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The Perpetual Constitution, Democracy and Rights Commission

The Perpetual Constitution, Democracy and Rights Commission By Lewis Graham (University of Cambridge) In its 2019 election manifesto, the Conservative party promised voters that it would set up the ineloquently named ‘Constitution, Democracy and Rights Commission’ (CDRC) before the end of its first year in power. The proposal raised alarm bells in some quarters at … Continue reading

Reviewing Judicial Review: The constitutional importance of the Independent Review of Administrative Law 2020

Reviewing Judicial Review: The constitutional importance of the Independent Review of Administrative Law 2020 Theodore Konstadinides, Lee Marsons and Maurice Sunkin (University of Essex) Introduction Last year, the Government committed itself to establishing a Commission on the Constitution, Democracy and Rights, which would consider reform of the UK’s constitutional order, including judicial review and the … Continue reading

Administrative law and the digital welfare state in the UK and Australia

Administrative law and the digital welfare state in the UK and Australia Jack Maxwell (Research Fellow in Public Law and Technology, Public Law Project)   Technology plays a central role in the modern welfare state. Governments are increasingly using technology to confirm identities, assess eligibility, calculate and make payments, and detect fraud. This new mode … Continue reading

Judicial review and Covid-19: reflections on the role of crowdfunding

Judicial review and Covid-19: reflections on the role of crowdfunding Sam Guy – MA Social Research student and incoming ESRC-funded PhD candidate at the University of York   The Government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been subject to significant numbers of judicial review challenges, many of which have been financed using crowdfunding. These cases, … Continue reading

Judicial Review during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Part II)

Judicial Review during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Part II)   By Joe Tomlinson (University of York), Jack Maxwell (Public Law Project), Jo Hynes (University of Exeter), and Emma Marshall (University of Exeter).   In the first part of this post, we considered how judicial review has been operating in a time of social distancing, following the … Continue reading