The ‘Black Spider Memos’ Case: An Introduction to Constitutional Law

The "Black Spider Memos" case resulted in the publication of some rather pedestrian correspondence between Prince Charles and Government Ministers. But the Supreme Court's judgment raises some fascinating constitutional issues

Elliott & Varuhas: Administrative Law

The fifth edition of Administrative Law has been published by Oxford University Press. The new edition is co-written by Mark Elliott, Professor of Public Law at the University of Cambridge, and Jason NE Varuhas, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Melbourne. The following blogpost is based on the authors’ preface to the fifth edition.

Call for Papers: W G Hart Legal Workshop 2017

The next W G Hart Workshop is being convened by two of my Cambridge colleagues, Professor Peter Cane and Dr Hayley Hooper, and Professor Jeff King of UCL. The title of the 2017 Workshop is “Law, Society and Administration in a Changing World”. The call for papers issued by Professor Cane, Dr Hooper and Professor King is reproduced below.

“The Unity of Public Law?” — The 2016 Public Law Conference

In September 2016, together with my colleagues John Bell, Jason Varuhas and Shona Wilson Stark, I co-convened the 2016 Public Law Conference. The following is a brief report on the conference that was first published on the Cambridge Law Faculty's website.  From 12 to 14 September 2016, the Cambridge Law Faculty hosted the second Public… Continue reading “The Unity of Public Law?” — The 2016 Public Law Conference

Cambridge Public Law Conference 2016 — Draft Programme and Registration Deadline

The second in the biennial series of Public Law Conferences will be held in Cambridge from 12 to 14 September 2016 in the Faculty of Law in Cambridge. Convened by John Bell, Mark Elliott, Jason Varuhas and Shona Wilson Stark, the conference will bring together speakers and delegates from across the common law world. The… Continue reading Cambridge Public Law Conference 2016 — Draft Programme and Registration Deadline

Public Law Conference 2016: Full line-up of speakers

My colleagues John Bell, Jason Varuhas, Shona Wilson Stark and I are co-convening the second Public Law Conference, which will be held in Cambridge later this year. The Public Law series aims to be a pre-eminent forum for the discussion of Public Law matters in the common law world. The theme for the second Public Law… Continue reading Public Law Conference 2016: Full line-up of speakers