Publications

Books

Chapters in edited collections

  • Mark Elliott, "From Heresy to Orthodoxy: Substantive Legitimate Expectations in English Public Law" in Matthew Groves and Greg Weeks (eds), Legitimate Expectations in the Common Law World (Hart Publishing, 2017) [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Devolution in the United Kingdom: Constitutional Law and Constitutional Convention" in Alessandro Torre (ed), Il Regno è ancora Unito? La Scozia tra indipendenza e devolution [Is the Kingdom Still United? Scotland between Independence and Devolution] (Maggioli, Italy, 2015) [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "The principle of parliamentary sovereignty in legal, political and constitutional perspective" in Jeffrey Jowell, Dawn Oliver and Colm O'Cinneide (eds), The Changing Constitution (Oxford University Press, 2015, 8th edition), 38-66
  • Mark Elliott, "Legislative supremacy in a multidimensional constitution" in Mark Elliott and David Feldman (eds), The Cambridge Companion to Public Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015), 73-95
  • Mark Elliott and David Feldman, "Introduction" in Mark Elliott and David Feldman (eds), The Cambridge Companion to Public Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015), 1-16 [SSRN full text of editors' introduction]
  • Mark Elliott, "From bifurcation to calibration: twin-track deference and the culture of justification" in Hanna Wilberg and Mark Elliott (eds), The Scope and Intensity of Substantive Review: Traversing Taggart’s Rainbow (Hart Publishing, 2015), 61-89 [SSRN full text]
  • Hanna Wilberg and Mark Elliott, "Introduction" in Hanna Wilberg and Mark Elliott (eds), The Scope and Intensity of Substantive Review: Traversing Taggart’s Rainbow (Hart Publishing, 2015), 1-16 [SSRN full text of editors' introduction]
  • Hanna Wilberg and Mark Elliott, "Modern Extensions of Substantive Review: A Survey of Themes in Taggart’s Work and in the Wider Literature" in Hanna Wilberg and Mark Elliott (eds), The Scope and Intensity of Substantive Review: Traversing Taggart’s Rainbow (Hart Publishing, 2015), 19-39
  • Hanna Wilberg and Mark Elliott, "Deference on Questions of Law: A Survey of Taggart’s Contribution and Themes in the Wider Literature" in Hanna Wilberg and Mark Elliott (eds), The Scope and Intensity of Substantive Review: Traversing Taggart’s Rainbow (Hart Publishing, 2015), 197-214
  • Mark Elliott, "Law, rights and constitutional politics" in Lodge & Gottfried (eds), Democracy in Britain: Essays in honour of James Cornford (IPPR 2014) [SSRN version of draft chapter]
  • Mark Elliott, "Ombudsmen, tribunals, inquiries: re-fashioning accountability beyond the courts" in Bamforth & Leyland (eds), Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution (OUP 2013) [SSRN version of draft chapter]
  • Mark Elliott, "Constitutional Law" in Catherine Barnard, Janet O'Sullivan and Graham Virgo (eds), What About Law? (Hart Publishing, 2011), 149-180 
  • Mark Elliott, "Proportionality and deference: the importance of a structured approach" in Christopher Forsyth, Mark Elliott, Swati Jhaveri, Anne Scully-Hill and Michael Ramsden (eds), Effective Judicial Review: A Cornerstone of Good Governance (Oxford University Press, 2010), 264-285 [SSRN working paper version]
  • Mark Elliott, "The Parole Board and the Changing Face of Public Law" in Nicola Padfield (ed), Who to Release? Parole, Fairness and Criminal Justice (Routledge, 2007) 
  • Mark Elliott, "Fundamental Rights as Interpretative Constructs: The Constitutional Logic of the Human Rights Act 1998" in Christopher Forsyth (ed), Judicial Review and the Constitution (Hart Publishing, 2000) 
  • Mark Elliott, "Judicial Creativity versus Legislative Intention? Administrative Law as a Co-operative Endeavour" in Christopher Forsyth (ed), Judicial Review and the Constitution (Hart Publishing, 2000) 

