Aileen McHarg

University of Strathclyde
Professor Of Public Law

RT @golau_podcast: Prof Danny Dorling's research has provoked debate about Wales's vote for #Brexit in 2016. For another perspective you ca…

7 hours ago

RT @UKandEU: John Curtice @whatukthinks on increasing indyref2 support: "All of this increase in support for Yes registered by the polls ha…

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RT @asenevents: CALL FOR PAPERS ASEN Annual Conference 'Nationalism and Multiculturalism' 22-23 April at @EdinburghUni Abstract Submis…

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This week marks 5 years since #indyref. What has changed? What remains the same? @McEwen_Nicola @MalcH @EveVHepburn…

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Posts by this author

High Court of Justiciary and Court of Session

Devolution at Twenty: Embedding a New Constitutional Paradigm

As the Scottish Parliament returns from recess, Aileen McHarg of Durham University analyses the constitutional logic of Scottish devolution. This is a contribution to the series on twenty years of devolution.
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The Scottish Continuity Bill Reference

Aileen McHarg looks at last week’s decision by the Supreme Court in the UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill reference which demonstrates both the strength and the weakness of Holyrood as a legislature.
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EU Referendum Debate Asks Who we Most Trust to Protect Human Rights

The EU Referendum asks voters to confront whether they trust EU or UK courts, politicians or judges more when it comes to the protection of human rights, says Prof Aileen McHarg.
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The Constitutional Implications of the Rise of the SNP

Aileen McHarg looks at how the phenomenal rise of the Scottish National Party (SNP) in the wake of last year’s independence referendum has been the story of an otherwise lacklustre general election campaign.

Analysis: A Constitution for an Independent Scotland

In a post originally published at the Scottish Constitutional Futures Forum, Aileen McHarg responds to the draft constitutional bill.