UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Leah Grolman and Greg Weeks: Guidelines and Assisted Suicide: an Australian Perspective

The morally and politically charged area of assisted suicide has many of the hallmarks of an insoluble problem. This has not prevented courts in some jurisdictions considering how they might … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Richard Ekins: Defying the law: a reply to Daly

I’m grateful to Paul Daly for bringing to my attention the Irish High Court’s Fleming decision and the Ménard Report.  However, I think he is wrong to censure the former … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · 4 Comments

Paul Daly: Death, Democracy and Delegation

Decisions on when to end one’s life are unquestionably of the greatest intimacy. Yet there is a clear public interest in ensuring that these decisions are carefully regulated to ensure … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nick Barber: The Decline of Mercy

Many years ago, I was invited to speak on the radio about the obligation to obey the law.  One comment made a lasting impression on me.  In the course of … Continue reading

April 13, 2011 · Leave a comment