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Improving Exceptional Case Funding: Providers’ Perspectives

Improving Exceptional Case Funding: Providers’ Perspectives     By Joe Tomlinson and Emma Marshall   When the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) came into effect, a new Exceptional Case Funding (ECF) scheme was introduced. ECF was intended to offer a ‘safety net’ to ensure that legal aid would still be … Continue reading

Book review: The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment, by Amelia Gentleman (Faber & Faber 2019)

Book review: The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment, by Amelia Gentleman (Faber & Faber 2019)       ‘This is a story about who gets listened to in Britain and who gets ignored. It’s about race, poverty and marginalisation.’ Amelia Gentleman, The Windrush Betrayal   By Margaret Doyle   There are many stories told … 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

The EU Settlement Scheme: Trends and Forecasts

The EU Settlement Scheme: Trends and Forecasts   By Alice Welsh & Joe Tomlinson (University of York and Public Law Project)     The EU Settlement Scheme was established to allow EU citizens resident in the UK to apply to remain in the UK after Brexit. The Scheme is novel and complex in various respects … Continue reading

UKAJI’s ‘Emotions in Administrative Justice’ Blog Series – Call for Contributions

UKAJI’s ‘Emotions in Administrative Justice’ Blog Series – Call for Contributions   By Lee Marsons (PhD candidate, University of Essex)   In this post, UKAJI invites contributions to a new series of blogs on the theme of ‘Emotions in Administrative Justice’. Designed to explore and extend the growing but nascent research in this area, the … Continue reading