Hello, Daily Kos Community, and welcome back to Daily Kos Week in Action! This weekly series from the Daily Kos Activism team shares the issues we’re working on and gets your feedback on where we might focus our future efforts. At Daily Kos, we believe in fighting for equity, especiallyRead More →

Yousef Makki’s family will seek judicial review to overturn a coroner’s inconclusive verdict on the teenager’s stabbing death. South Manchester Senior Coroner Alison Mutch said she could not safely conclude the death was unlawful or accidental, instead recording a narrative verdict following a seven-day inquest in November . Yousef’s familyRead More →

The founder and former chief executive of Kids Company has said she is considering seeking a judicial review of the findings of the Charity Commission’s statutory investigation into the collapsed charity. Camila Batmanghelidjh described the commission’s report as “manipulative” which “lacks truth” and contains “inaccurate information”. The children’s charity closedRead More →

The Administrative Court recently upheld a challenge to a ‘consultation’ undertaken by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) ahead of the publication of the National Disability Strategy. Strikingly, the DWP testified that it had no intention of consulting – but Judge Griffiths argued that, in substance (as opposed toRead More →

The National Security and Investments Act 2021 (the “NSI”) The INS established a new autonomous statutory regime for government review and intervention in acquisitions and investments for the purpose of protecting national security. The NSI grants the Secretary of State a range of powers, including: “requesting” a transaction for furtherRead More →

Journalist and presidential aspirant of the Democratic Restoration Party (PRD), Miguel Mora, and former Constitutionalist Liberal Party (PLC) deputy, María Fernanda Flores, were the latest prisoners of conscience sentenced in the first week of the “single audience” policy. trials held at the Directorate of Legal Aid, known as “the newRead More →

A vibrant, independent and free press is undoubtedly essential to democracy, the court said. (Representative) Cochin: A vibrant and independent press is essential to democracy, but freedom of speech and expression cannot be a license for people “armed with half-baked facts” and “little or unfamiliar with the justice system” forRead More →

A case is before the Kerala High Court over the Centre’s decision to revoke the television license of Malayalam news channel MediaOne on national security grounds The question of whether the state can invoke “national security” as a ground for limiting judicial review was again considered in the case ofRead More →

Predatory financial practices are embedded in the criminal justice system, according to a report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFRB). From the dominance of for-profit corporations that overcharge incarcerated people for essential goods, to escalating fines and court costs, financial abuse is exacerbating the already precarious situation of theRead More →

HOUSTON – Family, friends and supporters of Diamond Alvarez gathered to protest the justice system on Wednesday after the suspect accused of killing the 16-year-old girl was released on bail. The protest will take place outside the Harris County District Attorney’s office, where they marched to the criminal courthouse. AlvarezRead More →

CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) – Caddo Parish District Attorney James Stewart Sr. said the COVID-19 pandemic has caused serious delays in the criminal justice system that must be addressed “honestly and candidly.” “. Stewart says this downturn has happened not just in northwest Louisiana, but across the state and country.Read More →

A collaborative effort was announced Tuesday that officials say will focus on improving the fairness and efficiency of the state’s criminal justice system. Chief State Attorney Richard J. Colangelo Jr. announced the creation of Moving Justice Forward, a collaboration between the Criminal Justice Division and the Center for Court Innovation.Read More →

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 January 2022: Last Friday, Sierra Leone’s judiciary announced it would review the sentences of more than 1,000 detainees as part of what it describes as an effort to increase access to justice and decongest centres. corrections across the country. This week, from January 31, 2022 toRead More →

The reform package in the criminal justice system approved by the Federal Cabinet bodes well, and it should see the light of day. Notwithstanding the reservations expressed by the judicial fraternity, in particular due to insufficient consultation with the stakeholders, this can always be settled amicably. But what is essentialRead More →

January 28, 2022 Elise Archer, Attorney General The latest Government Services Annual Report shows that Tasmania’s justice and corrections sectors have continued to improve in key areas. The report shows that for the 2020-21 reporting period the average daily prison population fell by 3.6% and Tasmania’s imprisonment rate of 149.2Read More →

Contact: Emile Creel STARKVILLE, Mississippi—Two researchers at the Mississippi State University Center for Social Science Research are receiving $597,000 from the National Institute of Justice to examine practices in Mississippi’s juvenile justice system. SSRC Research Professor and Associate Director Angela Robertson and Assistant Research Professor Sheena Gardner are teaming upRead More →

AN APPEAL from a High Court Judge’s decision not to grant the County Council legal action would not be supported by the Deputy Leader. Cumbria County Council received a letter from High Court Judge Stephen Davies last week refusing their application for judicial review. The council has sought the rightRead More →

The evaluation of a trainee’s work and performance is the function of the employer and the court should invoke its power of judicial review only where such action is tainted with arbitrariness and caprice and the courts should keep from substituting their opinion on such matters, Delhi High Court noted.Read More →

The principles Together with our members, we have defined some fundamental principles that underpin judicial review: Maintaining checks and balances Judicial independence Eligibility Accessibility and affordability Scope Effective remedies 1. Maintaining checks and balances The fundamental purpose of judicial review is to determine whether public authorities are acting in accordanceRead More →

In judicial review proceedings, courts are concerned with the decision-making process and not with the decision itself, the Supreme Court observed in a judgment delivered today. In this case, the appellant, a chief constable, applied to the High Court for a retroactive promotion with effect from 21.01.2004. His grievance wasRead More →

The High Court of Rajasthan has reiterated that the power of judicial review conferred on the High Courts under Article 226 of the Constitution of India is one of the fundamental features of the Constitution and no legislation can nullify or limit this power. Judge Pushpendra Bhati further stated thatRead More →

Breadcrumb Links Local News Publication date : January 07, 2022 • January 7, 2022 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Construction will continue on Epcor’s solar farm next to the EL Smith water treatment plant after a Court of Queen’s Bench ruling denied a judicial review to overturnRead More →

A judicial review proceeding filed by former PNG Defense Force Commander Gilbert Toropo for his dismissal has been halted by the Waigani Supreme Court. Justice Derek Hartshorn, who sat as sole judge of the Supreme Court on Wednesday, stayed judicial review proceedings filed by Toropo against the National Executive CouncilRead More →

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 →

Attempts to narrow the scope of judicial review have long been on the political agenda of the Conservative Party. Following the Independent Administrative Law Review (‘IRAL’) and subsequent government consultation on judicial review reform, the then Lord Chancellor Robert Buckland introduced the Judicial Review and the Courts (‘The Bill’) inRead More →