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Revoking Article 50: Explaining the Possibility to Stop Brexit

As more and more evidence points to the fact that Brexit could become a catastrophic failure, the question of whether the notification of Article 50 can be reversed has arisen. This article explains the vital CJEU judgment, and AG Campos Sánchez-Bordona's Opinion, on the matter.

12:00, 11th December 2018
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May's Draft Brexit Deal: A True Challenge to UK Sovereignty?

Following the referendum in June 2016, politics in the UK has been dominated by Brexit negotiations over the past two years. Finally, May has proposed a draft Brexit deal. However, regardless of political leanings, there is one aspect which is wholly unacceptable: the 'joint agreement clause'.

12:00, 27th November 2018
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Parliamentary Privilege: An Outdated Right?

The #metoo campaign briefly stagnated in the UK following the granting of a temporary injunction on the identity of a high-profile allegation of sexual misconduct. However, using 'Parliamentary privilege', Lord Hain controversially revealed the identity of the alleged abuser to be Sir Philip Green.

12:00, 13th November 2018
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Constitution & Convention: What’s Stopping A Second Brexit Referendum?

The vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union on 23 June 2016 has proven difficult for many to accept. As such, there is an increasingly popular movement of citizens campaigning for a second referendum. Such a vote, however, may prove politically and legally impossible.

12:00, 9th November 2018
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Commercial Awareness: The Fortnightly Round-Up (w/b 24th April)

Understanding the complex world of commerce is vital for aspiring commercial lawyers. Keep Calm Talk Law's fortnightly round-up carries on providing a succinct and manageable guide to the commercial stories you should know about.

19:00, 30th April 2017
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Commercial Awareness: The Fortnightly Round-Up (w/b 13th March)

Understanding the complex world of commerce is vital for aspiring commercial lawyers. Keep Calm Talk Law's fortnightly round-up rumbles on, providing a succinct and manageable guide to the commercial stories you should know about.

18:00, 19th March 2017
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Carmichael: Legal Challenge to Election of Former Scottish Secretary

Scottish MP and former Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has been at the centre of a scandal that has ultimately led to a legal challenge to his election as MP for Orkney and Shetland in the recent general election. Petitioners must show 'corrupt or illegal practice', but not effect on result.

12:00, 22nd September 2015
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The General Election: Creating a Constitutional Crisis? (Part II)

In this second part article, further issues caused by the Fixed Term Parliament Act 2011 are explored. The Act makes a hung parliament more likely, leaves the PM in a precarious position on losing the Queen's Speech vote and has the potential to create 'zombie' governments. But is it redeemable?

12:00, 20th April 2015
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The General Election: Creating a Constitutional Crisis? (Part I)

The days between the election result and the formation of a government are spent in a constitutional vacuum; no government has 'formal' power. However, with minority politics becoming prevalent and this gap growing, do we need formal rules on who takes power, or will practice and convention suffice?

12:12, 31st March 2015
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