We’re recruiting-Operations Manager

Public Law Project (PLP) is looking for an Operations Manager to manage and support the effective operation of our growing charity. The successful candidate will be a team player, working closely both with other members of the finance and operations department and with our lawyers, researchers and events team to ensure they have the support

Judicial Review reform: Bad data must not lead to weaker systems

PLP has today written to the Office for Statistics Regulation, urging them to examine the use of statistics in the ongoing judicial review reform process.   There have been multiple instances of flawed use of statistics in the process so far, perhaps most notability in relation to Cart judicial reviews. On the basis of an

House of Lords Constitution Committee Report

Two weeks ago the Lords Constitution Committee published the first of three reports following its inquiry into the constitutional implications of COVID-19. This first report covers the impact of COVID-19 on the courts and cites written evidence submitted by Public Law Project.

Analysis: Government must disclose its decision-making models

Writing in the Judicial Review journal, PLP researchers Jack Maxwell and Dr Joe Tomlinson say that courts are increasingly requiring government to disclose the mathematical and technical models it uses to make decisions.

Analysis: Governments cannot ignore risk of algorithmic discrimination

Writing in the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, PLP researchers Dr Joe Tomlinson and Jack Maxwell say the trend is that courts expect governments to take responsibility for identifying algorithmic discrimination, not the general public. Read: Proving algorithmic discrimination in government decision-making Public bodies in the United Kingdom increasingly are using algorithms and big data