Robert Thomas

University of Manchester - School of Law

Professor of Public Law

Oxford Road

Manchester, N/A M13 9PL

United Kingdom

http://staffprofiles.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/Profile.aspx?Id=robert.thomas

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Current Developments in UK Tribunals: Challenges for Administrative Justice

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 833 (56,468)
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English law, administrative law, tribunals, administrative justice

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A Different Tale of Judicial Power: Administrative Review as a Problematic Response to the Judicialisation of Tribunals

Public Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Nov 2018
Robert Thomas and Joe Tomlinson
University of Manchester - School of Law and University of York
Downloads 711 (69,690)

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Administrative Justice, Better Decisions, and Organisational Learning

Public Law, 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 563 (93,573)
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Administrative Law, Administrative Justice, Organisational Learning, Administrative Decision-making, Tribunals, UK

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From 'Adversarial v Inquisitorial' to 'Active, Enabling, and Investigative': Developments in UK Administrative Tribunals

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 481 (113,481)
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administrative law, administrative justice, tribunal, role of tribunal, administrative proceeding

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Assessing the Credibility of Asylum Claims: EU and UK Approaches Examined

(2006) 8 European Journal of Migration and Law 79–96
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 452 (122,215)

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Asylum determination, credibility, UK and EU law

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Current Issues in Administrative Justice: Examining Administrative Review, Better Initial Decisions, and Tribunal Reform

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Robert Thomas and Joe Tomlinson
University of Manchester - School of Law and University of Sheffield
Downloads 364 (156,487)
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Administrative Justice, Administrative Law, Public Law; Public Administration

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Tribunal Justice, Cart and Proportionate Dispute Resolution

Cambridge Law Journal, July 2012, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 8/2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 349 (163,846)
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tribunals, dispute resolution, judicial review, administrative law

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Does Outsourcing Improve or Weaken Administrative Justice? A Review of the Evidence

Public Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Feb 2021
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 243 (238,146)
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Administrative justice, Outsourcing, Redress, UK administrative law

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Transposing European Union Law in the United Kingdom: Administrative Rule-Making, Scrutiny and Better Regulation

European Public Law, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jun 2008
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 204 (280,862)

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Administrative law, transposition of EU law in the UK

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Immigration Judicial Reviews in the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber): An Analysis of Statistical Data

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 13 May 2016
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 136 (397,082)

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Administrative law, judicial review, immigration law, tribunals, judicial studies

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Legal Entitlements and Administrative Practices: Leap Exercises and Benefits Administration

The University of Manchester Legal Research Paper Series No. 22/07, R Thomas, 'Legal Entitlements and Administrative Practices: LEAP Exercises and Benefits Administration' (2022) Journal of Social Security Law (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 23 May 2022
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 129 (416,265)

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administrative law, administrative justice, social security/benefits, United Kingdom law

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Evaluating Tribunal Adjudication: Administrative Justice and Asylum Appeals

(2005) 25 Legal Studies 462-498
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 115 (451,208)
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administrative law, administrative justice, administrative tribunals, refugee and asylum adjudication

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The Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman's Report into Personal Independence Payment and Collective Administrative Justice (Pt 1)

The University of Manchester Legal Research Paper Series No. 23/15, R Thomas, 'The Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman’s Report into Personal Independence Payment and Collective Administrative Justice (Pt 1)' (2023) 30 Journal of Social Security Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Oct 2023
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 89 (537,859)

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administrative law, administrative justice, collective justice, UK disability benefits, Northern Ireland, systemic administrative improvement, public services

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The 'No Evidence' Doctrine and the Limits to Judicial Review

(1999) 8 Griffith Law Review 102-133
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Timothy H. Jones and Robert Thomas
Swansea University and University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 85 (553,439)

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Judicial Review, Australia, Administrative Law, 'No Evidence' ground

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Remodelling Social Security Appeals (Again): The Advent of Online Tribunals

Journal of Social Security Law, 2018
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Aug 2019
Robert Thomas and Joe Tomlinson
University of Manchester - School of Law and University of York
Downloads 81 (569,701)
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Immigration Judicial Reviews: An Empirical Study

Number of pages: 176
Robert Thomas and Joe Tomlinson
University of Manchester - School of Law and University of York
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Reason-Giving in English and European Community Administrative Law

European Public Law, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1997
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 65 (642,738)
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English administrative law, duty to give reasons, European administrative law

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Consistency in Asylum Adjudication: Country Guidance and the Asylum Process in the United Kingdom

International Journal of Refugee Law, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 489-532, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Robert Thomas
University of Manchester - School of Law
Downloads 58 (680,055)

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Refugee status determination, Administrative Law, Tribunals, Consistency, Country of Origin Information

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Reports of the Death of Cart are Greatly Exaggerated

This is a draft chapter that will later appear in an edited collection: Graham & Russell (eds), The Supreme Court at 15: Reflections on Public Law Cases
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Jul 2024
Robert Thomas and Joe Tomlinson
University of Manchester - School of Law and University of York
Downloads 49 (733,752)

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Judicial review, Administrative law, Constitutional law, ouster clauses