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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

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 papers: Identity, Security, Democracy: Challenges for Public Law

By Carol Harlow The International Society of Public Law (ICON.S) has recently opened an initiative to gain a higher profile for administrative law within the relatively new organisation. In connection with this, a group headed by Joana Mendes, Professor of Comparative Administrative Law in the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance at the University of … Continue reading

CAROA 2017: A Caribbean cocktail, stirred but not shaken, on the island of Bonaire

By Nick O’Brien As reported with anticipation in the Curacao Chronicle and other local media on 8 June 2017, the Caribbean Ombudsman Association (CAROA) held its ninth biennial conference on the island of Bonaire in the Dutch Antilles the following week between 11-15 June 2017. The theme of the conference was ‘The Ombudsman – A … Continue reading