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Rule of Law

THE ‘MODERN’ BILL OF RIGHTS BILL: Substituting ‘common sense’ with contradictory constitutionalism

Calls for reforming or replacing the Human Rights Act with a Bill of Rights have had difficulty progressing due to a lack of consensus on what such reform would contain and the process by which it would come about. As part of its 2019 … [Read more...] about THE ‘MODERN’ BILL OF RIGHTS BILL: Substituting ‘common sense’ with contradictory constitutionalism

The Constitution in Review 2

Second Report from the United Kingdom Constitution Monitoring Group The second report from the UK Constitution Monitoring Group (UKCMG) covers the six-month period from 1 July to 31 December 2021. It analyses legislation, decisions and events … [Read more...] about The Constitution in Review 2

The legal system of England and Wales by Thomas Legg

The legal system is a crucial feature of the UK constitution. It has recently become a subject of controversy. The current government was re-elected in December 2019 on a commitment to inquire into the role of the courts in reviewing the actions of … [Read more...] about The legal system of England and Wales by Thomas Legg