This valuable primer by Joe Tomlinson, University of Sheffield, explores what we know and what we need to know about the digitalisation of tribunals.
As followers of my blog will probably know by now, I am interested in the development of digital/online administrative tribunals in the UK, and I have been spending time researching this in recent months.
I have now created a new page on this site to provide a home for updates on the reforms and my thoughts on various related issues.
With that, I am also publishing A primer on the digitisation of administrative tribunals. This short primer sets out a framework within which the development of digital tribunals can be understood and assessed.
Four important contexts considered in the primer are: reforms to administrative justice and changes to tribunals; advances in e-government; developments in online dispute resolution; and the development of the Transforming Our Justice System proposals.
The primer concludes by suggesting that there is a need to devise and pursue a research agenda around the digitisation of tribunals. It…
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