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 →

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 →

After more than two long years of living in the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, we can go back and reflect on our colleague Sophie Kemp’s predictions regarding “the future public inquiry into Covid-19” in light of High Court judgment Gardner & Harris v Secretary of State for Health andRead 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 →

Adams County School District 14 is fighting back after the Colorado State Board of Education voted in May to reorganize the district. In a court complaint filed Tuesday, the district said the state board’s order caused the district “substantial and irreparable harm.” “Never in the history of Colorado has theRead 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 →

The Delaware Chancery Court recently struck down a charter provision that purported to make certain board decisions “conclusive and binding,” finding that Delaware’s General Corporate Law (DGCL) does not permit corporations to limit the scope of judicial review of fiduciary conduct. In Tota c. CCSB Fin. Corp., (Del. Ch. MayRead More →