Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Bill of Rights

  • A new Bill of Rights for the UK. Two courts, two “masters”?

    —Carla Zoethout, Professor of Constitutional Law, Open University, The Netherlands On September 5, 2022, the Conservative Party will select a new leader – the fourth in six years. Because of the Conservatives’ majority in the UK parliament, the winner of the party leadership will automatically become Prime Minister and Johnson’s successor is likely to take over the next day.

  • The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in Hong Kong Jurisprudence

    – Simon NM Young, University of Hong Kong In my current research, I am trying to understand the influence of the Canadian Charter in Hong Kong’s development of human rights jurisprudence after returning to China in 1997. The prospects for migration were strong, though not because constitutional text had been transplanted.