by Helin Maria Laufer Abstract: The article focuses on the doctrines underlying the constitution in the United Kingdom and their significance internationally. _____________________ The United Kingdom is considered as a constitutional monarchy. Although the nature of the United Kingdom’s constitution is to some extent unclear as it is not codified, there is no doubt that… More The United Kingdom as a Symbol of Constitutionalism
a. Introduction “No one should be under any doubt – prisoners are not getting the vote under this government.”.[i] There is little uncertainty concerning David Cameron’s stance on the controversial matter of prisoners’ voting rights. The debate is an ethical impasse, evoking strong responses from both sides of the argument. Consequently a wide range of… More Hirst v United Kingdom (No.2) : A Danger for Both the UK and Europe
Introduction: It was not all long ago, November 2012, that 56% of the British population supported the idea of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. As the Prime Minister, David Cameron, put it in his speech on the EU referendum, some “of this antipathy about Europe in general really relates of course to the… More Human Rights: Between Parliamentary Supremacy and the Rule of Law
Human rights have become a necessary component of peace and justice in the global order. They are an incontestable tool for the universal vision of a modern society that promises fairness and equality. The compelling normative drive of this area of law however, seems to have come to an end. Born as a reaction to… More The End of Human Rights?