Constitutions and Human Rights

Brexit: Foundational Constitutional and Interpretive Principles: I

Brexit: Foundational Constitutional and Interpretive Principles: I

The post-referendum discourse has been marked by vibrant political and legal exchange in Parliament and the ...
Triggering Article 50: R (Miller and others) v Secretary of State for the Exiting of the European Union (Continued)

Triggering Article 50: R (Miller and others) v Secretary of State for the Exiting of the European Union (Continued)

Alison Young continues her analysis of the Miller case before the High Court. The first part, concerning ...
Triggering Article 50: R (Miller and others) v Secretary of State for the Exiting of the European Union

Triggering Article 50: R (Miller and others) v Secretary of State for the Exiting of the European Union

The High Court in London is currently hearing a challenge to the position of the UK Government that it can trigger ...
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 ...
A Whitened White Paper on Human Rights

A Whitened White Paper on Human Rights

The Chinese government claims to have made stunning progress in improving the human rights situation in the ...
Human Rights Protections in Northern Ireland: How to Make the Best Out of a Bad Situation

Human Rights Protections in Northern Ireland: How to Make the Best Out of a Bad Situation

Recent political developments give reason to be disheartened about the future protection and safeguarding of ...
The Referendum on the European Union: Remaining Human

The Referendum on the European Union: Remaining Human

The referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU is a decision that will be taken in a troubling context. Although ...
Brexit, Sovereignty and Reality

Brexit, Sovereignty and Reality

The referendum campaign has been marked by claims and counter-claims, with each side contesting the ‘facts’ ...
Brexit: What would be the timetable for leaving?

Brexit: What would be the timetable for leaving?

This blog considers when the UK would cease to be a member of the EU, if the result of the referendum on 23 June ...
Rodrigo Duterte – the Philippines’s Human Rights Wild Card

Rodrigo Duterte – the Philippines’s Human Rights Wild Card

On 9th of May, Rodrigo Duterte, a long-time mayor of Davao City in the Southern island of Mindanao, was elected ...
The History of Human Rights Society in Singapore 1965-2015

The History of Human Rights Society in Singapore 1965-2015

2015 marked Singapore’s golden jubilee — the nation of 5.5 million people celebrated 50 years of independence, ...
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 ...

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