OPINION Brexit: we live in interesting times

The best of times, the worst of times, writes David Langwallner    

05 December 2019 / David Langwallner

Opinion: The ‘Brexit’ Parliament 2017-19

Amidst the sound and fury of the general election campaign, Dr Jack Simson Caird takes a step back to assess how the ‘Parliament of two halves’ contributed to the Brexit process

22 November 2019 / Dr Jack Simson Caird

Miller 2, the Supreme Court and the politics of constitutional interpretation

The ‘political’ critique of the Supreme Court exposes a widespread and mistaken Westminster view of how our constitution works 

21 October 2019 / Dr Jack Simson Caird

Prorogation: principle and law, fact and causation

The salient issue in relation to prorogation is whether the Prime Minister’s discretionary power should be limited pursuant to the constitutional principles underlying case law: the case for judicial intervention 

23 September 2019 / Paul Craig

Process of discovery

What Brexit has taught us so far: with Parliament standing prorogued, the Commons Speaker gives a robust defence of Parliament’s role as a check on executive ‘malpractice’ and pledges all the ‘procedural creativity’ necessary 

19 September 2019 / Dr Jack Simson Caird

Brexit and the constitution: 7 lessons

We’re having a constitutional moment... the Brexit process has exposed a dysfunctional relationship between law and politics in Westminster. Have we learned any lessons? 

24 June 2019 / Dr Jack Simson Caird

Brexit and the politics of law-making

Should MPs be able to legislate contrary to the wishes of the government of the day? The Cooper Bill has raised fundamental questions over the relationship between law and politics in the United Kingdom 

18 April 2019 / Dr Jack Simson Caird

The ideologist: Jolyon Maugham QC

Tax barrister, blogger and campaigner – the tenacious Jolyon Maugham QC has driven the legal debate on Brexit since the referendum result and won’t let the issue go 

26 February 2019 / Adam Smith-Roberts

The ‘meaningful vote’

The fight for the right to decide – a quick guide to the Parliamentary showdown over the Brexit deal and what it bodes for the future 

26 February 2019 / Dr Jack Simson Caird
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