On the 24th June 2020 the Academic Panel of the Administrative Justice Council hosted a webinar on Human Rights and Administrative Justice featuring the research of several Ulster Law School staff. The webinar was hosted by Brian Thompson, Senior Lecturer of Law, Liverpool University. The speakers included:
– Dr Ciara Fitzpatrick, Ulster University, presented on her joint report, commissioned by The Legal Education Foundation and The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, on the role of the law and access to legal services (or lack thereof) in creating pathways into, and out of, destitution.
– Professor Grainne McKeever, Ulster University, spoke about her research with Dr Mark Simpson on ‘Principles into Practice: Embedding dignity and respect in a Scottish social security system’.
– Professor Colm O’Cinneide, University College London, looked at the legal avenues through which social rights are indirectly protected by law at present, and the relationship between national and international human rights law in this context