely to raise challenges. This is, in part, because ‘sovereignty’ itself is a contested idea: … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · 3 Comments

Mike Gordon: After the General Election: An EU Referendum and the EU Act?

While we await publication of the political parties’ manifestos, there can be no doubt that the UK’s membership of the EU will be a key issue in the fast-approaching (if … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · 2 Comments