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New Report: The Digitalisation of Tribunals

Tribunals are a major part of the administrative justice system. The Government has begun to introduce digital procedures in tribunals but the full details of the changes remain to be seen. This report—commissioned by the UK Administrative Justice Institute—outlines ‘what we know and what we need to know’ about the digitalisation of tribunals. It takes … Continue reading

Call for Papers: Big Data and Law: New Challenges Beyond Data Protection

The University of Milan is organising the first edition of its doctoral seminar in Public, International and European Law on 15, 16 and 17 October 2018 and has put out a call for papers from PhD students. The theme is Big Data and Law: New Challenges Beyond Data Protection. The doctoral seminar will start with a … Continue reading

Call for participation: Researching administrative power workshop

Researching administrative power The dramatic Grenfell Tower fire in London in 2017 illustrates poignantly the need to articulate specific administrative fields (fire inspections, building material regulation, poverty alleviation, housing, financial support to vulnerable communities) and to develop responses across the administrative system (regulation, accountability, learning from past mistakes). Rule-making and implementation of administrative decisions are indeed becoming embedded in … Continue reading

Where do we need to go with research? Launch of UKAJI’s Research Roadmap for administrative justice

On 6 December 2017, at the University of Essex in Colchester, we celebrated the work of UKAJI’s phase 1 and presented a summary of our research roadmap, which sets out the challenges, opportunities and priorities for research in administrative justice over the next five years. We were joined by a range of the stakeholders who … Continue reading

Conference launches research and guidance on supporting employees who have been complained about

A conference co-organised by the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO), Queen Margaret University (QMU), and the University of Glasgow took place in Edinburgh on Tuesday 5 December. The conference explored how best to support public-service employees who have been subject to a complaint. The conference launched an SPSO report on ‘Making Complaints Work for Everyone’. … Continue reading