UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ The Putney Debates 2018: Powers to the Peoples: Electoral Reform and a Federal UK? 2-7.30pm, Friday 2 February 2018 St Mary’s Church, High … Continue reading

January 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Peter Oliver: Canada @ 150

Editors’ note: 2017 is a significant landmark in the constitutional history of Canada. It is 150 years since Canadian Confederation was brought about by the passage of the British North America Act … Continue reading

November 2, 2017 · 3 Comments

Ronan McCrea: Is the United Kingdom a Mini-EU?

The United Kingdom is to leave the European Union, partly in order to protect the right to self-government of the UK as a nation state as expressed through the sovereignty … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 · 6 Comments

Nick barber: The Brexiteers: Right Answer, Wrong Question

Cross-posted from I-CONnect blog. Towards the end of the 1990s I was invited to a workshop just outside of Berlin at which a group of young academics gathered to discuss … Continue reading

April 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Stephen Tierney: Can the Union Survive the Election?

Thursday’s election leaves the Anglo-Scottish Union on the brink. A combination of the first past the post system and the crystallisation of increasingly sharp attitudinal differences between England and Scotland … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · 4 Comments

Mark Elliott: Scotland has voted “no”. What next for the UK constitution?

After a very long — and at times electrifying — campaign, a modest but decisive majority of those who participated in the referendum on Scottish independence have voted “no”. In … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 5 Comments

Scott Stephenson: Federalism and Liberty in Australia Through the Lenses of Same-Sex Marriage and Organised Crime

American constitutional scholarship is replete with discussions of the relationship between federalism and liberty. Some argue that a plurality of jurisdictions creates competition, allowing citizens to ‘vote with their feet’ … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment