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Constitutional Changes in Scotland – I: Incorporation of International Treaties, Devolution and Effective Accountability

Constitutional Changes in Scotland – I: Incorporation of International Treaties, Devolution and Effective Accountability

Scotland is on the precipice of significant subnational constitutional change through a programme of incorporation ...
The Government’s Radical Theory of the Constitution

The Government’s Radical Theory of the Constitution

In its response to the Independent Review of Administrative Law, the Government has set out a theory of the ...
The Independent Review of Administrative Law: The Government Response and Consultation Exercise

The Independent Review of Administrative Law: The Government Response and Consultation Exercise

In two earlier blogs I considered the IRAL Panel’s Report and a central feature of the government response, which ...
The Independent Review of Administrative Law-The Government Response

The Independent Review of Administrative Law-The Government Response

The government’s response to the Panel’s report was brief, Judicial Review: Proposals for Reform - Ministry of ...
The Independent Review of Administrative Law-The Panel Report

The Independent Review of Administrative Law-The Panel Report

The Report of the Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL) was made public on 16 March. It stretches to 195 ...
Algorithms and Education: A New Frontier of Discrimination?

Algorithms and Education: A New Frontier of Discrimination?

In this brief post, I want to demonstrate how ostensibly neutral and efficient algorithms can cause discrimination ...
Why Dinah Rose QC Had an Obligation to Give up the Homophobic Cayman Islands Brief: A Response to Lord Hendy QC

Why Dinah Rose QC Had an Obligation to Give up the Homophobic Cayman Islands Brief: A Response to Lord Hendy QC

Justice Edwin Cameron’s criticism of Dinah Rose QC for persisting in holding a brief in the Privy Council to ...
Shamima Begum and The Humpty Dumpty Supreme Court

Shamima Begum and The Humpty Dumpty Supreme Court

On 26 February 2021, the Supreme Court refused permission for Shamima Begum to return to the UK. The Supreme Court ...
The Cab Rank Rule

The Cab Rank Rule

In his blog for the Human Rights Hub, Edwin Cameron criticised Ms Dinah Rose QC, the President of Magdalen, for ...
For Whom the Bell Tolls: “Contract” in the Gig Economy

For Whom the Bell Tolls: “Contract” in the Gig Economy

Are Uber drivers ‘limb (b) workers’ and so entitled to fundamental statutory rights such as the minimum wage and ...
The Human Rights Act, 1998

The Human Rights Act, 1998

A striking feature of the history of Europe since the ending of WW II has been the origin, development, ...
Enhancing the UK Parliament’s Scrutiny of Human Rights: A Case for Improved Government Reporting

Enhancing the UK Parliament’s Scrutiny of Human Rights: A Case for Improved Government Reporting

Parliaments are increasingly recognised as vital actors for ensuring governments’ implementation of both human ...

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