A review of Marco Duranti, The Conservative Human Rights Revolution: European Identity, Transnational Politics, and the Origins of the European Convention (Oxford University Press, 2016).
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The Institute of International Economic Law at Georgetown Law has recently published a book detailing the legal implications of “Brexit,” or the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU.
It’s official: as of today, the Government of the United Kingdom has notified the European Union of its departure.
As the recent, seminal BKA-Act Case shows, Germany wants to be seen as a beacon for privacy and data protection in our anxious, big-data era while also benefitting from a blood-and-iron security regime.
In an overwhelming show of “Brexit” support, the British House of Commons has voted to support a bill that grants Prime Minister Theresa May the power to begin Brexit negotiations.
Affirming a lower court decision, the UK Supreme Court has held that, despite the referendum in June 2016 calling for withdrawal from the European Union, Britain cannot withdraw from the Union without parliamentary approval.
The debate between “hard” Brexit and “soft” Brexit is finally over. After months of ambiguity, British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday clarified her government’s strategic objectives, just in time for the start of negotiations in March: May is taking a hard line.
A primer on the UK’s High Court of Justice ruling this morning that the Prime Minister may not begin the Brexecution process by unilaterally triggering the U.K.’s exit from the EU under Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union (TEU).
The push-and-pull between immigration and the other three freedoms key to the EU—the free movement of goods, capital, and services—is perhaps the most divisive issue in the Brexit saga.
In this piece, I’m going to outline several of the myriad trade issues that the U.K. and EU negotiators will have to sort out to make Brexit a reality.