A Planning Court judge has dismissed a legal challenge to the London Borough of Tower Hamlets granting planning permission for the redevelopment of part of the site of a former brewery. The council had granted permission on 10 November 2021 to Old Truman Brewery Limited, the interested party,Read More →

August 24, 2022 Caroline Isaacs, executive director of Just Communities Arizona, has been advocating for decades to reinvent and improve the criminal justice system. On September 19, she will give a talk titled “Creating Safety Outside of the Punishment System,” which is the second of three webinars in the 18thRead More →

I have to remind myself from time to time that there are still people who think that government and crime are pretty much opposites. More government, less crime, that’s the vague idea in most people’s barely functioning brains. In the real world, amateur video captures two county deputiesRead More →

The Law Society of Scotland has expressed ‘serious concerns’ about a possible move to judge-only trials, insisting it would be ‘inconsistent with justice’. A Scottish Government consultation paper on reforming the justice system set out the arguments for and against changes for a possible pilot trial in court. It indicatesRead More →

PCS, Care4Calais and Detention Action have launched judicial review proceedings in the High Court, challenging the Home Secretary’s plan to return asylum seekers to Rwanda and testing the legality of the policy. We take this step to prevent our members from having to operate in a dangerous, hostile and inhumaneRead More →

Content Disclaimer: This document describes violence against transgender people, including sexual violence. An early Australian study found that transgender and gender diverse people face systemic abuse in Victoria’s criminal justice system. Published in the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, the 42-participant study shows that transgender and gender-diverseRead More →

LAHORE: A 2018 Juvenile Justice System Act (JJSA) awareness training workshop was organized by Legal Awareness Watch (LAW) in the provincial capital here on Saturday. All stakeholders, including members of civil society, juvenile court officials and journalists, participated in the sensitization workshop. They called on the government to implement theRead More →

Robert Jones was nervous, a Native American teenager in a frontier town courtroom. He faced felony assault charges in Rapid City, South Dakota, home to a stubbornly racially disparate criminal justice system. Almost all police officers, prosecutors, judges and jailers are white, and more than half of those charged andRead More →

SDLP MP Sinéad McLaughlin said victims whose cases are currently being processed through the criminal justice system are becoming the latest victims of the dysfunctional Stormont. It follows reports that the backlog of court cases could take until 2028 to clear without additional resources. Ms McLaughlin has written to JusticeRead More →

Plaintiff Annette Serna appealed an order of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Serna had brought wrongful termination and related claims against Northrop, including under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), in the California Superior Court, Los Angeles County. Northrop referred the case to theRead More →

The Sikkim High Court recently dismissed a petition challenging the Sikkim State Subordinate Fisheries Service (Amendment) Rules 2019, which removed the age relaxation granted to ST, SC, MBC and OBC applicants by fishing rules 2008. Judge Bhaskar Raj Pradhan observed that it is open to the Government, while making rulesRead More →

TOPEKA—District Judge Keven MP O’Grady of the 10th Judicial District was recognized for his many contributions to improving the justice system when he received the 2022 Mary C. McQueen Award at a national conference Last week. The prize is awarded in even years recognize an “individual who has made extraordinaryRead More →

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 →