Monthly Archives: June 2016

Ewan Smith: What Would Happen if the Government Unlawfully Issued an Article 50 Notification without Parliamentary Approval?

Originally posted on UK Constitutional Law Association:
In “Pulling the Article 50 ‘Trigger’: Parliament’s Indispensable Role” Nick Barber, Jeff King and Tom Hickman argued that it is Parliament, and not the government, who get to decide whether to trigger an notification…

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Sionaidh Douglas-Scott: Brexit, the Referendum and the UK Parliament: Some Questions about Sovereignty

Originally posted on UK Constitutional Law Association:
So, we have the result of the Referendum, and a majority of voters have voted to leave the EU. A mantra of Leave campaigners seems to have been the desire to ‘take back…

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Franz C. Mayer: Two Years Are Two Tears Are Two Years? When Does the Brexit Countdown Actually Begin?

Originally posted on UK Constitutional Law Association:
Summer 2026. Germany has decided to leave the European Union. A few thousand votes were sufficient on the basis of a special referendum under Article 20(2) of the German constitution. The Scottish President…

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Paradigms are Made for Shifting

Originally posted on Creative by Nature:
“A new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive and move toward higher levels…” ~Albert Einstein, N.Y. Times, 1946 Over the course of the last hundred years, Western scientists have given us…

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