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Administrative Law

The Judicial Review Review — I: The Reform Agenda and its Potential Scope

The UK Government has announced a review of judicial review — the Independent Review of Administrative Law — with notably broad terms of reference. This post is the first in […]

Constitutional Law

The United Kingdom’s constitution and Brexit: A ‘constitutional moment’?

I recently completed work on an article for a special issue of the Japanese legal journal Horitsu Jiho. The theme of the special issue is the impact of the forces […]


The Fundamentality of Rights at Common Law

I recently completed a paper, to be published in a forthcoming edited collection, on ‘The Fundamentality of Rights at Common Law’. The concern of the paper is with the senses […]

1000 words

1,000 words / The Supreme Court’s Judgment in Cherry/Miller (No 2)

This short piece, which forms part of my 1,000 words series of posts, aims to set out in an accessible way the key points of the Supreme Court’s judgment in […]

Constitutional Law

A new approach to constitutional adjudication? Miller II in the Supreme Court

The following is my detailed, initial analysis of the Supreme Court’s judgment in the Cherry/Miller (No 2) case. For a shorter explanation of the case, see this 1,000 words post. […]

Constitutional Law

Prorogation and justiciability: Some thoughts ahead of the Miller II case in the Supreme Court

A good deal has been said in recent days about whether the Government’s advice to the Queen concerning the prorogation of Parliament raises a legal question on which courts can […]

Constitutional Law

Video: Cambridge Centre for Public Law event on the Scottish Continuity Bill case

I have written before about the Supreme Court’s judgment, given in December 2018, in the ‘Scottish Continuity Bill case’ [2018] UKSC 64. The Continuity Bill was adopted by the Scottish Parliament against the […]