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No convincing constitutional case for taking back powers post-Brexit

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The following article by Professor Tom Mullen was originally published in the Glasgow Herald in its ‘Agenda’ section on 11 April. Last month, the UK Government set the Brexit process in motion by giving the EU notice of the intention to leave the EU. It also published a White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill… Continue reading

Tom Mullen: The Brexit Litigation: A Guide for the Perplexed

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This blog post originally appeared on the Scottish Constitutional Futures Forum blog. This week, the UK Supreme Court is hearing four days of oral argument (5 – 8 December 2016) in the appeal from the decision of the High Court in R. (Miller) v. Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union [2016] EWHC 2768 (Admin),… Continue reading

A tale of two referendums

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One of the consequences of the vote for ‘Brexit’ in the EU referendum on 23 June has been to focus renewed attention on the Scottish question. In this blog I want to look both forward, to the possibility of a second independence referendum, and backward, to compare the EU referendum with the Scottish independence referendum… Continue reading

EU Referendum: Bremain or Brexit?

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Gail Lythgoe is an International Law PhD student in the School of Law. Here, she gives an account of her impressions of the Brexit and Bremain campaigns in the run-up to the EU referendum. As a former and recovering politics addict, this EU referendum has proven interesting to observe at a safe, sometimes frustrating, distance.… Continue reading

The implications for Scotland of a vote in the EU referendum for the UK to leave the EU

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Sarah Craig, Maria Fletcher and Nina Miller-Westoby have drafted a Position Paper on the position of the Scotland in the context of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU commissioned by the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA). The purpose of the papers is to help inform the debate about the EU referendum, and… Continue reading