Mark Elliott

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

United Kingdom

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1.

The Supreme Court's Judgment in Miller: In Search of Constitutional Principle

Cambridge Law Journal, July 2017, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 23/2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Constitutional Law, European Union Law, European Communities Act 1972, English law, Brexit, royal prerogative, statutory interpretation, constitutional principle, parliamentary sovereignty

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A Tangled Constitutional Web: The Black-Spider Memos and the British Constitution's Relational Architecture

2015, Public Law (Forthcoming), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 34/2015
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, administrative law, rule of law, parliamentary sovereignty, separation of powers, freedom of information

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Political Pragmatism and Constitutional Principle: The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018

Forthcoming in Public Law, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 58/2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2018
Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Edinburgh - School of Law
Downloads 3,317 (3,460)
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constitutional law, United Kingdom constitutional law, European Union law, Brexit, parliamentary sovereignty, rule of law, separation of powers, delegated legislation, secondary legislation, devolution, territorial constitution

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Constitutional Legislation, European Union Law and the Nature of the United Kingdom's Contemporary Constitution

(2014) European Constitutional Law Review (Forthcoming), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 49/2014
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, European union law, EU law, British constitution, UK constitution, constitutional legislation, common law rights

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Judicial Power and the United Kingdom's Changing Constitution

University of Queensland Law Journal, edited by Richard Ekins and Graham Gee, December 2017, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 49/2017
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Sovereignty, Primacy and the Common Law Constitution: What Has EU Membership Taught Us?

Mark Elliott, Jack Williams and Alison Young (eds), The UK Constitution After Miller: Brexit and Beyond (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2018), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 24/2018
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Mar 2018
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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United Kingdon, constitutional law, parliamentary sovereignty, primacy of European Union law, European Union law

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Has the Common Law Duty to Give Reasons Come of Age Yet?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 7/2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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administrative law, judicial review, reasons, fairness, natural justice

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Beyond the European Convention: Human Rights and the Common Law

(2015) 68 Current Legal Problems, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 19/2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, public law, human rights, common law, common law rights, constitutional rights, european convention on human rights

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From Heresy to Orthodoxy: Substantive Legitimate Expectations in English Public Law

Matthew Groves & Greg Weeks (eds), Legitimate Expectations in the Common Law World (Hart Publishing 2016), Forthcoming, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 5/2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2016
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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administrative law, constitutional law, public law, English law, judicial review, substantive review, legitimate expectations

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A Damp Squib in the Long Grass: The Report of the Commission on a Bill of Rights

[2013] European Human Rights Law Review, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 8/2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2013
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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human rights, bill of rights, bill of rights commission, human rights act, european court of human rights, european convention on human rights

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Through the Looking-Glass? Ouster Clauses, Statutory Interpretation and the British Constitution

Chris Hunt, Lorne Neudorf and Micah Rankin (eds), Legislating Statutory Interpretation: Perspectives from the Common Law World (Carswell, 2018) , University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 4/2018
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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judicial review, constitutional law, administrative law, ouster clauses, rule of law, separation of powers, sovereignty of parliament

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Ombudsmen, Tribunals, Inquiries: Re-Fashioning Accountability Beyond the Courts

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 21/2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2012
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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political accountability, legal accountability, political constitutionalism, legal constitutionalism, judicial review, judicial independence, separation of powers administrative law, ombudsmen, tribunals, public inquiries, select committees

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Judicial Review’s Scope, Foundations and Purposes: Joining the Dots

New Zealand Law Review, March 2012, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 3/2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Feb 2012
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Public Law, Judicial Review, New Zealand, United Kingdom

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Embracing 'Constitutional' Legislation: Towards Fundamental Law?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 48/2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, constitutional statutes, constitutional legislation

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Proportionality and Deference: The Importance of a Structured Approach

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 32/2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2013
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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judicial review, deference, intensity, human rights act, administrative law

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From Bifurcation to Calibration: Twin-Track Deference and the Culture of Justification

Wilberg & Elliott (eds), The Scope and Intensity of Substantive Judicial Review: Traversing Taggart’s Rainbow (Hart Publishing, 2015), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 27/2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 May 2015 Last Revised: 22 May 2015
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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judicial review, administrative law, constitutional law, public law, deference, proportionality, reasonableness, rationality, Wednesbury, substantive review

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Implementing Transition: How Would it Work?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 57/2017
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2017
Centre for European Legal Studies, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, UK law, EU law, Brexit, European Union law

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The Miller Tale: An Introduction

Mark Elliott, Alison Young and Jack Williams (eds), The UK Constitution after Miller: Brexit and Beyond (Hart Publishing, 2018), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 37/2018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2018
Mark Elliott, Alison L. Young and Jack Williams
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge and Monckton Chambers
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Constitutional Law, Public Law, UK Law, Royal Prerogative, European Union, European Union Law, Miller Case

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Law, Rights and Constitutional Politics

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 55/2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2013
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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human rights, common law rights, european convention on human rights, human rights act

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The Fundamentality of Rights at Common Law

Mark Elliott and Kirsty Hughes (eds), Common Law Constitutional Rights (Hart Publishing, 2020), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 6/2020
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2020
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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human rights, constitutional rights, fundamental rights, constitutional law, common law

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Pyrrhic Public Law: Bancoult and the Sources, Status and Content of Common Law Limitations on Prerogative Power

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Jan 2013
Mark Elliott and Amanda Perreau-Saussine
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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royal prerogative, judicial review, administrative law, constitutional law

