REPLY from PAUL DALY, UNDERSTANDING ADMINISTRATIVE LAW IN THE COMMON LAW WORLD

This is the author's reply in a series of comments offered on Paul Daly's book Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World (OUP 2021) at a meeting hosted by the public law cluster at the Essex Law School on 9th March 2022 and gathering Paul Daly, John Bell (click here for his comments), Peter … Continue reading REPLY from PAUL DALY, UNDERSTANDING ADMINISTRATIVE LAW IN THE COMMON LAW WORLD

Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World (OUP 2021), by Paul Daly

I am happy to describe myself as a comparative lawyer. I studied law in my native Ireland, before doing an LLM in the United States and a PhD in the United Kingdom (where I later taught for several years). I also worked in Canada – both in the civilian tradition at the Université de Montréal … Continue reading Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World (OUP 2021), by Paul Daly

Some food for comparative thinking on the disclosure of reasons for administrative action: using comparative lenses to examine the French law of giving reasons, by Dominique Custos

The 40th anniversary of the French Act of 11th July 1979 relating to the statement of reasons of administrative decisions was the occasion for a special comparative issue of The Cahiers de la Recherche sur les Droits Fondamentaux (17 CahRDF 2019) published by the University of Caen Normandy Press (France). This issue is now available … Continue reading Some food for comparative thinking on the disclosure of reasons for administrative action: using comparative lenses to examine the French law of giving reasons, by Dominique Custos

Vicarious Liability in the Common Law World, by Paula Giliker

Vicarious liability, that is strict liability imposed on one party for the torts of another, remains controversial.  If the role of tort law is to make one party accountable to another for his or her wrongful and harmful behaviour, why should one party (usually an employer) be held strictly liable for the torts of another … Continue reading Vicarious Liability in the Common Law World, by Paula Giliker