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Programme

Session 1: September 5th 13.45 - 15.15 Annex

Panel on "The Constitutional State"

Speakers:

T. R. S. Allan (Pembroke College, Cambridge)
Stuart Lakin (University of Reading)

Reply:

N. W. Barber (Trinity College, Oxford)

Session 2: September 5th 15.45 - 17.15 Annex

      2A   David Jenkins (Copenhagen):

           "Black holes and hollow promises: Limits of Anglo-American due process since 9/11"    

     2B     Kyela Leakey (Queen Mary University):

               "Leadership, law and discretion: mapping the powers of Chief Justices in three African

     2B    Ashley Savage (Northumbria):

           "Toothless Tiger or a Very Powerful Somebody Else: The Service Complaints Commissioner and Service Personnel as whistleblowers.   

      2C    J. Stanton (Kingston) and A. Bowes (Surrey):
               "The Localism Bill: The Coalition's empowerment of local communities"

Session 3 September 6th 09.00 - 10.30 Annex

3A       T.T. Arvind (York) and L. Stirton (Sheffield):
             "One for all and all for one? Policy, judicial ideology and dissent in the House of Lords"
3B       Patrick O'Brien (UCL):
           "Constructing a theory of Judicial Independence"
3C       Patrick Keyzer (Bond University, Australia):
"Access to constitutional justice: realising constitutional identity"

Session 4 September 6th 13.30 - 15.00 Annex

4A.       Philip Joseph (Canterbury, New Zealand):
          "Parliamentary privilege"
4B       Mark Ryan (Coventry)
          "Fixed-term Parliaments"
4C       Michael Gordon (Liverpool):
          "Parliamentary Sovereignty in the contemporary UK Constitution: A normative case for manner and form theory"


Available Papers and Abstracts

Fixed-term Parliaments. by Mark Ryan.
`One For All and All For One'? Policy, Judicial Ideology and Dissent in the House of Lords and Supreme Court by TT Arvind and Lindsay Stirton.
Toothless Tiger or a Very Powerful Somebody Else: The Service Complaints Commissioner and Service Personnel as whistleblowers. by Ashley Savage.
“Black Holes and Hollow Promises: Limits of Anglo-American Due Process since 9/11” by David Jenkins.
"Fixed-term Parliaments" by Mark Ryan.
The “Old Dualism”: Parliament’s Freedom of Speech by Philip Joseph.