//
archives

Research

This category contains 200 posts

Lessons in the teaching of administrative law: A review of The Anatomy of Administrative Law

Lessons in the teaching of administrative law: A review of The Anatomy of Administrative Law By Richard Kirkham (University of Sheffield) Administrative law scholarship has changed in nature in recent years. Abstract debates around ultra vires have been replaced by the more confrontational challenge to the reach of judicial review posed by conservative think-tanks and … Continue reading

Report Proposes New Legal Powers for the Victims’ Commissioner

Report Proposes New Legal Powers for the Victims’ Commissioner By Maurce Sunkin (University of Essex), Pam Cox (University of Essex) and Ruth Lamont (University of Manchester). This post first appeared on the Essex Law Research Blog here and is reposted with thanks and permission. The role of the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales – … Continue reading

(Lacking in) Methodological Rigour, Human Rights and Devolution: IRAL’s challenge is one of process as well as substance

(Lacking in) Methodological Rigour, Human Rights and Devolution: IRAL’s challenge is one of process as well as substance By Katie Boyle and Diana Camps (University of Stirling) The Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL) manifests as an example of methodological research practice that is inherently flawed from the outset. We argue here that the review … Continue reading

Contracting out and administrative justice

Contracting out and administrative justice Robert Thomas (University of Manchester) Much of the thinking and debate about administrative justice concerns the need for government to make good quality original decisions and to get things right first time. If only administrative officials could become better at making decisions and learning from their errors, then the range … Continue reading

Out of the frying pan…? Legal action research into EEA nationals’ access to welfare support during the transition and beyond.

Out of the frying pan…? Legal action research into EEA nationals’ access to welfare support during the transition and beyond Charlotte O’Brien and Alice Welsh (University of York) Even before the referendum, EEA nationals and their family members faced a host of complex legal and administrative obstacles accessing their welfare rights. As we near the … Continue reading