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Joe Tomlinson: A Review of Reimagining Administrative Justice: Human Rights in Small Places by Margaret Doyle and Nick O’Brien

Joe Tomlinson: A Review of Reimagining Administrative Justice: Human Rights in Small Places by Margaret Doyle and Nick O’Brien I disagree with a number of the claims advanced in Margaret Doyle and Nick O’Brien’s Reimagining Administrative Justice: Human Rights in Small Places. But, in so doing, I was forced to examine some of my most … Continue reading

UKAJI’s submission to the IRAL – a summary

UKAJI’s submission to the IRAL – a summary By Lee Marsons, Maurice Sunkin and Theodore Konstadinides (University of Essex). A version of this post initially appeared on the UKCLA blog on 26 October 2020 and can be found here. On 20 October, the UK Administrative Justice Institute (UKAJI) made available on its website its submission … Continue reading

UKAJI’s submission to the Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL)

UKAJI submission to the Independent Review of Administrative Law (IRAL) By Lee Marsons, Maurice Sunkin and Theodore Konstadinides In July 2020, the Government launched an independent expert panel to review the law related to judicial review known as the ‘Independent Review of Administrative Law‘ or IRAL. The extended deadline for submissions to that panel is … Continue reading

A Manifesto for Ombudsman Reform

A Manifesto for Ombudsman Reform     Richard Kirkham (University of Sheffield) and Chris Gill (University of Glasgow)   As we write this post, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by events set in train by the Coronavirus epidemic. UKAJI has helpfully detailed the scale of administrative justice matters that need urgent attention. In that … Continue reading

Online hearings and the quality of justice

Online hearings and the quality of justice By Johnny Tan (LLB student, LSE)   In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has increased the use of audio and video technology to maintain the functioning of the justice system. However, whether such measures can adequately replace face-to-face hearings and how … Continue reading