Professor Tom Mullen, Dr Chris Gill and Nial Vivian have published a report of their research into Scotland’s new arrangements for public service complaint handling. The research was funded by the UK Administrative Justice Institute (UKAJI) and the Nuffield Foundation. The report is being formally launched today at a UKAJI Workshop, held at the University… Continue reading
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
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  EWHC 2768 (Admin),… Continue reading
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
The Immigration Bill, which received its third reading in the House of Lords on 12th April, affects inter alia the labour market, residential tenancies, bank accounts, driving licences, immigration officers’ enforcement powers, immigration detention, and support for migrant children. Although ostensibly designed to make immigration control more effective, one of its striking features is the… Continue reading
The papers from the conference “30 Years of Judicial Review” jointly organised by the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde Law Schools in January 2015 have been published in the latest issue of the Juridical Review (Part 4, 2015). The conference was organised (with generous support from the Clark Foundation for Legal Education and the… Continue reading
Halle Turner recently spoke to Policy Scotland about her research into unrepresented litigants in Scottish civil courts. (The good news is that Halle is now developing her initial LLM by Research thesis into a PhD thesis).