Patrick O’Brien: All for Want of a Metaphor: Miller and the Nature of EU Law – UK Constitutional Law Association

Posted January 30th, 2017 in constitutional law, EC law, international law, Supreme Court, Uncategorized by sally

‘The judgments in Miller highlight the fact that the common law has never managed to arrive at a satisfactory intellectual framework for European law. I will focus first on Lord Reed’s dissent. On Lord Reed’s account, the situation is simpler than anyone who had observed UK and EU law for the past 45 years could have imagined. The UK takes a dualist approach to international law, and EU law is international law. Once this characterisation is accepted the case is over.’

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UK Constitutional Law Association, 30th January 2017


Easter Break

Posted March 24th, 2016 in news, Uncategorized by tracey

There will be no posts over the Easter weekend (Friday 25th March – Monday 28th March inclusive) during which time the Library will be closed. We will resume posting on Tuesday 29th March.

‘Monster’ who beat baby is given 17-year term – BBC News

‘A “monster” father who pretended to dote on his four-month-old daughter but broke her neck and damaged her spine has been given a 17-year term.’

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BBC News, 27th November 2014