Dr Conor Casey

Dr Conor Casey is Lecturer in Law at the University of Liverpool

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Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Migration) Bill

  Download Publication   Online Reader A new research note published by Policy Exchange today recommends that the House of Commons support the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Migration) Bill when it receives its second reading tomorrow (Tuesday 12 December). The Bill is described as an “intelligent and broadly effective response to the Supreme Court’s recent Rwanda judgment”.  The Bill does not reject that judgment, or disrespect the Supreme Court […]

Government Lawyers, the Civil Service Code, and the Rule of Law

Download Publication Online Reader A new research note published by Policy Exchange today argues that there is no constitutional or legal basis for any Government lawyer, even the Attorney General, to refuse to approve the introduction of legislation to Parliament seeking to change domestic law –  even if the legislation risks creating tension with the UK’s international law obligations. Related Publications

Between Law and Politics

  Download Publication   Online Reader This report considers the constitutional role of the Law Officers and defends the institutional status quo. The current configuration of the Attorney General (and Solicitor General), as a law officer with legal and political dimensions, works well. Moving to an alternative (apolitical, technocratic) model of Attorney General would risk excessive legalisation of policy and would reduce political accountability. Related Publications

Crossing the Line?

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Download Publication This paper defends the legitimacy of the Attorney General’s decision to offer public remarks on judicial review and rejects the characterisation that they pushed impermissibly at the boundaries of her office. The paper outlines the role and responsibilities of the Attorney General’s office, noting the tension between the political and […]

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