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Susannah Paul, University of the West of Scotland,;
Chris Gill, University of Glasgow,

The Administrative Justice stream attracts a broad range of papers, employing different methods and theoretical approaches, and covering different institutions involved in the delivery and oversight of public services. The stream welcomes papers addressing any aspect of administrative justice, including:

  • Courts, tribunals, ombudsmen, public inquiries

  • Access to justice and administrative justice reform

  • Internal redress processes within government

  • Algorithms in public administration

  • First instance decision making by public authorities

Papers addressing current controversies and/ or critical issues in administrative justice are particularly welcome:

  • Digitisation and administrative justice

Papers may cover administrative justice topics across any area of government activity including: social security, immigration, education, housing, health services, social care, etc. The stream welcomes empirical, theoretical, doctrinal, and comparative work. Papers adopting novel methodologies and interdisciplinary approaches are particularly encouraged. The stream receives papers from the international academic community, as well as PhD students.

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