Washington, DC – Today the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a series of cases challenging SB 8, Texas’ extreme six-week abortion ban that delegates private citizens to serve as potential executors. The cases do not concern the right to abortion itself, but rather the validity of theRead More →

Regulations enacted each year by California’s more than 200 regulatory agencies may be reviewed by the judicial branch of state government to determine whether the regulation complies with the state’s Administrative Procedure Act (APA). When the judiciary reviews these regulations, what do state judges consider? First, the judiciary independently reviewsRead More →

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta continued today, ahead of oral arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 1, to support challenges to Senate Bill 8 (SB 8) – the ban patently unconstitutional of abortion in Texas. The Attorney General joined 24 attorneys general in filing an amicusRead More →

The Judicial Review and Courts Bill (“the Bill”), first announced in the Queen’s Speech in May to introduce reforms to judicial review, passed its first reading just before the recess summer of Parliament. It follows the government-commissioned Independent Administrative Law Review (IRAL) in 2020, which reviewed and consulted on theRead More →

The Supreme Court of New Jersey recently granted certification in Larry Schwartz vs. Nicholas Menas, Esq. (No. A-54/55-20) (085184), in which the court will consider whether to finally abandon the “new business rule”, which categorically prohibits damages for the potential profits of a new business in most civil contracts andRead More →

The UK has a long and proud history of upholding the rule of law. This means that everyone, including the government, must comply with the law. Judicial review is an essential part of the judicial system in England and Wales. It’s a way for people to: assert their fundamental rightsRead More →

Aanother week, another enemy. The judiciary, whose statements have been described as “out of touch” with the socially conservative values ​​of Brexiters, is at the center of ministerial concerns. In response, the ministers are proposing to change the rules that would place certain government decisions beyond the reach of theRead More →

independent review of published administrative law the proposals aim to prevent judges from being drawn into politics as part of a plan to strike the right balance between citizens’ rights and effective governance A public consultation launched today (18 March 2021) will directly address the recommendations of an independent expertRead More →

According to the Law Society and other legal organizations, restricting the right to judicial review will undermine democracy and harm the most vulnerable. Their submissions to a government-appointed panel have been released amid growing concerns that ministers are trying to limit future challenges to their policies following the government’s defeatsRead More →