Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP170100960 [ 2017 - 2023 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Prof Denise Meyerson; Prof Catriona Mackenzie; Ms Therese MacDermott

Brief description This project aims to develop a relational theory of procedural justice, based on the quality of interactions between individuals and legal authorities. Just procedures maintain the public's trust in the legal system, but lawyers and philosophers have not studied what makes legal procedures morally justifiable. The project will use empirical studies about the public's understanding of procedural justice to enrich the normative analysis and demonstrate the value of the theory in the practical setting of tribunal proceedings. This research is expected to contribute to theoretical and practical debates about how to improve legal procedures.

Funding Amount $207,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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