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 →

The reform package in the criminal justice system approved by the Federal Cabinet bodes well, and it should see the light of day. Notwithstanding the reservations expressed by the judicial fraternity, in particular due to insufficient consultation with the stakeholders, this can always be settled amicably. But what is essentialRead More →

January 28, 2022 Elise Archer, Attorney General The latest Government Services Annual Report shows that Tasmania’s justice and corrections sectors have continued to improve in key areas. The report shows that for the 2020-21 reporting period the average daily prison population fell by 3.6% and Tasmania’s imprisonment rate of 149.2Read More →

Contact: Emile Creel STARKVILLE, Mississippi—Two researchers at the Mississippi State University Center for Social Science Research are receiving $597,000 from the National Institute of Justice to examine practices in Mississippi’s juvenile justice system. SSRC Research Professor and Associate Director Angela Robertson and Assistant Research Professor Sheena Gardner are teaming upRead 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →