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Administrative Justice in Wales and Comparative Perspectives

  By Sarah Nason The 15th September 2017 saw publication of Administrative Justice in Wales and Comparative Perspectives (University of Wales Press) (AJWCP). Publication coincided with the Legal Wales Conference at which The Rt Hon Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales praised the achievements of the Legal Wales movement over … Continue reading

New journal article published: Mapping current issues in administrative justice: austerity and the ‘more bureaucratic rationality’ approach

By Robert Thomas and Joe Tomlinson We have published a new paper in the Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law entitled “Mapping current issues in administrative justice: austerity and the ‘more bureaucratic rationality’ approach”. The paper draws upon our ESRC-funded policy seminar on administrative justice decisions, reviews, and appeals. The abstract of the paper is … Continue reading

Where do we need to go with research in administrative justice?

There’s still time to give us your views on the research needs and priorities for administrative justice. Our proposed research roadmap includes a link to an online survey an with our consultation questions. Please respond by 30 September. An overview of the consultation Since starting work nearly three years ago, UKAJI’s primary tasks have been to … Continue reading

New research: Kafkaesque and demoralising: how online critics perceive the UK’s public service ombuds

This post gives an overview of a recent study of ‘ombuds watchers’ and their online criticism of the public service ombud schemes, including the PHSO, LGO and SPSO. The researchers, Chris Gill (University of Glasgow) and Naomi Creutzfeldt (University of Westminster), have published a paper about the research: ‘The ‘Ombuds Watchers’: Collective Dissent and Legal … Continue reading

New Voices in Administrative Justice – a UKAJI workshop

Following on from the creation of the UKAJI Early Career Researchers Network in 2016, a one-day workshop – funded and supported by UKAJI – will be hosted at the University of Sheffield on 1 September 2017. The workshop will feature a range of early career researchers, along with a panel of senior researchers to discuss … Continue reading