UK Constitutional Law Association

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Javier Garcia Oliva: Why the Constitutional Treatment of Religion in Great Britain Matters in Religious Disputes

Two high profile cases concerning the approach of public authorities towards religion and identity, where the care and future of looked after children were concerned, have featured this summer. Firstly, … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · 3 Comments

Paul Kildea: Same-sex marriage – Don’t let the people decide

Australian politics is gradually settling back down again after a tumultuous few weeks in which we saw another first-term Prime Minister deposed in a party room ‘spill’. New Prime Minister, … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · 2 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

Massimo Fichera and Helen E. Hartnell: All you need is law: Same-sex marriage in Italian courts

The Italian Corte di Cassazione (CdC) has delivered a judgment which marks a fundamental change of direction in the treatment of same-sex marriage in the Italian legal system.  Case 4184/12, decided on … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Emily Burke: Same-Sex Marriage Legislation in Australia

There is a global trend towards the recognition of same-sex unions, with recent expressions of support from Prime Minister David Cameron, President Obama and the new French President Hollande. In … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · 1 Comment