Research and reports
Published 09/01/2020 by Professor Gráinne McKeever and Dr Lucy Royal-Dawson
Network members, Law and Social Justice Professor Gráinne McKeever and Dr Lucy Royal-Dawson from Ulster University, share some news about their project 'Understanding the support needs of Litigants in Person through Human Centred Design'.
Collaboration: The UK Administrative Justice Institute are calling for contributions to their new blog series
Calling all academics; The UK Administrative Justice Institute (UKAJI) are calling for contributions to their new 'Emotions in Administrative Justice' series. Looking to explore and extend the growing research in this area, UKAJI have stated the purpose of this series is to link together administrative justice and the area of socio-legal scholarship known as 'law and emotion'.
HMCTS are holding an online event, on Thursday 23rd January 1-2pm, to provide more information and understanding about HMCTS's work in the area of family public law and adoption. The webinar will include demonstrations of a new digital process for local authorities to make applications for care and supervision orders online as well as the opportunity for individuals to provide feedback. Register today.
Spotlight On: McKenzie Friends, how has their role changed in the post-LASPO climate? + New Research
Recent calls for McKenzie friends to be prohibited from charging fees have been echoed by the Bar Council, the Law Society and the Commons Justice Committee. Tied with recent research findings on the quality of McKenzie Friend advice we take a deeper look at how McKenzie friends operate and what this could mean for their future in the sector?
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