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Lessons in the teaching of administrative law: A review of The Anatomy of Administrative Law

Lessons in the teaching of administrative law: A review of The Anatomy of Administrative Law By Richard Kirkham (University of Sheffield) Administrative law scholarship has changed in nature in recent years. Abstract debates around ultra vires have been replaced by the more confrontational challenge to the reach of judicial review posed by conservative think-tanks and … Continue reading

(Lacking in) Methodological Rigour, Human Rights and Devolution: IRAL’s challenge is one of process as well as substance

(Lacking in) Methodological Rigour, Human Rights and Devolution: IRAL’s challenge is one of process as well as substance By Katie Boyle and Diana Camps (University of Stirling) The Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL) manifests as an example of methodological research practice that is inherently flawed from the outset. We argue here that the review … Continue reading

UKAJI’s submission to the IRAL – a summary

UKAJI’s submission to the IRAL – a summary By Lee Marsons, Maurice Sunkin and Theodore Konstadinides (University of Essex). A version of this post initially appeared on the UKCLA blog on 26 October 2020 and can be found here. On 20 October, the UK Administrative Justice Institute (UKAJI) made available on its website its submission … Continue reading

A guide to reading the Official Statistics on judicial review in the Administrative Court

A guide to reading the Official Statistics on judicial review in the Administrative Court By Lewis Graham, Lee Marsons, Maurice Sunkin and Joe Tomlinson UKAJI is delighted to publish this guide written by Lewis Graham (University of Cambridge), Lee Marsons (University of Essex), Maurice Sunkin (University of Essex), and Joe Tomlinson (University of York) on … Continue reading

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