“After the national outrage at what residents and long-term care workers faced during the pandemic, we frankly expected a change in the way they were treated,” said Catherine Fortier, Assistant to the National President. “Arbitrators let down long-term care workers for a decade and staffing shortages were evident across theRead More →

Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Tanko Muhammad, has resigned following corruption allegations. President Muhammadu Buhari immediately swore in the Supreme Court’s most senior justice, Olukayode Ariwoola, as acting chief justice. Judge Muhammad leaves behind a dysfunctional judicial system. The Conversation Africa asked public law expert Abiodun Odusote what Muhammad’s successor can doRead More →

Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 10:26 a.m.Press Release: Right Honorable Winston Peters Winston Peters brought judicial review proceedings against the Speaker of the House, the Right Honorable Trevor Mallard, challenging Mr. Mallard’s issuance of a trespassing warning against Mr. Peters on April 28, 2022, which the Speaker then dismissed. retired MayRead More →

A disabled person’s application for judicial review of the City of London Corporation’s pricing policy for a bathing pond was dismissed by a High Court judge who said the claimant’s argument ‘breaches the principle of ‘ensure socio-economic equality’. In Efthimiou, R (at request of) v City of LondonRead More →

Featured on 30 billboards located near courthouses and government offices in Miami, the campaign features works by leading contemporary artists including Guerrilla Girls, Shephard Fairey, Trenton Doyle Hancock and Sam Durant. Two other renowned artists with direct experience of incarceration, Sherrill Roland and poet Faylita Hicks, round out the list.Read More →

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 →