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Being Complained About: Good Practice Principles and Guidelines

By Chris Gill and Carolyn Hirst     Being Complained About: Good Practice Principles and Guidelines New guidance is being published today, which aims to help organisations provide better support to employees who have been subject to a complaint. Research shows that being complained about can significantly affect employees’ health, wellbeing, and work practice: 71% … Continue reading

Making the totally unacceptable slightly more palatable

In this post, Michael Adler examines a recent report on benefit sanctions from the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee and considers that its proposals for change are to be welcomed but are disappointing in that they make a system that is unacceptable only slightly more palatable.[1] By Michael Adler In its latest report … Continue reading

Book review: Responsive Legality: The New Administrative Justice

By Naomi Creutzfeldt In this blog post, Naomi Creutzfeldt reviews a new book by Zach Richards, Responsive Legality: The New Administrative Justice (Routledge 2019). In his recent book, Zach Richards presents a theory of administrative justice for the 21st century: responsive legality. He argues that ‘responsive legality is the new justifying logic of twenty-first-century administrative … Continue reading

UKAJI administrative justice research database

By Lee Marsons Today, I am delighted to publish on behalf of UKAJI the first step in establishing a public database of research related to administrative justice in the United Kingdom. Currently, the database contains around two hundred documents, ranging from books and journal articles, to governmental and third sector reports and House of Commons … Continue reading

Book Review: Nobody’s Law: Legal Consciousness and Legal Alienation in Everyday Life

By Dr Zach Richards In this blog post, Zach Richards reviews a new book by Marc Hertogh, Nobody’s Law: Legal Consciousness and Legal Alienation in Everyday Life (2018, Palgrave Socio-Legal Studies). Marc Hertogh’s recent book Nobody’s Law makes a valuable contribution to socio-legal studies of administrative justice. The clear, well-written text published in the Palgrave MacMillan … Continue reading