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Conference: Comparative public law in Europe – Opportunities and Challenges

You are warmly invited to the conference “Comparative public law in Europe – Opportunities and Challenges”, organised at the British Academy (10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5AH) on 24th March 2017 (from 8:45am to 17:30pm). The conference is organised by the Essex School of Law and financially supported by a British Academy … Continue reading

Researching users’ perspectives – report from a UKAJI workshop

On 26 January 2017, UKAJI hosted an interactive workshop on researching the perspectives of users of administrative justice. Below are a summary of the event and links to papers and presentations. Background Understanding ‘users’ perspectives’ is one of the most sought-after aspects within administrative justice and also one of the most complex to research and … Continue reading

Invitation – Brexit debate

Interested in exploring the administrative justice implications of Brexit? Join in the debate…. The University of Essex School of Law invites you to join the debate and put your questions to our panel of experts. Monday 23rd January 2017, from 6pm Members of the public, students and staff are all welcome to attend. Dr Tom Cornford, Senior … Continue reading

International workshop on measuring effective access to justice – an overview

  The following overview sets out a summary of a recent workshop on access to justice hosted by the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) and Organisation of Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). It was held in Paris, at the OECD Conference Centre, on 3-4 November 2016. By Cris Coxon About the workshop The Open Society … Continue reading

Deadline looms for new SLSA Stream: Social rights, citizenship and the welfare state

By Ciara Fitzpatrick The establishment of this new stream at the annual Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference (on 5-7 April 2017, at Newcastle University) reflects the prevalence of current debates on social rights, citizenship, and the welfare state. The convenors consider that there is no area of law more closely aligned with the social and the … Continue reading