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  • photo for Mick Antoniw AM, Counsel General for Wales

    Mick Antoniw AM, Counsel General for Wales

    June 1 2017 | Audio files | By Mick Antoniw AM

    The Counsel General talks to The Wales Bill, Brexit, Article 50, the Miller Judgment and the Sewell Convention. This was recorded at the PLP Wales conferecne on 27 April 2017.

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    Public law and the Investigatory Powers Bill

    November 18 2016 | Audio files | By Ben Jaffey, Cathryn McGahey QC, Graham Smith, Richard Hermer QC

    The investigatory Powers Bill (IPB) provides a legal framework to UK state surveillance, purporting to balance personal privacy with the needs of state to provide security and prevent fraud and terrorism. The panellists disucss the public law issues arising from the so called ‘snoopers charter’.

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    The limits of judicial authority

    November 3 2016 | Audio files | By Prof Mark Elliott

    There has been a good deal of discussion of late about the notion of judicial overreach, the suggestion being that "judicial power" needs to be more carefully confined than it has been in the recent past. In this talk, Mark Elliott, while acknowledging that there must be, or are, limits to judicial power, will critically examine and challenge the argument that the courts are guilty of significant overreach.





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    Public Law and Brexit

    November 2 2016 | Audio files | By Martin Chamberlain QC

    How will EU law cease to apply in the UK subsequent to 'The Great Repeal Bill'? What are the implications for the future of law referencing EU institutions? Martin considers these and many other questions addressing to our annual conference in October 2016.

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    Why Henry VIII Clauses Should be Consigned to the Dustbin of History

    November 6 2015 | Audio files | By Richard Gordon QC

    Henry VIII clauses by which Acts of Parliament may be changed by delegated legislation are a constitutional anomaly. They are derived from a time when the Crown exercised absolute power.
    In the modern age they have the potential to subvert the sovereignty of parliament and substitute executive tyranny.