UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Kenneth Armstrong: Bootstrapping Brexit: A European Rescue of the Nation State?

In a report published on 20th October, the European Union Select Committee of the House of Lords set out the argument for close parliamentary scrutiny of the UK’s withdrawal from … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

Adam Tucker: Triggering Brexit: A Decision for the Government, but under Parliamentary Scrutiny

What more, if anything, is needed to translate the result of the referendum into actual exit from the European Union? This question, which hardly featured in public discussion before the … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · 27 Comments

Marco Goldoni: The EP 2014 Elections: Constitutional Change or Window-Dressing?

The constitutional expectations developed around the European elections of May 2014 were effectively quite high. Faced with a mounting crisis affecting their output legitimacy, European institutions had to strengthen their … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dorota Leczykiewicz: The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and its effects

The binding nature of the Charter The life of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights  began in December 2000 at the Nice European Council Summit, when the Charter was politically … Continue reading

August 4, 2011 · 3 Comments