UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

John Stanton: The road from Gettysburg. Are we nearly there yet?

Last Friday, much was made of the 50th anniversary of John F Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas, 22 November 1963. The 35th President of the United States, ‘JFK’ oversaw, inter alia, … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

John Stanton: The General Power of Competence and Reshaping Local Public Service Provision

I wrote back in March about the way in which, despite efforts to decentralise autonomy to the local level and to inspire and empower citizens to get involved in local … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

John Stanton: Localism in action?

Last week the Department for Communities and Local Government reported that Eden in Cumbria had become the first area in the country to vote for the approval of a neighbourhood … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Andrew Le Sueur: ‘Fun-loving guys’, government ‘doing anything that individuals do’ and the rule of law

In my administrative law lectures, I get students to practise an action that I explain ought to become instinctive in the minds of lawyers working for (or against) government. You … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · 7 Comments