City leaders have criticized the state of the criminal justice system for contributing to a wave of violence in Mobile that culminated over the weekend in multiple shootings and three deaths. “In my opinion, the criminal justice system is broken,” Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson said at a Monday news conference.Read More →

In College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia v. Health Professions Examination Board2022 BCCA 10, the British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA) clarified how courts should review decisions of administrative appeal bodies that are subject to statutory review standards. In that case, the Review Board’s statute required it toRead More →

Goldstone’s most recent book is “Because of Race: The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African-American Voting Rights.” The Roberts court’s record of protecting voting rights is hardly impressive. Rather than viewing ballot box access as fundamental to a healthy democracy, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority prefers toRead More →

Police and members of the legal profession should be trained in autism recognition, the researchers recommended, after survey results suggested the criminal justice system is failing people with the condition. A study from the University of Cambridge Autism Research Center found that shortcomings included police not recognizing an autistic personRead More →

The hydra-led Amazon—Future—Reliance dispute also raises important questions about the role of judicial review in arbitration. In international commercial arbitration established in India under the rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Center (“SIAC“), Future had applied to the Delhi High Court under Article 227 of the Indian Constitution to declareRead More →

SINGAPORE – A Malaysian human rights non-governmental organization (NGO) has attempted to intervene in Singapore’s criminal justice system and Singaporeans must guard against such foreign interference, the Minister of State has said Home Affairs Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim in Parliament on Wednesday 9 March. Associate Professor Faishal has singled out LawyersRead More →

The report, Misogyny – A Human Rights Issue, calls for the creation of a Scottish Misogyny and Criminal Justice Act that would create further statutory aggravation of misogyny. Other recommendations include a new offense of incitement to hatred against women and girls, an offense of misogynistic public harassment, and aRead More →

The Allahabad High Court has made it clear that the Armed Forces Tribunal Act 2007 cannot and does not preclude the High Court’s power of judicial review provided for in Section 226 of the Constitution. “The jurisdiction under 226 of the Constitution of India is extraordinary and discretionary in nature.Read More →

Justin Gaethje is unhappy with the California court system’s decision to deny bail for the attempted murder of Cain Velasquez. The former UFC lightweight title contender took to social media to express his disapproval of the justice system’s handling of Velasquez’s case. Gaethje thinks the state justice system is aRead More →

Published: 07:00 5 March 2022 Swimmers at Hampstead Heath Ponds braved the cold in their swimsuits outside the Royal Courts of Justice last week, hoping the cost of swimming will be reduced or waived for people with disabilities. A judicial review to determine whether the City of London Corporation’s (CoLC)Read More →

SINGAPORE: Authorities are exploring ways to make family proceedings in court “less acrimonious”, simpler and more efficient, with some legislative changes expected later this year, the Ministry of Justice (MinLaw) said on Thursday (March 3rd). He is working with the Department of Social and Family Development and Family Courts onRead More →

South African Minister of Mines, Gwede Mantashe. Photo: Getty Images SOUTH Africa’s mines and energy minister, Gwede Mantashe, is to seek a judicial review of the country’s state-linked corruption report in a bid to head off demands for resignation, BusinessLive said. Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, who led the stateRead More →

Presenter Mike Wills chats with Eyewitness News reporter Masechaba Sefularo. Former ANC SG Gwede Mantashe to challenge state capture report implicating him in Bosasa corruption He says report findings require legal review Part 3 of the state capture report was released on Tuesday evening, focusing on accused state contractor BosasaRead More →

Civil rights lawyer Frederick Brewington hosts a discussion at Hofstra University about the effect of vigilantism on people of color. // Photo courtesy of Hofstra Law School. In honor of Civil Rights Day, the Center for Race, Culture and Social Justice, Center for Civic Engagement and Hofstra Cultural Center hostedRead More →

Lawyers for the former Stardust nightclub manager have filed papers in the High Court ahead of an application for judicial review. Eamon Butterly’s application to appoint Dublin City Coroner Dr Myra Cullinane as Minister of Justice and Attorney General is due to be heard next Monday. Dublin City Coroner lastRead More →

The Rajasthan High Court in Jaipur has dismissed a series of court cases challenging the process of recruiting district judges. In this case, all the applicants here failed to make a mark during the preliminary examination. They were not pre-selected and did not qualify for the main exam. Chief JusticeRead More →

Local agencies are working together to improve Harris County’s criminal justice system — a system that experts say is overwhelmed by a backlog of cases and discriminates against low-income residents and people of color. The Harris County Court of Commissioners established the Department of Administration of Justice in 2019 toRead More →

SIS Executive Director Rozana Isa also called the Federal Court’s assertion that judicial review remains the inherent right of civil courts, as well as its interpretation of the definition of Muslims as natural persons, “groundbreaking”. . — Photo by Yusof Mat Isa KUALA LUMPUR, February 21 – Civil society organizationRead More →

THE CAP – Even after the riots that rocked South Africa last year, anti-apartheid hero and former top judge Albie Sachs believes the progressive constitution he helped draft will protect the country. He is not naive about the challenges facing his admittedly flawed nation. But at 87, he has crossedRead More →

Daunte Wright’s mother, Katie Wright, said on Friday that the justice system had ‘murdered’ her son ‘again’, after former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter was sentenced to two years for allegedly shot the 20-year-old black man. The big picture: Potter, who is white, was sentenced to 16 months inRead More →

The High Court of Rajasthan, Jaipur observed that no interference is permitted in the exercise of powers of judicial review in matters relating to the construction of a public utility building unless it is shown that there is a flagrant violation of any provision of law/rule in the action ofRead More →

THE Superior Court on Tuesday denied the Commonwealth Casino Commission’s motion for leave to file a reply response, saying it would instead take judicial notice of a statement made by then-Chief Executive of Imperial Pacific Ray Yumul International, during a meeting with the commissioners of the casino on December 18.Read More →