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Public inquiries in Japan: Inquiries into the Fukushima nuclear disaster from a UK law perspective

Public inquiries in Japan: Inquiries into the Fukushima nuclear disaster from a UK law perspective. By Hideo Horasawa (Nanzan University and University of Essex)     It has already been more than eight years since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster which was started by the tsunami that followed the Great East Japan Earthquake on 11 … Continue reading

Poverty & Inequality in the UK: Proud to be British?

Poverty & Inequality in the UK: Proud to be British?   By Andrew Fagan (University of Essex)   This post was originally published on the University of Essex Human Rights Centre Blog on 27 June 2019 and can be found here. It is re-posted with the permission of Andrew Fagan, to whom UKAJI is grateful.    … Continue reading

Grenfell – an administrative justice case study, one year on

This week is the one-year anniversary of the fire at Grenfell Tower. The fire led to the deaths of 72 people; it has been called a tragedy and a preventable mass fatality, both terms implying different degrees of accountability of public bodies. We have learned much over the past year about the causes of the … Continue reading

What’s new in administrative justice, October 2017

UK Parliament The Data Protection Bill has had its second reading in the House of Lords. The Bill will repeal and replace the Data Protection Act 1998; update the UK’s data protection regime; and help to ensure that the UK and EU regimes are aligned following the UK’s departure from the EU. The Government has … Continue reading

What’s new in administrative justice, February 2016

Parliament The Government have published a new Policing and Crime Bill. The Bill would make changes in relation to police complaints procedures and collaboration between the emergency services, among many other things. The EU Justice Sub-Committee has heard evidence from Justice Secretary Michael Gove and leading academics in relation to its inquiry on the impact … Continue reading