Monthly Archives: December 2017

Christmas caption competition

As promised, a Christmas caption competition.  The picture shows me with colleagues at a recent University Open Day.  Readers are invited to contribute a witty and appropriate (and in reasonably good taste) caption. I tend to think the pictures are … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to readers.  I hope you are having a restful time.  I will be doing some posts over the next few days.  By popular demand (well, one or two friends have inquired, clearly keen to compete) I will be … Continue reading

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Parliaments and courts: the importance of place

The year ended with the arrival of the latest issue of JICL (Journal of International and Comparative Law) in which I have an article that addresses the importance of where institutions of the state are located. Such institutions are studied … Continue reading

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Responding to select committee reports – naming and shaming

The Government seeks to respond to reports from House of Lords select committees, and joint select committees, within two months of publication.  However, this deadline is not always met.  Thus, for example, the Constitution Committee published its report on The … Continue reading

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