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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

Judicial review during the Covid-19 pandemic (Part I)

Judicial review during the Covid-19 pandemic (Part I) By Joe Tomlinson (University of York), Jack Maxwell (Public Law Project), Jo Hynes (University of Exeter), and Emma Marshall (University of Exeter). This piece originally appeared on the Admin Law Blog on 26 May 2020 and can be found here. It is reposted with permission and thanks. … Continue reading

Online hearings and the quality of justice

Online hearings and the quality of justice By Johnny Tan (LLB student, LSE)   In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has increased the use of audio and video technology to maintain the functioning of the justice system. However, whether such measures can adequately replace face-to-face hearings and how … Continue reading