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Can ‘A Better Deal’ replace the Backstop?

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‘A Better Deal’ was published in December and claims to constitute an alternative to the Withdrawal Agreement, specifically a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland. But is it fit for purpose asks Dr Katy Hayward?

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The ECJ’s Wightman ruling, the “Brexit” process and the EU as a constitutional entity

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Writing the following long-read from the European University Viadrina (Frankfurt a.d. Oder), Professor Dagmar Schiek reflects on how last month’s Wightman ruling constitutes a very interesting source of reasoning, and possibly a confirmation of a more courageous Court of Justice under its current presidency.

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Sharing the Island: Brexit, ‘No Deal’ and the Constitutional Future

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In the case of a no-deal Brexit, people in Northern Ireland should be given an opportunity to express a view on future constitutional status says Professor Colin Harvey.

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The presentations from the December Brexit Clinic at Queen’s are now available to download or view

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Brexit: what does it tell us about the EU?

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The following blog is based on a presentation by Professor David Phinnemore at the launch of the report on Kent and Medway: Delivering a Brexit Border: Policing, Security, Freight and Customs at the Centre for European Studies, Canterbury Christchurch University.

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Liberty, wealth or peace: the choice offered by the Brexit deal

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When it comes to the Brexit deal, perhaps the Prime Minister’s best bet is to argue explicitly that peace should trump both wealth and freedom says Professor John Garry.

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Northern Ireland and the Withdrawal Agreement

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Dr Katy Hayward and Professor David Phinnemore reflect on the UK Withdrawal Agreement, particularly on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.

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Safeguarding Rights and Equality in Northern Ireland

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Professor Colin Harvey reflects on the draft Withdrawal Agreement with regards to rights and equality provisions.

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The island of Ireland and ‘Brexit’: a new approach

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The following article is based on Professor Dagmar Schiek’s original analysis of Ireland’s and the UK’s common EU membership in the light of Brexit which appeared in the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly.

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QPol September Brexit Clinic

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The next QPol Brexit Clinic will take place on Thursday 20 September at 12.30pm in the Moot Court Room, Main Site Tower, Queen’s University. 

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There’s a reason why Northern Ireland has been without a government for more than 500 days – Brexit

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Brexit has revived the ideologies of Irish nationalism and Ulster unionism, and reignited their most central dispute – continued union with Britain or unification with Ireland says Dr Peter McLoughlin.

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Podcast Now Available on The Future of UK Borders after Brexit Seminar

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A podcast of last week’s public seminar entitled The Future of UK Borders after Brexit is now available.

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