Tag Archives: Brexit

Going Between the United Kingdom and the European Union

The past is a different country: they do things differently there. So begins L. P. Hartley’s The Go-Between. With due deference to that author, so begins this blog post, looking back on the different country of 2014. In the latter … Continue reading

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An environmental court for Scotland?

This is a short (sign)post to this article in The National today, where I get a quote. The proposal itself has been raised by Donald Cameron MSP of the Scottish Conservatives. Cameron is also an advocate who knows a thing … Continue reading

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Brexit and #indyref2: now what?

If there is one thing Scotland does not need today, it is another hot take on First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s #indyref2 announcement. As such, I will keep this post short. The speech by Sturgeon today, in both tone and content, … Continue reading

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Brexit and #indyref2: what now?

In the aftermath of the Scottish #indyref, I announced a hiatus from any overtly political blogging. In the aftermath of the UK vote to leave the European Union, I suspended that hiatus when I posted some reflections on that referendum. … Continue reading

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The Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe: Position Papers

The United Kingdom’s referendum vote to leave the European Union raises many legal questions for Scotland and the other UK jurisdictions about the implementation and implications of Brexit. One initiative that aims to consider these questions is the Scottish Universities Legal … Continue reading

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Some reflections on the EU Referendum and a note on #indyref2

The UK has opted for Brexit, that much we know. There is still much that needs to happen before the UK extricates itself from the European Union. Domestic politics might yet intervene to stop Brexit. We shall see, but the … Continue reading

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