Reform of Judicial Review: Looking at the evidence

This week, Public Law Project is bringing together academics, practitioners, former judges and policy experts in the first in a series of roundtable seminars on evidence-based reform of judicial review. The seminars will be chaired by Dinah Rose QC, President of Magdalen College, University of Oxford, and Professor Paul Craig, University of Oxford, and will…

8 Sep 2020


Online Immigration Appeals: A Case Study of the First-Tier Tribunal

Our Research Team has published today their report on their research into the the impact of moving courts online on immigration appeals in the first-tier tribunal. The bulk of the research examines the transition to using the online procedure to manage appeals in this Tribunal. This new system involves the introduction of a digital platform…

26 Aug 2020


Reform of judicial review is a serious constitutional step

Over the next few months, the recently announced Independent Review of Administrative Law will examine the need for reform of judicial review. Judicial review exists to ensure that public authorities act lawfully, that citizens are treated fairly and according to the law, and that high standards of governance are maintained; these are fundamental and cherished…

5 Aug 2020


Benefit Sanctions: Strategy for civil society

Drawing on our conference in early 2020 – Benefit Sanctions: What’s next? – the Public Law Project and the University of York have published a short-form strategy for civil society organisations working to improve the system. Download: Benefits Sanctions: Strategies for Civil Society Benefits Sanctions: Strategies for Civil Society outlines four main problems with the…

3 Aug 2020


JFF Trainee Solicitor Application

Do you want to train with our award-winning team of public lawyers? Being a Justice First Fellow at Public Law Project is a unique and fantastic experience. Our previous JFFs have thrived with us and gone on to good positions as public law experts after qualifying. The JFF Scheme, established by The Legal Education Foundation…

30 Jul 2020