Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Christmas caption competition

By popular demand, here is the Christmas caption competition.  It shows Professor Hugh Bochel introducing me when I spoke recently at Lincoln Law School on the future of the Constitution.  I selected this picture because I thought it offered a … Continue reading

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Parliament and the courts

Earlier this month, I gave the UK Supreme Court Yearbook Annual Lecture. Delivered in Parliament in Committee Room 1 – the room in which the law lords used to hold hearings – it was based on my article in the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all readers.  The picture, taken earlier this week, is of the Christmas tree in New Palace Yard in Parliament.  I hope you have a peaceful Christmas and a successful New Year. The good news, not least for me, is … Continue reading

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The season for marking…

Christmas is the season for marking.  (Mind you, so is Spring and Summer.)  I am busy completing several bundles of essays.  One consequence has been light blogging.  Once the marking is complete, expect to see me making up for lost time … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

Choosing the winning entry for the latest competition was a difficult exercise.  It was a close-run thing.  There were some entries that were topical – not least Daniel Cooper’s – and some that played on the hand gestures and the … Continue reading

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