Society of Legal Scholars

Workshop: Researching administrative power

  • Thursday 20th September 2018
  • University of Essex, Colchester

CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline 15 April 2018.

Applications are invited to participate in this two-day (20-21 September 2018) workshop, organised with the financial support of the SLS Small Projects and Events Fund.

Papers addressing one or more of the following questions will be considered:

  • The role of the law and social norms in shaping and structuring administrative power and discretion
  • How administrations make and implement decisions, alone and with public and private partners, especially how administrative power is distributed and shared in complex institutional arrangements  (for example outsourcing, combined authorities, at governmental length’s bodies?
  • Which factors (political, social, institutional, cultural) influence how administrative power is exercised and how the law provides a structure or space for administrations to balance these competing factors?

Further details at: here.