In this lecture, Professor Denis Galligan sets out the principles of Britain's unwritten or uncodified constitution, and assesses the implications for the ongoing dispute over the respective roles of Parliament, the House of Lords, and the Courts in shaping the UK's post-Brexit future.
As the UK questions its post-Referendum future, the Oxford Foundation for Law, Justice and Society invites you to a re-staging of the Putney Debates, 370 years after the original debate ushered in a new democratic order.
In this lecture, Professor Denis Galligan will spell out the principles of Britain's unwritten or uncodified constitution, and assess the implications as the UK questions it's post-Referendum future.
We are pleased to announce the publication of our latest policy brief, in which employment law expert Professor Judy Fudge argues that the governme
This policy brief outlines the problem of addressing the long-standing exploitation of migrant domestic workers by using a modern slavery and trafficking approach which is embedded in the criminal law. It explains why migrant domestic workers who enter the UK on temporary visas are vulnerable to exploitation by their employers.
Judy Fudge argues that moves by the current government to close national borders to 'unskilled' migrants have backfired. Instead, she recommends a multipronged strategy designed to regulate the labour market, which includes:
- the UK government’s ratification of the ILO's Domestic Workers Convention;
- establishing a centralized and well-funded labour inspectorate; and
- creating a firewall between immigration controls and the enforcement of labour rights.
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Dan Robinson outlines a narrow path for judges to negotiate in their decision-making on cases of free speech, in his lecture at Wolfson College.
Professor Robinson charted the historical milestones in the development of protections for fundamental rights that we take for granted today.
Across Europe and the US, the people are demonstrating their discontent with the ideas and institutions at the foundations of contemporary Western societies. In this workshop, a roundtable of experts will examine these rising populist currents and the effects on national constitutions and that of the EU.
The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society is pleased to announce the publication of a Policy Brief in conjunction with the University of Warwick