The Throwback of a ‘Modern Bill of Rights’

Professor Fiona de Londras discusses the Government’s proposals regarding “Modern Bill of Rights”

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When one comes, as I do, from a post-colonial constitutional setting designed, to some extent, in opposition to the UK’s constitutional arrangements, the idea of the political constitution takes some getting used to. A decade into living and teaching here I feel more familiar with it now, but it is nevertheless still interesting to see how persistent many of its points of tensions are. One of those is how human rights are protected...