A case is before the Kerala High Court over the Centre’s decision to revoke the television license of Malayalam news channel MediaOne on national security grounds The question of whether the state can invoke “national security” as a ground for limiting judicial review was again considered in the case ofRead More →

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 January 2022: Last Friday, Sierra Leone’s judiciary announced it would review the sentences of more than 1,000 detainees as part of what it describes as an effort to increase access to justice and decongest centres. corrections across the country. This week, from January 31, 2022 toRead More →

AN APPEAL from a High Court Judge’s decision not to grant the County Council legal action would not be supported by the Deputy Leader. Cumbria County Council received a letter from High Court Judge Stephen Davies last week refusing their application for judicial review. The council has sought the rightRead More →

Statement – Canada Withdraws Judicial Review of CHRT Capital Funding Order under First Nations Child and Family Services and Jordan’s Principle Canada News Wire OTTAWA, Ontario, January 26, 2022 OTTAWA (ON), January 26, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Honorable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services; the Honorable Mark Miller, MinisterRead More →

The evaluation of a trainee’s work and performance is the function of the employer and the court should invoke its power of judicial review only where such action is tainted with arbitrariness and caprice and the courts should keep from substituting their opinion on such matters, Delhi High Court noted.Read More →

The principles Together with our members, we have defined some fundamental principles that underpin judicial review: Maintaining checks and balances Judicial independence Eligibility Accessibility and affordability Scope Effective remedies 1. Maintaining checks and balances The fundamental purpose of judicial review is to determine whether public authorities are acting in accordanceRead More →

In judicial review proceedings, courts are concerned with the decision-making process and not with the decision itself, the Supreme Court observed in a judgment delivered today. In this case, the appellant, a chief constable, applied to the High Court for a retroactive promotion with effect from 21.01.2004. His grievance wasRead More →

The High Court of Rajasthan has reiterated that the power of judicial review conferred on the High Courts under Article 226 of the Constitution of India is one of the fundamental features of the Constitution and no legislation can nullify or limit this power. Judge Pushpendra Bhati further stated thatRead More →

A judicial review proceeding filed by former PNG Defense Force Commander Gilbert Toropo for his dismissal has been halted by the Waigani Supreme Court. Justice Derek Hartshorn, who sat as sole judge of the Supreme Court on Wednesday, stayed judicial review proceedings filed by Toropo against the National Executive CouncilRead More →

Breadcrumb Links Local News Publication date : January 07, 2022 • January 7, 2022 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Construction will continue on Epcor’s solar farm next to the EL Smith water treatment plant after a Court of Queen’s Bench ruling denied a judicial review to overturnRead More →

An umbrella organisation, acting for environmental groups, has obtained permission for a judicial review of the decision of the Marine Management Organization (MMO) to grant an amended license for the deposit of 800,000 tonnes of sludge and sediments dredged from the Severn Estuary. Tarian Hafren argues that theRead More →

Earthmoving crews rework land adjacent to the new Waukesha City Hall in May. City officials continue to consider selling the 0.69-acre parcel, which they view as a premium property that could generate new taxes. The state’s highest court has ruled unanimously that the City of Waukesha cannot seek judicial reviewRead More →

The author is a Supreme Court Advocate and former Additional Attorney General of Pakistan. Democracy in Pakistan has been interrupted by successive military interventions four times. All three constitutions – 1956, 1962 and 1973 – promised parliamentary democracy. The preambles to constitutions commonly directed that the authority of the stateRead More →

No case in recent months has created more news than the Mississippi abortion case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organizationwhose arguments the Supreme Court recently heard. Commentators from all sides of the inherently contentious issue of abortion have, often with great smugness, expressed how, at least in their views, eachRead More →

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Supreme Court has dismissed Cable Bahamas (CBL)’s application for judicial review of the Utilities and Competition Regulatory Authority’s (URCA) decision to ban the company from airing certain advertisements on Philip Brave Davis, the current Prime Minister. Supreme Court Justice Indra Charles issued her decision on Monday.Read More →

Attempts to narrow the scope of judicial review have long been on the political agenda of the Conservative Party. Following the Independent Administrative Law Review (‘IRAL’) and subsequent government consultation on judicial review reform, the then Lord Chancellor Robert Buckland introduced the Judicial Review and the Courts (‘The Bill’) inRead More →

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 reviewsRead More →

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 amicusRead More →