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Foreword to: The Supreme Court and the Constitution

[2015] UK Supreme Court Review
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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British constitution, UK constitution, UK Supreme Court, parliamentary sovereignty

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Interpretative Bills of Rights and the Mystery of the Unwritten Constitution

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 51/2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2011
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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constitution, constitutional law, bill of rights, human rights, parliamentary sovereignty, human rights act 1998, New Zealand bill of rights act

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The Constitutional Role of the Judiciary if There Were a Codified Constitution

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 51/2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, public law, judicial, written constitution, codified constitution

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Justification, Calibration and Substantive Judicial Review: Putting Doctrine in its Place

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 33/2013
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2013
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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administrative law, constitutional law, judicial review, reasonableness, proportionality, deference, human rights

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Devolution in the United Kingdom: Constitutional Law and Constitutional Convention

Forthcoming in Torre (ed), Il Regno è ancora Unito? La Scozia tra indipendenza e devolution (Maggioli, Italy, 2015)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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devolution, parliamentary sovereignty, legal constitutionalism, political constitutionalism

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The United Kingdom’s Constitution and Brexit: A ‘Constitutional Moment’?

[2020] Horitsu Jiho 15–22, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 22/2020
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 May 2020 Last Revised: 28 May 2020
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, European Union law, UK law, United Kingdom constitution, Brexit

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The Proposed Scotland Bill: The Constitutional Implications of Draft Clauses 1 and 2

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 3/2015
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, British constitution, United Kingdom, Scotland, devolution, parliamentary sovereignty

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The Cambridge Companion to Public Law: Introduction

The Cambridge Companion to Public Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 10/2015
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
Mark Elliott and David Feldman
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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public law, constitutional law

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Legitimate Expectation, Consistency and Abuse of Power

Judicial Review 281, 2005
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Oct 2015
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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legitimate expectation, consistency, policy, administrative law

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Introduction to: 'The Scope and Intensity of Substantive Review: Traversing Taggart's Rainbow'

Forthcoming in H Wilberg and M Elliott (Eds), "Substantive Grounds of Review: Traversing Taggart's Rainbow" (Hart Publishing 2015)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Nov 2014
Mark Elliott and Hanna Wilberg
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Auckland - Faculty of Law
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Administrative Law, Judicial Review of Administrative Action, Standard of Review, Substantive Grounds of Review, Deference

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After Brighton: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 20/2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2012
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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european court of human rights, european convention on human rights, human rights, council of europe

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Asymmetric Devolution and Ombudsman Reform in England

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jan 2013
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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devolution, ombudsmen, public sector ombudsmen, constitutional law, United Kingdom, England, Scotland, administrative law

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Response to Ministry of Justice Consultation Paper 'Judicial Review: Proposals for Reform'

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge and University of Melbourne Law School
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public law, judicial review, government consultation, administrative law, rule of law, state powers

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Tribunal Justice, Cart and Proportionate Dispute Resolution

Cambridge Law Journal, July 2012, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 8/2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Manchester - School of Law
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tribunals, dispute resolution, judicial review, administrative law

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A Right to Administrative Justice?

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Oct 2012
Mark Elliott and Christopher F. Forsyth
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge
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human rights, administrative justice, judicial review, administrative law, constitutional law, bill of rights, human rights act

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Response to Ministry of Justice Consultation Paper CM 8703 -- Judicial Review: Proposals for Further Reform

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Nov 2013
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Judicial Power in Normative, Institutional and Doctrinal Perspective: A Response to Professor Finnis

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Jan 2016
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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judicial power, judicial review, separation of powers, constitutional law, administrative law

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Judicial Review - Why the Ministry of Justice Doesn't Get it

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Dec 2012
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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judicial review, rule of law, administrative law, constitutional law

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The Brighton Declaration: Where Now for the Human Rights Act and the Bill of Rights Debate?

United Kingdom Constitutional Law Group Blog, 2012, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 11/2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2012
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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human rights, European Convention on Human Rights, European Court of Human Rights

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The Draft Brighton Declaration, the Human Rights Act, and the Bill of Rights Debate

UK Constitutional Law Group Blog, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Mar 2012
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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European convention on human rights, European court of human rights, human rights act 1998, UK Bill of Rights

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Response to Ministry of Justice Consultation Paper CP 14/2013 - Transforming Legal Aid: Delivering a More Credible and Efficient System

Hart Publishing Journal Judicial Review 223-236, (2013)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Aug 2013
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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legal aid, constitutional law, rule of law

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Effective Judicial Review: A Cornerstone of Good Governance

EFFECTIVE JUDICIAL REVIEW: A CORNERSTONE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE, Oxford University Press, 2010
Posted: 19 Jun 2011
University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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Judicial Review, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Constitution

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United Kingdom: Detention Without Trial and the "War on Terror"

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. 553-566, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Other Papers (3)

Total Downloads: 623
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Reflections on the HS2 Case: A Hierarchy of Domestic Constitutional Norms and the Qualified Primacy of EU Law

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 May 2014
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, European Union law, UK law, parliamentary sovereignty, legislative supremacy, EU primacy

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Judicial Review Reform — The Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 02 May 2014
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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judicial review, constitutional law, administrative law, lord chancellor, separation of powers

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Understanding the British Human-Rights Debate

Quaderni Costituzionali (Italian Journal of Constitutional Law)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 28 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2015
Mark Elliott
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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human rights, constitutional law, human rights act, european convention on human rights