The fallout over the Scottish government’s gender recognition legislation has not happened in isolation.
The common law and civil law systems are quite distinct in legal practices, principles and procedures. How government manages the difference has implications for the Cameroon Anglophone crisis.
Research shows that removing guns from violent abusers saves lives. But laws doing just that are at risk of being ruled unconstitutional, following a landmark Supreme Court guns case.
No official French version of the Constitution Act of 1867 exists in 2022. This aberration calls into question the validity of taking an oath to the King in French.
A central repository system offers practical solutions to reducing the large number of awaiting-trial inmates in Nigeria.
The intent to keep the Voice to Parliament amendment away from the courts and under the purview of parliament sets it apart from all other options for Indigenous recognition.
An oath to the King is not an oath to the person who wears the crown. It is an oath to an institution that symbolizes our system of government, a democratic constitutional monarchy.
Affirmative action, discrimination against LGBTQ people and election laws are some of the hot-button issues that the Supreme Court will tackle this fall.
Australia needs a set of clear numeric targets entrenched in our highest laws, namely our constitutions. Constitutions spell out our most sacrosanct commitments. They are hard to budge once enacted.
Major Supreme Court decisions and reversals last term are leaving some people, including this scholar on constitutional politics, wondering – what’s going on with the court?
It’s understandable some people wish to publicly grieve the Queen and offer their respects to her and the monarchy. But those who disagree with the monarchy also have a right to freedom of speech.
Small, organised groups of South Africans who are stopping undocumented foreigners from using hospitals bring the issue of migrants accessing healthcare into the spotlight.
Like Australia, Chile is facing mounting environmental pressures, such as an escalating water crisis. If the constitution is approved in September it’ll deliver profound changes to the country.
Lawmakers are seeking to downplay the role that slavery played in the development of the United States, but history tells a different story.
Lower federal court judges follow a formal code of ethics, but this does not apply to Supreme Court justices, leaving potential conflicts of interest unchecked.
A doctrine embraced by some conservatives could be adopted by the US Supreme Court. And if the court does, Americans’ political power will be dramatically limited.
Same-sex marriage and contraception rights could be under threat, if the same legal principle is used as in the recent abortion case.
The judicial theory has been a major talking point during the Supreme Court’s last term. But what does it actually mean?
The Brown v. Board of Education case, which resulted in the Supreme Court outlawing school segregation, originally started in Clarendon County, South Carolina.
Insults against religion are illegal in Nigeria’s multi-faceted legal codes.