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Ten Years of the Administrative Court in Wales: Success or Failure?

“Ten Years of the Administrative Court in Wales: Success or Failure?”   By Sarah Nason (Bangor Law School) and David Gardner (No 5 Chambers)   At the 2019 Legal Wales Conference, David Gardner and Sarah Nason concluded that the Administrative Court in Wales has been a constitutional success and a jurisdictional improvement. On the other … Continue reading

Improving legal participation: what is legal participation?

Improving legal participation: what is legal participation?    By Grainne McKeever (University of Ulster)   Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights on the right to a fair trial recognises the importance of individual citizens being able to participate effectively in the legal resolution of their disputes. The core value of participation is … Continue reading

How Immigration Judicial Review Works

How immigration judicial review works    Robert Thomas (R) and Joe Tomlinson (L)      Two years ago on this blog, we drew attention to the immigration judicial review system—by far the most active area of judicial review litigation and the vast majority of all judicial reviews in England and Wales. In that post, we … Continue reading

Lowering or raising the language barrier? Reflections on interpretation, translation and the digitalisation of immigration tribunals.

Lowering or raising the language barrier? Reflections on interpretation, translation and the digitalisation of immigration tribunals.   By Sarah Craig (University of Glasgow)   Providing an interpreter addresses individuals’ access to justice rights, and it also promotes accountable decisions, based on appropriately translated information.[i]  But interpreting in justice settings is not straightforward, and digitalisation adds … Continue reading

Researching mental capacity disputes: The role of mediation in improving participation in the Court of Protection

Researching mental capacity disputes: The role of mediation in improving participation in the Court of Protection   By Jaime Lindsey (University of Essex)   It is important that people are involved in decisions which directly affect their lives. Research has shown many benefits of participation in decision-making processes ranging from improving the quality of the … Continue reading