Opinion: The Full Brexit

17 Jan 2017

The Director of Cambridge's Centre for European Legal Studies offers his initial reaction to the Prime Minister's address

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Article 50 is ‘only credible way’ for Brexit, says leading EU law expert

21 Jun 2016

Cambridge law professor says Article 50 is the only legal mechanism for Brexit, countering assertions by Vote Leave ‘roadmap’ that Article 50 is “not the sole lawful means”. He says the roadmap’s proposals for ‘emergency’ legislation during exit negotiations could actually diminish rather than restore Westminster’s sovereignty.

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The (Victorian) case for a referendum on independence

18 Dec 2013

As the referendum on Scottish independence approaches in 2014, new research shows how a founding father of constitutional law in the United Kingdom was advocating a referendum at the height of the Victorian age.  His hope was that it would hold the Union together despite parliamentary initiatives to establish Home Rule in Ireland.

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