Tierney S & Boyle K (2014) Human Rights in Transition: The Proposed Interim Constitution for Scotland. [Blog Post] 04.08.2014. https://www.centreonconstitutionalchange.ac.uk/publications/research-briefings/human-rights-transition-proposed-interim-constitution-scotland
First paragraph: The framework for human rights protection contained in the Scottish Government’s recent publication, the Scottish Independence Bill: A Consultation on an Interim Constitution for Scotland (see Boyle, Tierney and McHarg) is notable in promising a more robust form of legal protection for fundamental rights (what we might call a 'rights affirmative' constitutional arrangement) at a time when the prevailing mood in Whitehall is for a restriction in the role of the courts.
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UK Constitutional Law Association