The Department of Justice announced today that it will provide nearly $57 million to support criminal justice reform and advance racial equity in the criminal justice system. The grants will advance the ministry’s goal of promoting fairness in the nation’s courts and prison systems and aligning criminal justice practices withRead More →

Excelsior CorrespondentJAMMU, 28 September: The High Court has ruled that the deployment of armed forces under the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission cannot be equated with Formed Police Units as the two play a distinct role in accordance with the UN mandate and government policy decisions are not subject to judicialRead More →

The Judiciary of Courts and Tribunals has released the 2022 edition of the Judicial Review Guide for Administrative Tribunals, with senior judges expressing concern about the problems the Court faces when parties fail to follow the rules of civil procedure and practical guidelines. The Judiciary of Courts andRead More →

An Auckland business owner is seeking funding for proactive community patrols following a crash and seizure at a busy shopping centre. Police at St Lukes Shopping Center on Tuesday. (Source: rnz.co.nz) A group of eight people wearing face masks and carrying batons targeted Stewart Dawson’s in St Lukes shopping mall,Read More →

Washington DC–The United States Senate has unanimously passed a Senate resolution designating September 18-24, 2022 as National Forensic Science Week. The resolution, introduced by U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and co-sponsored by U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho), recognizes the role that forensic science plays in the investigation, prosecution and convictionRead More →

Breadcrumb Links Policy Opinion Local News Crime Columnists “Public confidence can be undermined by misinformed or inaccurate public statements.” – Assistant Deputy Attorney General Peter Juk Publication date : September 19, 2022 • 5 hours ago • 4 minute read • 11 comments Members of the Vancouver Police Department attendRead More →

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Sunday that a strong, fair and independent judiciary is the surest guarantee for the flourishing of democratic values. Speaking at the ‘1st JS Verma Memorial Lecture’ here in Madhya Pradesh, the Vice President said the whole country must realize that no one is aboveRead More →

Madison, WI – This week, the Wisconsin State Public Defender and District Attorneys released their 2023-2025 tax demands, which include increases from the previous year’s funding levels. In response, Wisconsin State Bar President Margaret Hickey released this statement: “Wisconsin’s justice system is at a critical point, exacerbated by the effectsRead More →

Najib’s pardon would turn Malaysia’s justice system and rule of law into a farce, bar association says Published on: Tuesday, September 13, 2022 By: Malay Mail Text size: Datuk Seri Najib Razak is currently serving his 12-year prison sentence in Kajang Prison after a panel of five Federal Court judgesRead More →

Introduction A 3-judge bench of the Supreme Court (SC) in its judgment of August 26, 2022, in M/s RK Industries (Unit-II) LLP v. M/s HR Commercials Private Limited & Anr., Civil Appeal Nos. 7722/2021 and 7731/2021, considered the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Code) and the Insolvency andRead More →

Former city police commander Joe Kidman paid tribute to the Queen’s “constant and faithful” service by joining in Sunday’s proclamation celebrations. The senior officer joined the force nearly three decades ago and wears three Queen’s Jubilee Medals on his chest – in addition to a long service award. Now responsibleRead More →

British Columbia Assistant Deputy Attorney General Peter Juk wrote a letter in response to recent criticism of the province’s criminal justice system. In his seven-page letter, Juk writes that while reviewing the justice system is an integral part of healthy public discourse, he criticized the recent focus on so-called prolificRead More →

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka needs judicial review to stop laws that are changed at the last minute at “committee stage” without debate and may be unconstitutional, opposition leader Lakshman Kiriella has said. “It’s a serious flaw in the parliamentary system (in Sri Lanka),” Kiriella told President Mahinda Abeywardena. “You knowRead More →

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya never minced words. The outspoken Nigerian native, fighting in Auckland, New Zealand, is unapologetic himself and speaks his mind without hesitation. He demonstrated it through his interviews, his personality and his lifestyle. In a recent article, Adesanya condemned the punishment meted out to teenager JaydenRead More →

The Delhi High Court has observed that the scope of judicial review in public procurement is limited and can only be exercised if there is a patently unreasonable, irregular, irrational or unlawful character in the decision-making process of the placing authority. the broader public interest at risk. A dividing benchRead More →

IntroductionOrganizational Effectiveness BillProcedural efficiency of the bill on the public service of justice Introduction In April 2022, the Council of Ministers approved: the Organizational Effectiveness Bill; and the bill on the procedural efficiency of the public service of justice. These bills aim to modernize and reform the current Spanish judicialRead More →

This is the first of two letters we sent to the Committee on Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice on August 30, 2022. The second on the Cabinet Secretary’s comments regarding single-sex exceptions to the law on equality is here. We write with additional elements that we believe have aRead More →

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 →