Articles

  • Mark Elliott, "The Supreme Court’s Judgment in Miller: In Search of Constitutional Principle" [2017] CLJ 000 (forthcoming) [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Miller and the Modern British Constitution" (2016) Counsel Magazine, March, 6–8 [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Judicial Power in Normative, Institutional and Doctrinal Perspective: A Response to Professor Finnis" [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Beyond the European Convention: Human Rights and the Common Law" (2015) 68 Current Legal Problems 85–117 [SSRN full text] [published version]
  • Mark Elliott, "Understanding the British Human-Rights Debate" (2015) 35 Quaderni Costituzionali 804–808 [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "A tangled constitutional web: The black-spider memos and the British constitution’s relational architecture" [2015] Public Law 539-550 [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "The Supreme Court and the Constitution" (2015) 5 United Kingdom Supreme Court Annual Review 7-12 [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Constitutional legislation, European Union Law and the nature of the United Kingdom’s contemporary constitution" (2014) 10 European Constitutional Law Review 379-392 [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, Tom Hickman, and Lawrence McNamara, "The response of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law to the government's legal aid proposals" [2013] Judicial Review 223-236 [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "A Damp Squib in the Long Grass: The Report of the Commission on a Bill of Rights" [2013] EHRLR 137-151 [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "After Brighton: Between a Rock and a Hard Place" [2012] Public Law 619-628 [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas, "Tribunal Justice and Proportionate Dispute Resolution" [2012] CLJ 297-324 [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Judicial review's scope, foundations and purposes: joining the dots" [2012] NZ L Rev 75-111 [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Interpretative Bills of Rights and the Mystery of the Unwritten Constitution" [2011] NZ L Rev 591-624 [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "A British Bill of Rights? Sounds great, until you remember that we are in Europe" (2011) 13 Parliamentary Brief 29
  • Mark Elliott, "Has the common law duty to give reasons come of age yet?" [2011] PL 56 [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "The 'war on terror', UK-style - The Detention and Deportation of Suspected Terrorists" (2010) International Journal of Constitutional Law 131
  • Mark Elliott, "Pretending you can make an aspiration into law" (2010) 12(7) Parliamentary Brief 15
  • Mark Elliott and Amanda Perreau-Saussine, "Pyrrhic Public Law: Bancoult and the Sources, Status and Content of Common Law Limitations on Prerogative Power" [2009] PL 697 [SSRN full text]
  • Stephen Bailey and Mark Elliott, "Taking Local Government Seriously: Democracy, Autonomy and the Constitution" [2009] CLJ 436 
  • Mark Elliott, "The War on Terror and the United Kingdom's Unwritten Constitution" (2007) European Journal of Legal Studies [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Bicameralism, Sovereignty, and the Unwritten Constitution" (2007) 5 International Journal of Constitutional Law 370
  • Mark Elliott, "Legitimate Expectations and the Search for Principle: Reflections on Abdi and Nadarajah" [2006] JR 281
  • Mark Elliott, "Detention without trial and the 'war on terror'" (2006) 4 International Journal of Constitutional Law 553 
  • Mark Elliott, "Asymmetric Devolution and Ombudsman Reform in England" [2006] PL 84 [SSRN full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Legitimate Expectation, Consistency and Abuse of Power" [2005] JR 281
  • Mark Elliott, "Parliamentary Sovereignty Under Pressure" (2004) 2 International Journal of Constitutional Law 545
  • Mark Elliott, "Unlawful Representations, Legitimate Expectations and Estoppel in Public Law" [2003] JR 71
  • Christopher Forsyth and Mark Elliott, "The Legitimacy of Judicial Review" [2003] PL 286
  • Mark Elliott, "Embracing Constitutional Legislation: Towards Fundamental Law?" (2003) 54 NILQ 25 [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Developments Article: Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001" (2003) 1 International Journal of Constitutional Law 334 
  • Mark Elliott, "Parliamentary Sovereignty and the New Constitutional Order: Legislative Freedom, Political Reality and Convention" (2002) 22 LS 340 
  • Mark Elliott, "Wednesbury and Proportionality: Complementary Principles of Substantive Review" [2002] JR 97
  • Mark Elliott, "The Human Rights Act 1998 and the Standard of Substantive Review" [2001] CLJ 301
  • Mark Elliott, "Scrutiny of Executive Decisions under the Human Rights Act: Exactly how Anxious?" [2001] JR 166
  • Christopher Forsyth and Mark Elliott, "The Rule of Law in Hong Kong: Immigrant Children, the Court of Final Appeal and the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress" (2000) 8 Asia-Pacific Law Review 53
  • Mark Elliott, "The Ultra Vires Doctrine in a Constitutional Setting: Still the Central Principle of Administrative Law" [1999] CLJ 129
  • Mark Elliott, "The Demise of Parliamentary Sovereignty? The Implications for Justifying Judicial Review" (1999) 115 LQR 119

