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A reflection on the participation of decision-makers in administrative justice research

By Michelle Waite Decisions made by those working in administrative justice systems are often in the news, especially in the context of sickness and disability benefits. In a recent Twitter exchange I expressed the view that in order to fully understand any administrative justice system it is essential that decision-makers are included in administrative justice … Continue reading

COMMENT: Human rights: the ombudsman’s natural habitat

Nick O’Brien, Honorary Research Fellow, Liverpool University Law School, on the essential connection between human rights and ombudsmen [Note: This article is based on a presentation to the Ombudsman Association’s Equalities, Diversity and Human Rights Interest Group, 1 December 2014, House of Lords] I want to consider three important misconceptions about human rights and suggest … Continue reading