JUSTICE and the Administrative Justice Council launch report on reforming the benefits system

July 6, 2021

The joint Administrative Justice Council and JUSTICE Working Party publishes its report Reforming Benefits Decision-Making, on 8 July 2021. It makes recommendations aimed at creating a benefits system that prioritises dignity and respect and places the user at its heart. The benefits decision-making system forms a huge part of the administrative justice landscape in the […]

London Citizens and JUSTICE secure election promise on stop and search

April 29, 2021

London Citizens, a branch of community organising charity Citizens UK, have secured pledges from London Mayoral candidates to commission a £200,000 research project looking at the impact of stop and search Section 60 orders on Black communities and young Londonders.   On Wednesday 28 April, Sadiq Khan and Shaun Bailey pledged at an online assembly to look […]

JUSTICE launches timely report on racial disparities of children in the youth justice system

February 24, 2021

This Working Party of JUSTICE, which publishes its report Tackling Racial Injustice: Children and the Youth Justice System on 25 February 2021, seeks to examine the causes of BAME disproportionality in the Youth Justice System (YJS) of England and Wales. At most stages– from arrest to custody – the proportion of Black, Asian and Minority […]

JUSTICE pilots first ever worldwide virtual mock jury trial

April 29, 2020

On 23 March all new trials were suspended, due to fears that they may contribute to the spread of COVID-19. JUSTICE has a number of concerns about this. For those remanded in prison, it means an indefinite period in which their liberty is being restricted without a determination of guilt. For those remanded on bail, […]