Case notes

  • Mark Elliott, "The Immigration Rules, the Rule of Law and the Separation of Powers" [2012] CLJ 468-472
  • Mark Elliott, "The appearance of bias, the fair-minded and informed observer, and the 'ordinary person in Queen Square Market'" [2012] CLJ 247-250
  • Mark Elliott, "Holyrood, Westminster and Devolved Legislation" [2012] CLJ 9
  • Mark Elliott, "Invalid control orders: Void or voidable?" [2011] CLJ 22
  • Mark Elliott, "Statutory Duties, Administrative Discretion and 'Civil Rights'" [2010] CLJ 215
  • Mark Elliott, "The Government versus the Ombudsman: What Role for Judicial Review?" [2010] CLJ 1
  • Mark Elliott, "Stop Press: Kafkaesque Procedures are Unfair" [2009] CLJ 495
  • Mark Elliott, "Torture, Deportation and Extra-Judicial Detention: Instruments of the 'War on Terror'" [2009] CLJ 245
  • Mark Elliott, "British Jobs for British Doctors: Legitimate Expectations and Inter-Departmental Decision-Making" [2008] CLJ 453
  • Mark Elliott, "'Public' and 'Private': Defining the Scope of the Human Rights Act" [2007] CLJ 485
  • Mark Elliott, "Legitimate Expectations: Procedure, Substance, Policy and Proportionality" [2006] CLJ 254
  • Mark Elliott, "The Sovereignty of Parliament, the Hunting Ban, and the Parliament Acts" [2006] CLJ 1
  • Mark Elliott, "Legitimate Expectations and Unlawful Representations" [2004] CLJ 261
  • Mark Elliott, "Asylum-Seekers have Human Rights, too" [2003] CLJ 528
  • Mark Elliott, "Human Rights Review: Raising the Standard" [2001] CLJ 455
  • Mark Elliott, "Privacy, Confidentiality and Horizontality: The Case of the Celebrity Wedding Photographs" [2001] CLJ 231
  • Mark Elliott, "Legitimate Expectation: The Substantive Dimension" [2000] CLJ 421
  • Mark Elliott, "Coughlan: Substantive Protection of Legitimate Expectations Revisited" [2000] 5 JR 27
  • Mark Elliott, "Human Rights in the House of Lords: What Standard of Review?" [2000] CLJ 3
  • Mark Elliott, "The Hong Kong Immigrant Children Cases" [1999] JR 182
  • Mark Elliott, "Lightfoot: Tracing the perimeter of constitutional rights" [1998] JR 217
  • Mark Elliott, "Boddington: Rediscovering the Constitutional Logic of Administrative Law" [1998] JR 144
  • Mark Elliott, "Reconciling Constitutional Rights and Constitutional Orthodoxy" [1997] CLJ 474

Written evidence submitted in response to parliamentary inquiries and government consultations

  • Mark Elliott, Written evidence submitted to the House of Lords Constitution Committee and the House of Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee concerning the constitutional implications of Draft Clauses 1 and 2 of the proposed Scotland Bill, February 2015 [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, Tom Hickman, Stephen Grosz, Sir Jeffrey Jowell and Lawrence McNamara, Response of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law to Government Consultation Paper, Judicial Review: Proposals for Further Reform, November 2013 [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, Written evidence submitted to House of Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee's inquiry into the role of the judiciary under a codified constitution, October 2013 [full text]
  • Mark Elliott and Sir Jeffrey Jowell, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law's response to Government Consultation Paper: Judicial Review: Proposals for Reform, January 2013 [full text]
  • John Bell, Mark Elliott, David Feldman, Christopher Forsyth and Jason Varuhas, Cambridge Centre for Public Law's response to Government Consultation Paper: Judicial Review: Proposals for Reform, January 2013 [full text]
  • John Allison, John Bell, Mark Elliott, David Feldman, Christopher Forsyth, Bob Hepple, David Howarth, Kirsty Hughes, Stephanie Palmer and Emma Waring, Cambridge Centre for Public Law's Response to first consultation by Commission on a Bill of Rights, November 2011 [full text]

