UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

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

Stephen Tierney: Is a Federal Britain Now Inevitable?     

The Smith Commission Report issued today promises a restructuring of the United Kingdom which may prove to be more significant than the devolution settlement of 1997-98 itself; the acquisition of … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · 4 Comments

Conference Announcement: Thirty Years of Judicial Review in Scotland

 Sponsored by the Clark Foundation for Legal Education and the UK Constitutional Law Association Thirty Years of Judicial Review in Scotland   26 January 2015 10 am to 4.30 pm … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sionaidh Douglas-Scott: British withdrawal from the EU: an existential threat to the United Kingdom?

The Conservative party’s proposal to repeal the Human Rights Act (and their proposal’s many faults) has already been well documented. However, as Roger Masterman has already pointed out on this … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

Aileen McHarg: The Vow: Vote No for More Devo

Today’s papers carry the text of a pledge by David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg that a No vote in Thursday’s referendum is not a vote for the status … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Nick Barber: After the Vote: The Citizenship Question

Three intertwined questions relating to citizenship will become of great importance if there is a ‘yes’ vote in the Scottish referendum. First, who will become, or be able to become, … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · 12 Comments

Aileen McHarg: A Constitution for an Independent Scotland: the Draft Scottish Independence Bill

In her speech at Edinburgh University launching the draft Scottish Independence Bill, Nicola Sturgeon claimed that ‘the prospect of a Constitutional Convention and a written constitution are, in themselves, positive reasons … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 3 Comments

Katie Boyle: Scotland in Transition: the Scottish Government’s Proposed Interim Constitution and the Scottish Independence Bill

On Monday 16 June 2014 the Scottish Government launched the Scottish Independence Bill: A Consultation on an Interim Constitution for Scotland at the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law. The publication … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 7 Comments

Nick Barber: After the Vote

At 650 pages Scotland’s Future  is not a light read.  It stands as the Scottish Government’s manifesto for a yes vote in the independence referendum.  The volume ranges from profoundly … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 15 Comments

Aileen McHarg: A Tale of Two Constitutions?

Last week, I spent two days in London, accompanying a group of Constitutional Law students on a trip to the Westminster Parliament, the Supreme Court and the Scotland Office.  The … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · 4 Comments

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