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Making the totally unacceptable slightly more palatable

In this post, Michael Adler examines a recent report on benefit sanctions from the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee and considers that its proposals for change are to be welcomed but are disappointing in that they make a system that is unacceptable only slightly more palatable.[1] By Michael Adler In its latest report … Continue reading

Public law and administrative decision-making: Two key questions for research

By Joe Tomlinson This post, based on a seminar held at King’s College London and supported by the Public Law Project and the UK Administrative Justice Institute, examines the potential for the further development of research at the intersection of public law and administrative decision-making. Speakers at the event included Dr Bernardo Zacka (MIT), Dr … Continue reading

Book review: Responsive Legality: The New Administrative Justice

By Naomi Creutzfeldt In this blog post, Naomi Creutzfeldt reviews a new book by Zach Richards, Responsive Legality: The New Administrative Justice (Routledge 2019). In his recent book, Zach Richards presents a theory of administrative justice for the 21st century: responsive legality. He argues that ‘responsive legality is the new justifying logic of twenty-first-century administrative … Continue reading

UKAJI administrative justice research database

By Lee Marsons Today, I am delighted to publish on behalf of UKAJI the first step in establishing a public database of research related to administrative justice in the United Kingdom. Currently, the database contains around two hundred documents, ranging from books and journal articles, to governmental and third sector reports and House of Commons … Continue reading

Workshop on Improving Participation in Court of Protection Proceedings

By Jaime Lindsey Meaningful access to justice requires having the ability to participate in decision-making that will directly affect you. Yet analysis of participation in mental capacity law is relatively under-researched compared to other areas of law. This ESRC-funded workshop on ‘Improving participation in Court of Protection proceedings’ allowed those with an interest in participation … Continue reading