Brian Christopher Jones

Brian Christopher Jones is a Lecturer in Public Law at Liverpool Hope University. His scholarship mostly focuses on comparative public law, constitutional theory, parliamentary processes, and protest/civil disobedience. He holds a PhD in law from the University of Stirling, an MA from George Mason University, and a BA from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

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Did Brexit Save the HRA 1998?

Did Brexit Save the HRA 1998?

Perhaps it is time to begin looking for silver linings, as opposed to fantastic judicial interventions. On this blog in March I wrote that a remain vote in the referendum could spell doom for the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA), as a ...
Brexit, Rights, and the (Potential) Scrapping of the HRA

Brexit, Rights, and the (Potential) Scrapping of the HRA

The relationship between Brexit (British exit from the European Union) and human (and other) rights depends on what “rights” are under discussion. Although some in the media have incorrectly conflated Brexit with the scrapping of the ...