“Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”: the French Constitutional Court confirms the constitutional status and force of the principle of fraternity

by Christian Dadomo In its Decision n° 2018-717/718 QPC of 06 juillet 2018 – M. Cédric H. et autre [Délit d’aide à l’entrée, à la circulation ou au séjour irréguliers d’un étranger (Criminal offence of providing assistance to a foreigner entering, moving and residing illegally in France)], the Constitutional Court ruled that articles L. 622-1 … More “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”: the French Constitutional Court confirms the constitutional status and force of the principle of fraternity

Professor Laurent Pech’s Distinguished Professorial Address – UWE, 30 November 2017 ‘Rule of Law Backsliding in the European Union: Lessons from Hungary and Poland’

(reposted from https://bristollawschoolblog.com/2018/01/03/professor-laurent-pechs-distinguished-professorial-address-uwe-30-september-2017/) On 30 November 2017 the Bristol Law School welcomed Laurent Pech, Professor of European Law and holder of the Jean Monnet Chair of EU Public Law at Middlesex University London. The title of his Distinguished Professorial Address was ‘Rule of Law Backsliding in the European Union: Lessons from Hungary and Poland’, a … More Professor Laurent Pech’s Distinguished Professorial Address – UWE, 30 November 2017 ‘Rule of Law Backsliding in the European Union: Lessons from Hungary and Poland’

‘Climate Refugees’ and the EU: A Silent Response of what to Come?

By Adam Reuben Climate change threatens the most basic human needs and one of its major consequences will be the flow of people who will be compelled to leave their homes because of the impacts of a changing climate on their lives and livelihoods. They will, in other words, become ‘climate refugees’. ‘Climate change is … More ‘Climate Refugees’ and the EU: A Silent Response of what to Come?

Workshop: ‘Projecting Bristol and Britain to a Post-Brexit World’ – University of Bristol – 27 April 2017

By Christian Dadomo and Noëlle Quénivet The University of Bristol organised on 27 April 2017 a workshop on ‘Projecting Bristol and Britain to a Post-Brexit World’ that focused on the impact of Brexit on trade and businesses in Bristol and the South West more generally. We were invited to take part in the workshop alongside other academics … More Workshop: ‘Projecting Bristol and Britain to a Post-Brexit World’ – University of Bristol – 27 April 2017

Professor Michael Dougan’s Distinguished Professorial Address – UWE – 29 March 2017

It was with great pleasure that we welcomed Professor Michael Dougan at UWE. He shared his views on the consequences of Brexit on the UK and the EU. The title of his Address was ‘The UK outwith the EU and the EU without the UK’. His address could not have come at a better time … More Professor Michael Dougan’s Distinguished Professorial Address – UWE – 29 March 2017

Workshop: ‘Bristol in Flux: Suspended Citizenship’ – University of Bristol – 3 April 2017

By Christian Dadomo and Noëlle Quénivet In a cosmopolitan city like Bristol Brexit is bound to have a considerable impact on the local population and businesses. To gauge the effects of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union the Law School of the Bristol University organised on 3 April 2017 a Workshop … More Workshop: ‘Bristol in Flux: Suspended Citizenship’ – University of Bristol – 3 April 2017