Selected online publications

  • Mark Elliott and Hayley J Hooper, "Critical reflections on the High Court’s judgment in R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union" (2016) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text
  • Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney, "House of Lords Constitution Committee Reports on ‘English Votes for English Laws’" (2016) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney, "House of Lords Constitution Committee Reports on Wales Bill" [full text]
  • Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney, "The House of Lords Constitution Committee Reports on Article 50" [full text]
  • Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney, "The House of Lords Constitution Committee Report on ‘The Union and Devolution’" [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Scotland has voted 'no'. What next for the UK constitution?" (2014) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text] and (2014) LSE British Politics and Policy Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "A lack of constitutional imagination lies at the heart of the Scottish independence debate" (2014) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text] and (2014) LSE British Politics and Policy Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Human Rights Reform: The Role of the Strasbourg Court" (2014) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Judicial Review Reform — The Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights" (2014) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Reflections on the HS2 case: a hierarchy of domestic constitutional norms and the qualified primacy of EU law" (2014) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Devolution, federalism and a new constitution for the UK" (2014) LSE ConstitutionUK Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Where next for the Wednesbury principle? A brief response to Lord Carnwath" (2013) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Justification, calibration and substantive judicial review: Putting doctrine in its place" (2013) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Standing and judicial review: why we all have a 'direct interest' in government according to law"  (2013) UK Human Rights Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Government pressing ahead with (most of) its proposals to restrict access to judicial review" (2013) UK Human Rights Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Devolution, the West Lothian Question and the nature of constitutional reform in the UK" (2013) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "A human rights reality check for the Home Secretary" (2013) UK Human Rights Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Judicial review - why the Ministry of Justice doesn't get it" (2012) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott and Christopher Forsyth, "A right to administrative justice?" (2012) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "The Brighton Declaration: where now for the Human Rights Act and the Bill of Rights debate?" (2012) UK Constitutional Law Group Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "The draft Brighton Declaration, the Human Rights Act, and the Bill of Rights debate" (2012) UK Constitutional Law Group Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "Law, politics and the draft Brighton Declaration" (2012) UK Human Rights Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas, "Cart and Eba - the new tribunals system and the courts" (2011) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text]
  • Mark Elliott, "The UK Bill of Rights Commission" (2011) UK Constitutional Law Blog [full text]

