The only certainty is uncertainty - risk to rights in the Brexit process

Grogan, Joelle ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3666-256X (2019) The only certainty is uncertainty - risk to rights in the Brexit process. In: On Brexit: Law, Justices and Injustices. Fahey, Elaine and Ahmed, Tawhida, eds. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 65-80. ISBN 9781789903003, e-ISBN 9781789903010. (doi:10.4337/9781789903010.00013)

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Abstract

This chapter exposes the uncertain future of rights in the UK following the Brexit process, adopting a taxonomy of risk that the Brexit process will pose to the framework of rights protection. It provides an overview of the envisioned Brexit process as it impacts rights and concomitant remedies for their infringement, and links this to the core question of whether there is an inherent ‘injustice’ in uncertainty. It outlines those rights which will be lost; those which are critically at risk; those which are vulnerable; and considers whether there are alternative means of protecting rights. It concludes on the argument of the injustice in the ‘knowable’ consequence of uncertainty and risk to rights which will arise as a direct consequence of the planned legal process by which the UK will withdraw from the EU.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Law
Item ID: 28289
Notes on copyright: This is a draft chapter. The final version is available in On Brexit: Law, Justices and Injustices edited by Tawhida Ahmed and Elaine Fahey, published in 2019, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789903010.00013
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Depositing User: Joelle Grogan
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2019 00:02
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2020 06:31
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/28289

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