An umbrella organisation, acting for environmental groups, has obtained permission for a judicial review of the decision of the Marine Management Organization (MMO) to grant an amended license for the deposit of 800,000 tonnes of sludge and sediments dredged from the Severn Estuary. Tarian Hafren argues that theRead More →

The author is a Supreme Court Advocate and former Additional Attorney General of Pakistan. Democracy in Pakistan has been interrupted by successive military interventions four times. All three constitutions – 1956, 1962 and 1973 – promised parliamentary democracy. The preambles to constitutions commonly directed that the authority of the stateRead More →

No case in recent months has created more news than the Mississippi abortion case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organizationwhose arguments the Supreme Court recently heard. Commentators from all sides of the inherently contentious issue of abortion have, often with great smugness, expressed how, at least in their views, eachRead More →

The first landmark decision rendered by the United States Supreme Court was Marbury v. Madison (1803), in which Chief Justice John Marshall first asserted the power of judicial review. In the United States, the power of judicial review allows us to say, “The government can’t do that.” Judicial review thusRead More →

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Supreme Court has dismissed Cable Bahamas (CBL)’s application for judicial review of the Utilities and Competition Regulatory Authority’s (URCA) decision to ban the company from airing certain advertisements on Philip Brave Davis, the current Prime Minister. Supreme Court Justice Indra Charles issued her decision on Monday.Read More →

Is Bongbong Marcos legally qualified to run for president in 2022? Or should his certificate of candidacy (COC) be invalidated? Once again, lawyers will speak out on a crucial issue in determining the country’s future. Whoever they are inclined to support for the presidency, voters should follow the deliberations onRead More →