Bethany Shiner: Just the Politics of Persuasion: Are Gaps in Regulation Affecting Political Campaigning Methods?
Introduction The chair of the Electoral Commission recently warned that British elections face a ‘perfect storm’ of threats to their integrity from developments in social media and political advertising, and … Continue reading
Sionaidh Douglas-Scott: Miller: Why the Government Should Still Lose in the Supreme Court (Even with New Arguments)
In the landmark legal decision in Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, the High Court ruled that the government cannot use the royal prerogative to trigger Article … Continue reading
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
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
When the UK’s High Court rendered its decision on whether the government could trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty under the royal prerogative to initiate the UK leaving the … Continue reading
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
I Shortly after the referendum on 23 June, demands were made that continuing EU membership should now be considered by Parliament, with a view it seems to stop BREXIT happening, … Continue reading
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
Joe Tomlinson, Jake Rylatt and Duncan Fairgrieve: And Then There Were Eleven: Some Context on the Supreme Court Sitting En Banc in the Article 50 Case
Santos and M v Secretary of State for Exiting The European Union, the “Brexit” case regarding the interpretation of Article 50 Treaty on European Union, is widely expected to reach … Continue reading
Alison Young: R (Miller) v The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union  EWHC 2768 (Admin): Constitutional Adjudication – Reality over Legality?
In a ground-breaking decision, the High Court in Miller issued a declaratory order that ‘the Secretary of State does not have power under the Crown’s prerogative to give notice pursuant … Continue reading