Miller V Secretary Of State For Exiting The European Union

15 Jul 19
My News - Lawson Akhigbe

In recent days certain government backbenchers have proposed a new avenue to deliver a “no deal” Brexit. As Sir Edward Leigh put it: “There are only two choices given the EU won’t change the deal and there’s no chance of parliament passing it. One is cancel Brexit: an intolerable denial of democracy. The other is […]

30 Jun 19
Qubra Ali

Just when one thought the Brexit “cyclone” had calmed down, Brexit hit the headlines again with resignations of its two key players over the recently published White Paper concerning the future relationship of the UK-EU, the contentious EU Withdrawal Bill 2018 and the statements of US President, Donald Trump which the press has apparently reported as “fake”. With heated debate and the seemingly endless saga that is Brexit, one keenly awaits the 29th of March, 2019, which is expected to be a remarkable day in the history of the EU and the UK and which will mark the unprecedented exit of the UK from the EU.

11 Jun 19
Gumshoe News

Editor’s Note: This is a speech that the Hon Susan Kiefel AC, Chief Justice of Australia, made at a meeting in London in 2017, at Anglo Australian Lawyers Association on Wednesday 12 July 2017 in London. It can be found, with footnotes, at cefa.org.au – that is the Constitution Education Fund. “Some reflections, following the […]

10 Jun 19
UK Constitutional Law Association

  In recent days certain government backbenchers have proposed a new avenue to deliver a “no deal” Brexit. As Sir Edward Leigh put it:   “There are only two choices given the EU won’t change the deal and there’s no chance of parliament passing it. One is cancel Brexit: an intolerable denial of democracy. The […]

08 Jun 19
JohnAllman.UK

Another exciting episode in my courtroom drama of a life As reported here on Tuesday 9th April 2019, I suspected then that the Prime Minister might purport to revoke the UK’s article 50 notice to leave the EU before exit day, then defined as Friday 12th April 2019 at 23:00.  That is, if the Council […]

27 Apr 19
Model Law Journal

A constitution is a set of rules established to control how a state is run, it can concern the rights and legal obligations of citizens to the framework for the branches of government like the Judiciary. In the UK, we do not have a written constitution. Despite what most people believe, our constitution is not […]

09 Apr 19
DipLawMatic Dialogues

By Marylin Raisch Moderator: Oonagh Fitzgerald, Director of the International Research Program, Centre for International Governance Innovation, Ontario, Canada Speakers: Robert Howse, New York University School of Law; Jessica Simonoff, U. S. Department of State; Sir Michael Wood, 20 Essex Street Chambers; Joao Rodrigues, European Parliament Liaison Office The fact that the very day of […]

08 Apr 19
COUNTRY SQUIRE MAGAZINE

BY DAVID EYLES After the referendum and the General Election which followed it, both of the main parties stated categorically that they would uphold and enact the results of that referendum. In case readers should need reminding, this was to leave the European Union. It was not to play about on the edges, being halfway […]

07 Apr 19
Wulfstan's Ghost

Update: This article has been re-published in Country Squire Magazine under the title “Let them Eat Cake”. After the referendum and the General Election which followed it, both of the main parties stated categorically that they would uphold and enact the results of that referendum. In case readers should need reminding, this was to leave […]

06 Apr 19
ukgovernmentwatch

5 April 2019 David Clews As we reported yesterday in an absolutely stunning turn of events Chairman of The English Democrats Robin Tilbrook and well known activist Graeme Moore feel that they have unearthed a revelation that could turn the whole Brexit process on it’s head. This court case appears to have captured the attention […]

02 Apr 19
UK Constitutional Law Association

Professors Gavin Phillipson and Alison Young have argued on this blog that an Act of Parliament is needed to revoke article 50. An alternative view is that, while an Act may be desirable, it is not necessary. This is still an important issue because on Wednesday 27th of March 2019, 184 votes in the House […]

22 Mar 19
Georgy Kantor's blog

Watching current British political news has been reminding me of distant (but I think important and not to be ignored) parallels with a somewhat underrated episode of Roman political history. As ancient historians now know, much of what has been written in earlier scholarship about the Augustan res publica restituta, a phrase which in fact […]

19 Mar 19
UK Human Rights Blog

Rose Slowe is an Honorary Research Fellow at University of Bristol Law School, an author on EU law, and a barrister at Foundry Chambers. Leaving the EU without a deal on 29 March 2019 is not the “legal default”, as has been repeatedly, but wrongly, asserted. It would, in fact, be in violation of the […]

14 Mar 19
Marcus's Political Realm

I cheered & celebrated on 23rd March 2016 when Britain took a courageous decision to vote to leave the technocratic, corrupt, socialist monolithic power-hungry, national/judicial/parliamentary & democratic sovereignty eating monstrosity otherwise known as the European Union. Confession……I had faith & hope that the British Tory Government will go down in history as being monumentally successful, […]

04 Mar 19
Official Blog of UNIO

by Allan F. Tatham, Professor at the Faculty of Law of University CEU San Pablo ▪ “Shindler’s Wish” Fulfilled and More? The Possibilities for Re-enfranchisement of UK nationals and EU citizens in a future People’s Vote on Brexit Introduction In the afternoon of 25 February 2019, with just over four weeks to go before the […]

24 Feb 19
Devereux Commentary Network

As Brexit holds our headlines hostage for the third year in a row, Greg Clark, Amber Rudd and David Gauke issue warnings of delay that what is a mere 34 days (at the time of writing) away feels like an eternity. With such a stretch of time once can forget why the UK is here […]