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UKAJI January update

  UKAJI will be posting monthly administrative justice updates at the end of each month. If you have any updates to include in this month’s review or to include in future editions, please email Lee Marsons at lm17598@essex.ac.uk.   UKAJI blog posts: Kelly Shuttleworth (@KellyJShutts) posted a blog entitled ‘Ombudsman schemes in the banking sector … Continue reading

Book review – Radical Help: How We Can Remake the Relationships Between Us and Revolutionise the Welfare State, by Hilary Cottam (2018)

Book Review Radical Help: How We Can Remake the Relationships Between Us and Revolutionise the Welfare State. By Hilary Cottam. 2018. 308pp. By Carolyn Hirst I first read Radical Help by Hilary Cottam in October last year and I have been urging people to read it ever since. So I am delighted to have the … Continue reading

Christmas break and call for submissions for the new year

At UKAJI, we will be taking a short break for Christmas and new year, and will return with new content in early January 2019. We would like to take the opportunity to warmly thank those who have contributed to UKAJI over the last year, including our writers and readers. We would particularly like to thank … Continue reading

Responsive legality: The new administrative justice

A new publication, Responsive Legality: The new administrative justice by Dr Zach Richards (Keele University), explores the legal and moral values underpinning public decision-making in the 21st century. Zach is the winner of the UKAJI New Voices award, presented at the New Voices in Administrative Justice workshop at the University of Sheffield in September 2017. Responsive Legality is an … Continue reading

New publications explore benefits sanctions and legal consciousness

Two books of interest to the administrative justice community have recently been published. Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment by Michael Adler subjects benefit sanctions in the UK to a critique from the perspective of administrative justice. Nobody’s Law: Legal Consciousness and Legal Alienation in Everyday Life by Marc Hertogh examines legal consciousness and, through empirical … Continue reading