What Next? Legislative Authority for Triggering Article 50

The decision of the Supreme Court that Article 50 TEU cannot be invoked without Parliamentary approval means the Government must consider the form of such an Act without delay, argues Jeff King, Professor of Law at UCL, in a post first published on the UK Constitutional Law Association Blog. The Supreme Court judgment in Miller v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union on … Continue reading What Next? Legislative Authority for Triggering Article 50

In Defence of Miller

In June 2016, Jeff King, Professor of Law, UCL and Nick Barber, Associate Professor of Law, University of Oxford, argued that parliamentary approval was required before Article 50 could be triggered. At the time, their arguments were (wrongly) dismissed by various politicians and constitutional experts. Here, they present a rigorous and legally dense defence of the High Court’s recent decision that parliament must give its approval … Continue reading In Defence of Miller