Challenges of political party regulation in the EU: Corruption, hate crime and corporate liability

The political processes of most European countries today are dominated by one or more political parties. Political parties typically control two out of three branches of government: the legislative and the executive branch, leaving only the judiciary independent from their influence. Thus, political parties have become the centres of state power. Regardless of the type of government in which they operate, political parties have the formal duty to conform their activities with the law, while their material duty is to act for the citizen’s welfare.

Fair trial rights in the European Court of Human Rights: Recent cases

Join a discussion group for a brown bag (BYO) lunch to hear a short presentation followed by discussion.

Implications of the Brexit Supreme Court decision

On 24 January 2017, the UK Supreme Court decided that Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union could not be triggered by an exercise of prerogative power. Instead, an Act of Parliament is required.

In this seminar, Professor Henry Burmester and Dr Ryan Goss will explore some of the implications arising from the decision for the place of international law in Australian law and for fundamental constitutional law principles.

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