Parliament and Executive: Brexit and the Speaker
Constitutional law and repeat votes: read why some legal questions are inevitably subjective.
Islamophobia, Terrorism and Hate Crime
How do we balance our need to tackle hatred against the imperative to defend freedom (even for those with hate-filled views)?
International Women’s Day
Women, Girls and Fundamental Rights
Access to knowledge: Parents, Children and the State
What does the law say on parental objections to children and access to information?
Returning to the UK from IS
What does the Shamima Begum debate tell us about law, human rights and responsibility?
Religious Freedom in Life and Death: The limits of Article 9
A recent case demonstrates the limits of individual religious rights, and the need to balance competing interests.
Witchcraft, UK law and criminal attempts to harm
Could attempts to harm or kill someone by magical means lead to prosecution in the contemporary UK?
Why should we have a right to vote?
As we remember the Holocaust, we have to ask what it means to participate in a free society, and what responsibilities we have.
People are dying, cold and hungry: what happens when Government stops
Between the ongoing Brexit saga and the US Government shutdown, people could be forgiven from returning from the Christmas break and assuming that Ragnarok was upon us. Living in turbulent political times, as we do, and having our eyes and ears deluged with news...
Brexit, Parliament and the Constitution: The guardian awakes
What does the role of Parliament in the Brexit process tell us about the UK Constitution?