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What’s new in administrative justice, November 2017

Parliament

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill has begun its Committee stage in the House of Commons. The government has given assurances that parliament will be given a vote on whether or not to accept the deal agreed upon. 1,457 more words

Ombuds And Reviewers

Three very different current Bills affecting general insurance are worth following, with each moving at its own pace

The Financial Guidance and Claims Bill is well-advanced in the Lords – it gets a third reading today – and is due to get to the Commons early next year. 543 more words

Policy

Regina youth home abuse claim settlements top $2.7 million

The Saskatchewan government has continued to quietly settle dozens of decades-old physical and sexual abuse claims brought forward in a 10-year-old class action lawsuit centred on a youth jail in Regina. 515 more words

Local News

Revisiting the turn to ‘users’ in administrative justice

By Joe Tomlinson

In this post, Joe Tomlinson explores critiques of the current focus on ‘users’ of administrative justice and suggests that grasping the multiple conflicting understandings of ‘user’ can help to clarify the underlying concerns about user-focused design. 2,749 more words

System Design

Saskatoon man unexpectedly pleads guilty to New Year’s stabbing murder

After standing trial for three days in Saskatoon, a man accused of stabbing his victim 18 times on New Year’s Day in 2013 unexpectedly pleaded guilty. 208 more words

Crime

We all saw it coming: Reflections on the Transforming Rehabilitation Agenda

The recent reforms to the probation service were examined in the BBC Panorama programme ‘Out of Jail: Free to Offend Again?’ The title of the programme struck me with a clear sense of ‘we told you so’ given the warnings and concerns raised by those working within the probation service and colleagues in criminology departments. 993 more words

Criminology

British prisoners say conditions are so bad they are being 'tortured'

(Originally posted at Yahoo News)

A new report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons reveals conditions are so cramped and ventilation so bad many prisoners are having their human rights breached. 1,398 more words

Georgie Darling