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UK Administrative Justice Institute

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UK Administrative Justice Institute has written 67 posts for UKAJI

Reform of the administrative justice system: a plea for change and a research agenda

Reform of the administrative justice system: a plea for change and a research agenda   By Richard Kirkham (University of Sheffield) (L) and Naomi Creutzfeldt (University of Westminster) (R)       This post is a response to recent overlapping speeches given by the Senior President of Tribunals (SPT), Sir Ernest Ryder, with a particular … Continue reading

Public inquiries in Japan: Inquiries into the Fukushima nuclear disaster from a UK law perspective

Public inquiries in Japan: Inquiries into the Fukushima nuclear disaster from a UK law perspective. By Hideo Horasawa (Nanzan University and University of Essex)     It has already been more than eight years since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster which was started by the tsunami that followed the Great East Japan Earthquake on 11 … Continue reading

UKAJI August 2019 round-up

Here is UKAJI’s summary of important administrative justice news and events for August 2019. If you have anything to add to this round-up or any future round-ups, please contact Lee Marsons at lm17598@essex.ac.uk.   UKAJI blog posts: Professor Grainne McKeever (University of Ulster) posted a blog entitled, ‘Improving legal participation: what is legal participation?’ Professor … Continue reading

Improving legal participation: what is legal participation?

Improving legal participation: what is legal participation?    By Grainne McKeever (University of Ulster)   Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights on the right to a fair trial recognises the importance of individual citizens being able to participate effectively in the legal resolution of their disputes. The core value of participation is … Continue reading

Book review: Research Handbook on the Ombudsman (Hertogh & Kirkham, 2018).

Research Handbook on The Ombudsman, Marc Hertogh and Richard Kirkham (eds) (Elgar 2018) ISBN 978 1 78643 124 0 (cased) 978 1 78643 125 7 (eBook), pp 536 plus i-xiii.   By Maurice Sunkin (University of Essex)   This volume is one of a series of research handbooks that seeks to provide state – of … Continue reading