UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Luke McDonagh: What Future for the Rule of Law and Human Rights in the New Populist Environment?

Introductions When I teach UK constitutional law to my students we often discuss the relationship between UK parliamentary sovereignty and the rule of law, and the tensions that inevitably occur … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · 5 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s announcement is below. ~~~ We need to talk about the Rule of Law Media release, 8 November 2016 Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law As the dust … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Timothy Endicott: ‘This Ancient, Secretive Royal Prerogative’

That was Gina Miller’s evocative phrase for the power of the Crown when she was interviewed on Radio 4 before the hearing in her case, R (on the application of … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · 16 Comments

Paul O’Connell and Nimer Sultany: Miller and the Politics of the Judiciary

One of the most striking things in immediate reactions to the High Court judgment in Miller is that so many commentators are willing to acquiesce in the crucially important assertion … Continue reading

November 10, 2016 · 11 Comments

Philip Allott: Fundamental Legal Aspects of UK Withdrawal from the EU: Eight Stages on the Way to a New Relationship

The exceptional complexity of the legal aspects of UK withdrawal from the EU is due to the fact that it involves the interaction of three legal systems – international law, … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 · 14 Comments

New Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law Briefing Paper: ‘Parliament and the Rule of Law in the Context of Brexit’

The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law published a new Briefing Paper on 29 September 2016. Titled ‘Parliament and the Rule of Law in the Context of Brexit’, it … Continue reading

October 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

George Letsas: The Rule of All Law: A Reply to Finnis, Ekins and Verdirame

The Prime Minister’s recent change to the ministerial code has divided opinion amongst lawyers and academic experts. Prior to the change, the code made reference to “the overarching duties on … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · 2 Comments