Claudine Constant, director of public policy advocacy for the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut, said she wears earrings whenever she is in a public space for work. A pair says, “No one wants to be poor.” “Why do we live in a society that continues to criminalize poverty? ConstantRead More →

June 16, 2022 Carotenuto Studio Legal To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Ruling on an appeal against administrative sanctions pronounced by the Consob (National Commission for Enterprises and the Stock Exchange), the Court of Cassation recently decidedRead More →

The cruel imprisonment of an innocent man, Maxwell Dele, for 11 years without trial in Lagos State is heartbreaking news that should prick the conscience of all stakeholders in Nigeria’s weakened justice system. Dele’s ordeal, which came to light after his recent release, reveals the precarious state of the justiceRead More →

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore prosecutors defended their office against criticism from the Wicomico County Sheriff and the Baltimore City Police Union following the murder of a deputy. Learn more about the 2019 Baltimore City robbery case involving Austin Davidson, the man accused of killing Wicomoco County Sheriff’s Deputy Glenn HilliardRead More →

Believing that the scope of judicial review in contractual matters, especially those requiring technical know-how, is limited, the Gujarat High Court refused to interfere with the order issued by the dispute resolution panel in which the Claimant’s challenge to show cause notices issued by Indian Oil Corporation were dismissed. TheRead More →

PETALING JAYA: The abolition of the mandatory death penalty is only the first step towards a general reduction in harsh sentences, the de facto justice minister has said. Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said it could be described as an overhaul of the country’s criminal justice system. HeRead More →

KOTA KINABALU: The judicial review application filed by the Sabah Law Society (SLS) regarding state revenue duties is a comprehensive solution to resolve outstanding issues regarding the 40% duty owed to Sabah by Putrajaya. SLS member Dr David Fung explained that their action was different from the original summons previouslyRead More →

Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the government is considering reforming the country’s criminal justice system, which includes introducing several mechanisms, such as a pre-sentence procedure. ― Photo from Bernama file By Yiswaree Palansamy Friday, June 10, 2022 2:13 PM MYT KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 – The government isRead More →

MONTREAL, June 9, 2022 /CNW/ – Advancing reconciliation requires addressing both systemic racism and the overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in the criminal justice system. Supporting culturally responsive, Indigenous-led, and community-focused justice services is essential to bringing about the systemic changes Canadians know are needed. Today, the Honorable David Lametti, MinisterRead More →

New Jersey on Monday proposed a new environmental justice rule that officials say will be the toughest in the nation by dividing nearly half of the state’s population as living in “overcrowded communities” and limiting types polluting businesses that can be built there. Under the rule, DEP could refuse anyRead More →

The state of Alabama does some things to rehabilitate juvenile offenders. There is treatment for addictions and mental health issues, as well as coaching and mentoring. It’s a story of stories. The point is who the writers are and what the experience might mean to them. “Life after death. IRead More →

A legal inquiry into the planning guidelines supporting Hendon’s redevelopment has been postponed following a change in management at Barnet Council. The delay in the judicial review hearing to consider Burroughs and Middlesex University’s Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) comes after the new Labor Administration asked for time to consider theRead More →

Parents who have fought against compulsory sex education in Wales – which the government says will ‘gradually empower learners’ from an early age on subjects such as equity, sex, gender and sexuality – have obtained a judicial review. Representing 5,000 parents and grandparents, child protection advocates Public Child Protection WalesRead More →

Parents who have fought against compulsory sex education in Wales – which the government says will ‘progressively empower learners’ from an early age on subjects such as equity, sex, gender and sexuality – have obtained a judicial review. Representing 5,000 parents and grandparents, child protection advocates Public Child Protection WalesRead More →

“We are approaching a precipice in safety, feelings of safety and confidence in the criminal justice system in our communities. This statement is found in a Community Trust in Justice (CCJ) advocacy document presented to Kelowna Council on Monday, May 30. The document covers topics such as property crimes, prolificRead More →

The High Court has dismissed a complaint against Eastleigh Borough Council over its decision to grant planning permission for a runway extension at Southampton Airport. In Goesa Ltd, R (at the request of) v Eastleigh Borough Council [2022] EWHC 1221, Holgate J. dismissed all five grounds advanced byRead More →

The Administrative Court of England and Wales recently considered whether the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), when producing a report, under the ‘Guest Review Mechanism’ (IRM), could be challenged by judicial review. Madam Justice Hill’s judgment provides a useful review of the competent authorities and illustrates the limits of judicialRead More →

The delegation from the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee has determined that Malta’s “excruciatingly slow” justice system continues to impact the quality and efficiency of justice. Speaking to journalists at Europe House at the end of the LIBE committee’s visit to Malta, committee chair Sophie in’tRead More →

On Monday, Supreme Court President Justice Esther Hayut warned that the political discourse surrounding the judiciary was devolving and warned that attacks on the judiciary were “dangerous”. “Unfortunately, civil dialogue and personal accountability have given way to confrontational rhetoric that has spawned attacks on the justice system and its judgesRead More →

Arlington County Courthouse (staff photo by Matt Blitz) A new restorative justice program launched last week in Arlington, aimed at diverting those under 26 from the criminal justice system. The Heart of Safety program, part of the county’s Restorative Arlington initiative, held its first training session early last week. TheRead More →

The High Court has ruled in favor of a Castleisland councilor who sought judicial review of the selection process for a local development council. Independent Councilor Charlie Farrelly, elected in the Municipal District of Castleisland-Corca Dhuibhne, has taken legal action against Kerry County Council after Fianna Fáil’s Mikey Sheehy andRead More →

The criminal justice system continues to operate at ‘unacceptable levels’ in England and Wales and is far from recovering from the ‘shock’ of the coronavirus pandemic, watchdogs have warned. Four high-level inspectors have joined forces to express their “serious concerns” about the situation. Charlie Taylor, Chief Inspector of Prisons, JustinRead More →

Poor knowledge and deployment of Information Technology (ICT) has undermined Nigeria’s policing and criminal justice system. The results revealed that technology and the police have been interconnected for decades, since the advent of the telephone, automobile and two-way radio. Today, technology seems to advance at a pace of geometric progression,Read More →

Human rights lawyers and Aboriginal justice groups have said the Northern Territories government’s new law setting a $15,300 cap on false imprisonment compensation will reduce government liability in prisons, and that it went against the government’s commitment to the Convention against Torture which Australia ratified in 2017. The Personal InjuryRead More →

The first application for judicial review of an arbitrator’s decision under Ontario law building law was fired. In SOTA Dental Studio Inc. c. Andrid Group Ltd.2022 ONSC 2254 (“SOTA“), a three-judge panel of the Divisional Court unanimously dismissed the owner’s application for judicial review of an arbitrator’s order requiring paymentRead More →

Monday, May 9, 2022, 12:10 p.m.Press Release: Rotorua Lakes Council The Rotorua Lakes Council will strongly oppose an application for judicial review of a decision by the Rotorua Lakes Council to bring the Rotorua District Council (Arrangements of Representation) Bill to Parliament. The application was lodged in the High CourtRead More →

On day two of the judicial review of two Greater Victoria school board trustees who were censured and suspended for bullying and harassment, lawyers debated whether the board had the authority to suspend elected officials and whether the suspension was a reasonable sanction . School District 61 administrators Diane McNallyRead More →