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Half a million people didn’t take-up Universal Credit at the start of COVID-19 – and why this matters

Half a million people didn’t take-up Universal Credit at the start of COVID-19 – and why this matters By Ben Baumberg Geiger (Senior Lecturer, University of Kent, and co-lead of the ‘Welfare at a (Social) Distance’ project on the benefits system during COVID-19) In a new report, we estimate that in July/August 2020, about half a … Continue reading

Report Proposes New Legal Powers for the Victims’ Commissioner

Report Proposes New Legal Powers for the Victims’ Commissioner By Maurce Sunkin (University of Essex), Pam Cox (University of Essex) and Ruth Lamont (University of Manchester). This post first appeared on the Essex Law Research Blog here and is reposted with thanks and permission. The role of the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales – … Continue reading

(Lacking in) Methodological Rigour, Human Rights and Devolution: IRAL’s challenge is one of process as well as substance

(Lacking in) Methodological Rigour, Human Rights and Devolution: IRAL’s challenge is one of process as well as substance By Katie Boyle and Diana Camps (University of Stirling) The Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL) manifests as an example of methodological research practice that is inherently flawed from the outset. We argue here that the review … Continue reading

UKAJI’s submission to the Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL)

UKAJI submission to the Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL) By Lee Marsons, Maurice Sunkin and Theodore Konstadinides In July 2020, the Government launched an independent expert panel to review the law related to judicial review known as the ‘Independent Review of Administrative Law‘ or IRAL. The extended deadline for submissions to that panel is … Continue reading

A guide to reading the Official Statistics on judicial review in the Administrative Court

A guide to reading the Official Statistics on judicial review in the Administrative Court By Lewis Graham, Lee Marsons, Maurice Sunkin and Joe Tomlinson UKAJI is delighted to publish this guide written by Lewis Graham (University of Cambridge), Lee Marsons (University of Essex), Maurice Sunkin (University of Essex), and Joe Tomlinson (University of York) on … Continue reading