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 →