Conference papers, seminar presentations and public lectures

  • Mark Elliott, "Judicial Power and the United Kingdom's Changing Constitution" — Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, 6 July 2017
  • Mark Elliott, "The Constitutional Implications of the 'Great Repeal Bill'" — Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe, Scottish Parliament, 2 June 2017
  • Mark Elliott, "The Supreme Court's Judgment in Miller: An Evaluation" — University of Cambridge Centre for Public Law seminar, 22 May 2017
  • Mark Elliott, "The Miller Case and the British Constitution" — lecture at City Law School, March 2017
  • Mark Elliott, "Brexit: The Process of Leaving the EU" — University of Cambridge Brexit Week event, Cambridge, October 2016
  • Mark Elliott, "The Limits of Judicial Authority" — Public Law Project's Judicial Review Trends and Forecasts Conference 2016, Herbert Smith Freehills, October 2016
  • Mark Elliott, "The Nature of the Modern British Constitution and the Parameters of Constitutional Reform" — UK Constitutional Law Association Conference, University of Manchester, June 2015
  • Mark Elliott, "Constitutional Futures — Human Rights in UK Law" — Constitutional Futures seminar series, Queen's University Belfast, May 2015
  • Mark Elliott, "A Post-European Constitution: Plus Ça Change?" — Current Legal Problems Lecture, UCL Faculty of Laws, March 2015
  • Mark Elliott, "Teaching an Old Dog Old Tricks: The Common Law and the European Convention on Human Rights" — University of Cambridge Centre for Public Law work-in-progress seminar, February 2015
  • Mark Elliott, "Should academic lawyers blog?" – SLS Conference on the Teaching of Public Law, City Law School, June 2014
  • Mark Elliott, "Topicality in the Teaching of Public Law – A Blessing or a Curse?" – SLS Conference on the Teaching of Public Law, University of Manchester, June 2013 
  • Mark Elliott, "Devolution and the UK Constitution: Two Contrasting Readings" – workshop on "Territorial Autonomy in the UK and Spain: Issues and Challenges", Sep 2012
  • Mark Elliott, "Public law, the duty to act fairly and the IAC" – annual conference of the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), Mar 2012
  • Mark Elliott, “The Foundations, Purpose and Scope of Judicial Review" – keynote lecture, Legal Research Foundation conference, Auckland, New Zealand, April 2011
  • Mark Elliott, “A ‘British Bill of Rights’ and the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act: The Nature of Interpretative Bills of Rights” – Legal Research Foundation Public Lecture, Auckland, New Zealand, April 2011
  • Mark Elliott, “The UK's Human Rights Act: Its First Ten Years, and Its Uncertain Future” – lecture at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, March 2011 
  • Mark Elliott, “Prized Values, Twin-Track Deference and the ‘Rainbow of Review’” – staff seminar, School of Law, The University of Auckland, New Zealand, March 2011
  • Mark Elliott, “Parliamentary Sovereignty: The End of the Road?” – Lecture at The University of Auckland, New Zealand, March 2011
  • Mark Elliott, “Beyond Courts: Tribunals, Inquiries and Ombudsmen” – invited speaker at seminar on Accountability in the 21st Century Constitution, London Metropolitan University, September 2010  
  • Mark Elliott, Lecture on judicial review to the Judges of the Administrative Appeals Chamber of the Upper Tribunal, December 2009 
  • Mark Elliott, Seminar on the House of Lords’ decision in Bancoult (No 2) – invited speaker at Centre for Law, Ethics and Globalisation, School of Law, University of Southampton, November 2009  
  • Mark Elliott, Seminar on the House of Lords’ decision in Bancoult (No 2) – invited speaker at meeting of the United Kingdom Constitutional Law Group, University College London, March 2009
  • Mark Elliott, Conference on “Judicial Review: A Cornerstone of Good Governance” – invited speaker at conference organized by the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Cambridge Centre for Public Law, Hong Kong, December 2008
  • Mark Elliott, Seminar on “Proportionality and the Standard of Review after Huang” – invited commentator at Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Seminar, November 2007 
  • Mark Elliott, Conference on ‘The Parole Board and the Changing Face of Public Law’ – invited speaker at Parole Board/University of Cambridge Centre for Public Law conference, September 2006 
  • Mark Elliott, “Reflections on Abdi and Nadarajah: The Place of Abuse of Power and Proportionality in Substantive Legitimate Expectation Cases” – lecture to the Administrative Law Bar Association, March 2006
  • Mark Elliott, “Wednesbury and Proportionality: Complementary Principles of Substantive Review” - University of Cambridge Centre for Public Law, January 2002 (published in Judicial Review, vol 7, 2002, cited above)
  • Mark Elliott, “Judicial Creativity versus Legislative Intention? Administrative Law as a Co-operative Endeavour” - University of Cambridge Centre for Public Law seminar, May 1999 (published in Forsyth (ed), Judicial Review and the Constitution (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2000), cited above)

Video presentations

  • Mark Elliott, Cambridge Law Faculty Law in Focus Video: Brexit — Legally and Constitutionally, What Now? [YouTube link]
  • Mark Elliott, Cambridge Law Faculty Law in Focus Video: Human Rights in the United Kingdom — Where Now? [YouTube link]
  • Mark Elliott, University of Cambridge HE+ Project: An Introduction to Public Law by way of the Belmarsh Prison case [HE+ website]
  • Mark Elliott, Cambridge Law Faculty Law in Focus Video: House of Lords Reform [YouTube link]

