The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal over a High Court judge’s dismissal of a legal challenge to the government’s decision to end the ‘Everyone’ initiative which was launched to get the homeless out shelter from the streets during the pandemic. The applicant in ZLL, R (OnRead More →

A disturbing trend continues to infiltrate courtrooms across the country where third-party groups – including Wall Street hedge funds, institutional investors and private companies – are providing money to litigators in exchange for a portion of any financial recovery from litigation. These groups are pouring millions of dollars into classRead More →

LANSING — Michigan’s Task Force on Juvenile Justice Reform has met to approve a comprehensive set of recommendations aimed at transforming Michigan’s juvenile justice system. These recommendations are based on an unprecedented assessment of Michigan’s juvenile justice system and are grounded in what research shows works to improve community safety,Read More →

WATCH: Report reveals racial disparities in Shelby County’s youth justice system WATCH: Report reveals racial disparities in Shelby County’s youth justice system MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A criminal justice reform advocacy group on Monday accused Shelby County leaders of failing black children in Memphis. “There are far too many black childrenRead More →

The Telangana High Court has recently observed that the judicial review exercised by the Court in contractual matters is very limited and that unless bad faith and arbitrariness are demonstrated, the Court cannot intervene in the administrative action. The sighting came from Judge G. Radha Rani in a written petitionRead More →

Part 18 of the CPR empowers the court to order a party to the proceeding to provide additional information, where necessary to resolve disputes. Requests for orders under CPR18 are very rare in judicial review cases, but two recent Administrative Court decisions illustrate the type of circumstances in which ordersRead More →

THE Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) detention centers have exceeded their combined carrying capacity of 58,278 by more than 16,000, a development that has continued to fuel aggression among inmates and overload the system. Speaking at the second Comptroller General of Corrections Retreat held in Sokoto, Comptroller General of Corrections (CGC)Read More →

The Supreme Court explained the scope of judicial review of the action of the administrative authority on the basis of its subjective opinion or satisfaction. “Action based on subjective opinion or satisfaction may be examined judicially first to determine the existence of the facts or circumstances on the basis ofRead More →

Evidentral’s ecosystem of integrated technologies and workflow automation tools for digital evidence management will streamline the forensic process across multiple public safety and justice agencies for a large county in Washington State HOBOKEN, NJ, July 14, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PLEASANT (Nasdaq: NICE) today announced that multiple county agencies in Washington State, includingRead More →

Rainbow TV had its broadcast license revoked on June 8, 2022 by the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) for substantial breach of its broadcast obligations by not paying the annual license fee. The deadline given to the broadcaster to honor the payment — which had a consultation grace period betweenRead More →

Rainbow TV had its broadcast license revoked on June 8, 2022 by the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) for substantial breach of its broadcast obligations by not paying the annual license fee. When MACRA received the payment, the regulator wrote to Rainbow TV that: “Unfortunately, please be aware that anyRead More →

On May 10, 2022, the Court of Appeal (certificate of authenticity) dismissed an appeal by veterinary pharmaceutical manufacturer, Arthropharm, against the High Court’s decision (CS) rejection of its judicial review (J.R.) challenge against the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA). The HC and COA found that Arthropharm JR’s challenge was takenRead More →

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Gemma O’Doherty and John Waters in their unsuccessful challenge to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions from spring 2020. The appeal concerned whether the claimants were required to present evidence expert on the proportionality of the measures adopted. by the government and the effect onRead More →

An open letter, signed by 15 retired judges, 77 former bureaucrats and 25 army veterans, condemned the “unfortunate and unprecedented comments” made by the two Supreme Court justices – Justice Surya Kant and Justice JB Pardiwala – during BJP hearing Spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s petition for transfer of various FIRs registeredRead More →

“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 →