Regulations enacted each year by California’s more than 200 regulatory agencies may be reviewed by the judicial branch of state government to determine whether the regulation complies with the state’s Administrative Procedure Act (APA). When the judiciary reviews these regulations, what do state judges consider? First, the judiciary independently reviews
David Davis’ recent article (Be Warned: This Government Is Denying Your Right to Challenge the State, October 25) calls the government’s proposed reforms to judicial review “a clear attempt to avoid accountability”. Although the specific changes to clauses 1 and 2 of the current bill are in fact relatively limited
OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta continued today, ahead of oral arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 1, to support challenges to Senate Bill 8 (SB 8) – the ban patently unconstitutional of abortion in Texas. The Attorney General joined 24 attorneys general in filing an amicus
Former cabinet minister David Davis has pledged to lead a rebellion against the government’s changes to judicial review, calling them a disturbing assault on the justice system and an attempt to avoid accountability. Ahead of the first major test of the Judicial Review and Tribunals Bill when it will be
Rural groups have hailed the High Court’s rejection of Wild Justice’s judicial review of Defra’s most recent searing legislation in England. The judicial review had sought to disrupt the Heather and Grass Burning (England) Regulations 2021. The rules prohibit the burning of heather on the most protected sites in the
The High Court allowed a serving prisoner to lodge a judicial appeal to check whether the Legal Aid Commission was correct in refusing to represent him in a case before the Supreme Court. Peni Tuilaselase, a convicted prisoner currently being held at the Maximum Penitentiary Center, had wanted to appeal
MPs will soon have their first opportunity to debate controversial reforms to judicial oversight of government. The Judicial Review and Tribunals Bill has its second reading in the House of Commons on Monday. the invoiceannounced in the queen’s speech earlier this year, addresses two issues of concern to the government.