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UK Administrative Justice Institute

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UK Administrative Justice Institute has written 35 posts for UKAJI

Book review – Radical Help: How We Can Remake the Relationships Between Us and Revolutionise the Welfare State, by Hilary Cottam (2018)

Book Review Radical Help: How We Can Remake the Relationships Between Us and Revolutionise the Welfare State. By Hilary Cottam. 2018. 308pp. By Carolyn Hirst I first read Radical Help by Hilary Cottam in October last year and I have been urging people to read it ever since. So I am delighted to have the … Continue reading

‘Cruel and discriminatory’: new research on prosecuting parents for school absence

By Margaret Doyle   Recent research on the prosecution of parents for not ensuring their child’s regular attendance at school has highlighted the anxiety caused by threats of legal action and the disproportionate impact on women. Many, if not most, of the pupils who are ‘school refusers’ have special educational needs and/or disabilities. This blog … Continue reading

Ombudsman Schemes in the Banking Sector and How They Can Enhance Access to Justice

By Kelly Shuttleworth This post is based on the Report ‘Ombudsman schemes and effective access to justice: A study of international practices and trends’  written for the IBA by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law and a related seminar held at the Bingham Centre on 6th December 2018. For wider reading, please see … Continue reading

Christmas break and call for submissions for the new year

At UKAJI, we will be taking a short break for Christmas and new year, and will return with new content in early January 2019. We would like to take the opportunity to warmly thank those who have contributed to UKAJI over the last year, including our writers and readers. We would particularly like to thank … Continue reading

Senior Lectureship in ADR at Essex

Searching for a public lawyer interested in ADR …. UKAJI colleagues based at Essex would like to draw attention to a post currently advertised for a Senior Lectureship in Alternative Dispute Resolution, based in Essex Law School (closing date 6 June). Although the remit of the post is widely drawn to include possible interests in either public or private … Continue reading