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Friday, 24 June 2016

In the early hours of 24 June 2016, the result of the UK referendum on EU membership was announced. By a narrow but clear majority the vote was to leave the European Union. This result has begun a chain of seismic in UK and international law, and will have widespread consequences for the law and constitution in the UK.

In this video, Mark Elliott assess the immediate impact of the result.

Professor Mark Elliott is a Professor of Public Law at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of St Catharine's College. His main research interests are in the fields of constitutional and administrative law. Dr Elliott's recent publications include Elliott and Feldman, The Cambridge Companion to Public Law (CUP 2015) and Elliott and Thomas, Public Law (OUP 2014, 2nd edition). He writes a blog - - aimed at general readers, with the intention of explaining the real-world implications of public law, posts for students who are grappling with the subject, and more specialised posts that reflect Mark's research interests and projects.For more information about Dr Elliott, please refer to his staff profile.

Law in Focus is a series of short videos featuring academics from the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, addressing legal issues in current affairs and the news. These issues are examples of the many which challenge researchers and students studying undergraduate and postgraduate law at the Faculty.  Law in Focus is available on YouTube, or to subscribe to in iTunes U.

Other collections of video and audio recordings from the Faculty of Law are available at Lectures at Law.


Law in Focus on YouTube

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