Jeff King (@jeff_a_king )

Jeff King

Bio Professor of Law, University College London; Legal Adviser, House of Lords Constitution Committee. Writing on comparative public law and constitutional theory.
Location London
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Twitter Web App : Adam Tucker on the return of physical proceedings in the Commons and its subtle and not-so-subtle implications for the rule of law. I completely agree. twitter.com/AdamJTucker/st…

Twitter Web App : In all likelihood today’s vote abolishing remote voting would not have passed if absent MPs (presumably those with must to benefit from retaining it) had been able to vote. Useful analysis from Constitution Unit 👇 twitter.com/conunit_ucl/st…

Twitter Web App : Public Evidence session for the HL Constitution Committee on digital justice under COVID-19 - virtual court hearings - to commence at 10:30am and streamed live here. Prof Dame Hazel Genn and Prof Richard Susskind: parliamentlive.tv/event/index/0f…

Twitter Web App : This will be outstanding, with two of public law's leading lights. Phillipson's evidence on this subject to the HL Constitution Comm was outstanding; Young as always the whole country's public law tutor. twitter.com/Prof_Phillipso…

iPhone : Judith Freedman Liz Hunter Absolutely! Keith has emphasized the academic neglect of the financial constitution for some time. In this piece he examines the highly significant constitutional implications of the huge expenditure for the job retention scheme among others.

iPhone : This piece by Keith Ewing, which poses the most effective challenge to my own view on the main coronavirus regs that I've come across, is absolutely outstanding in a way only his unique combination of talents and ascerbic scepticism can deliver. twitter.com/colmocinneide/…

iPhone : Are you a talented public international law enthusiast? Join an exciting new ERC funded project on 'State Silence' UCL Faculty of Laws as Research Assistant (from 1 September for 2 years)! Applications deadline 31 May 2020. Apply here: bit.ly/2Z88ewa

Twitter Web App : Charlie Falconer I agree with you. They are so transparently not urgent that I wonder whether they are lawful insofar as they have been made under a procedure that circumvents the affirmative resolution process that should normally apply to such regs under the 1984 Act.

iPhone : This is an excellent overview of the functioning of the virtual UK Parliament by, among other achievements, the lead editor of the Bible of parliamentary practice (Erskine May). twitter.com/ConUnit_UCL/st…

iPhone : Having slept on the draft Englsih Coronavirus amendment regs (I am not quite geeky enough to mean that literally).

Ok ok I probably am. But I didn't.

My thoughts are these.... [long thread]

iPhone : Ive analysed the data protection impact assessment for the NHSX Isle of Wight App trial. It indicates very significant legal flaws. The paper I have written on it can be found here: osf.io/preprints/lawa…. Ill go through the main ones in this thread 1/n