Book reviews

  • Mark Elliott, Review of Soren Schonberg, Legitimate Expectations in Administrative Law [2002] PL 591
  • Mark Elliott, Review of Hilary Delany, Judicial Review of Administrative Action: A Comparative Analysis (2002) 53 NILQ 343

Selected media contributions and appearances before parliamentary committees

  • BBC Radio 4, The World This Weekend — interviewed about the constitutional implications of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, July 2017
  • BBC Radio 4, Today — previewing the Supreme Court hearing in Miller, December 2016
  • BBC Radio 4, Law in Action — speaking about the High Court's decision in the Miller case and associated matters concerned with Brexit, November 2016 [audio]
  • BBC Radio 4, Law in Action — speaking about constitutional implications of Brexit, June 2016 [audio]
  • "Nur die Ruhe!" — article on Brexit published in the print and online editions of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 23 June 2016 [German version] [English version]
  • House of Lords Constitution Committee — oral evidence on constitutional implications of proposed Scotland Bill, February 2015 [written evidence]
  • House of Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee — oral evidence on constitutional implications of proposed Scotland Bill, February 2015 [written evidence]
  • Die Tageszeitung — interview about constitutional reform in the UK following Scottish referendum, October 2014
  • Voice of Russia Radio — interview about Conservative Party's proposals for a British Bill of Rights, October 2014
  • The Economist — interview about Conservative Party's proposals for a British Bill of Rights, October 2014
  • BBC Radio Cambridgeshire — interview about Conservative Party's proposals for a British Bill of Rights, October 2014
  • Bloomberg Businessweek — interview about constitutional implications of Scottish referendum, September 2014
  • Radio Free Europe — interview about constitutional implications of Scottish referendum, September 2014
  • BBC World News Tonight — interview about constitutional implications of Scottish referendum, September 2014
  • Les Echos — interview about Scottish independence debate, September 2014
  • Slate.fr — interview about Scottish independence debate, August 2014
  • The Economist — interview about public inquiries, July 2014

Other work

I wrote several lectures for Lord Irvine of Lairg when he was Lord Chancellor in the Blair Government. A number of those lectures can be found in Lord Irvine's edited collection: Human Rights, Constitutional Law and the Development of the English Legal System (Hart Publishing, 2003). 

  • The James Madison Memorial Lecture 2000, “Sovereignty in Perspective: Historical Foundations, New Horizons” (2001) 76 New York University Law Review 1-22 and Irvine, Human Rights, Constitutional Law and the Development of the English Legal System (Hart Publishing, 2003), 227-250 
  • “Constitutional Values in Britain and America: A Comparative Perspective”, Lecture at Boston University, September 2000
  • The Keynote Address to the Britain in Europe Conference, University of Oxford, April 2000, “The Influence of Europe on Public Law in the United Kingdom” published in Markesinis, The Clifford Chance Millennium Lectures: The Coming Together of the Common Law and the Civil Law (Hart Publishing, 2000) and in Irvine, Human Rights, Constitutional Law and the Development of the English Legal System (Hart Publishing, 2003), 181-200 
  • The 1999 Paul Sieghart Memorial Lecture, “Activism and Restraint: Human Rights and the Interpretative Process” (1999) 10 King's Law Journal 177-197; Cambridge Centre for Public Law (ed), The Human Rights Act and the Criminal and Regulatory Process (Hart Publishing, 1999), 11-24; Butler (ed), Human Rights for the New Millennium (Kluwer, 2000), 1-32; Irvine, Human Rights, Constitutional Law and the Development of the English Legal System (Hart Publishing, 2003), 57-86 
  • The Singapore Academy of Law Annual Lecture 1999, “The Modern Development of Public Law in Britain and the Special Impact of European Law”  (1999) 11 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 265-283 [full text]
  • Lecture at the High Court, Hong Kong, “Principle and Pragmatism: The Development of English Public Law under the Separation of Powers” published in Irvine, Human Rights, Constitutional Law and the Development of the English Legal System (Hart Publishing, 2003), 159-180
  • The 1998 National Heritage Memorial Lecture, “Constitutional Change in the United Kingdom: British Solutions to Universal Problems” (1998) 23 Journal of Supreme Court History 26-39; Irvine, Human Rights, Constitutional Law and the Development of the English Legal System (Hart Publishing, 2003), 37-56