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Judicial review and ombuds : a systematic analysis.

Kirkham, R. and O'Loughlin, E.A. (2020) 'Judicial review and ombuds : a systematic analysis.', Public law. (10). pp. 680-700.


Presents a study of the courts' approach to reviewing the decisions of ombudsmen. Examines key features of the parties' relationship, the applicable principles of administrative law, the methodology of the survey, and its main findings on issues such as the role of statutory interpretation and the use of judicial creativity. Details the grounds on which decisions may be quashed, the uses of precedent, and the main lessons of the study.

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Publisher statement:This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in Public Law following peer review. The definitive published version Kirkham, R & O'Loughlin, EA (2020). Judicial Review and Ombuds: A Systematic Analysis. Public Law October : 680-700 is available online on Westlaw UK or from Thomson Reuters DocDel service.
Date accepted:21 February 2020
Date deposited:26 September 2020
Date of first online publication:01 October 2020
Date first made open access:14 September 2021

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