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Justifying judicial review of discretion

E. Kwadwo Boateng Mensah

Justifying judicial review of discretion

by E. Kwadwo Boateng Mensah

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    Subjects:
  • University of Toronto. -- Faculty of Law -- Dissertations.,
  • Judicial review of administrative acts,
  • Administrative discretion,
  • Administrative agencies

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. Kwadwo Boateng Mensah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3412 .M46 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination241 leaves ;
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18967325M

    THE YALE LAW JOURNAL VOLUME 75 MARCH No. 4 JUDICIAL REVIEW AND THE POLITICAL QUESTION: A FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS* FRITZ W. SCHARPFt I. THE PoLmcA QUETON AND THE COURT'S "DuTy TO SAY WHAT THE LAW Is" IN recent years, the Supreme Court's use of the political question doctrine has come to be regarded as a touchstone for the validity of.   To observe that substantive judicial review—and the notions of proportionality and deference in particular—constitute well-trodden ground would be to engage in reckless understatement. And that, in turn, might suggest that there is nothing more that can usefully be said about these matters. Yet the debate in this area of public law remains vibrant—and for good.

      Judicial review (JR) is a procedure by which, on the application of an individual, the courts may determine whether a public body has acted lawfully. A public body acts unlawfully if it acts in a way which is illegal (failing to apply the law relevant to a decision), irrational (an obviously illogical or manifestly absurd decision) or. This collection of essays presents opposing sides of the debate over the foundations of judicial review. In this work, however, the discussion of whether the ultra vires doctrine is best characterised as a central principle of administrative law or as a harmless, justificatory fiction is located in the highly topical and political context of constitutional change.

    The Politics of Disagreement: Recent Work in Constitutional Theory Kenneth D. Ward We are all familiar with Tocqueville's dictum that political ques-tions in American politics are ultimately framed as judicial ones. And perhaps it is the salience of controversial Supreme Court cases that leads theorists to assume that one defends judicial. Judicial review definition: a procedure which allows a civil court of law to review the validity of certain | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.


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Greater discretion, thus justifying a diminished judicial role. But is this what is really to be expected of the judiciary in the modern administrative state. Can we build a theory of judicial review on this model of democratic accountability or should the model of judicial review evolve, seeking to.

Justifying the Judge's Hunch: An Essay on Discretion by CHARLES M. YABLON* A major theme in Legal Realist' literature is the importance of the intuition on "hunch." 2 For the Realists, it was the judge's "hunch," * Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.

I amCited by: 4. review all the time. 8 They stress that foreign and domestic matters have become increasingly indistinguishable in an age of globalization and deep penetration of foreign factors and international law into the domestic sphere.

Furthermore, they criticize judicial abdication in. " Cases France and Others v Commission (‘Kali & Salz’), C/94 and C/95, EU:C, paras –As the Court stated therein, since ‘the basic provisions of the Regulation [ ] confer on the Commission a certain discretion, especially with respect to assessments of an economic nature’, ‘review by the Community judicature of the exercise of that discretion [ ] must take Cited by: 1.

Judicial review, the power of the courts of a country to examine the actions of the legislative, executive, and administrative arms of the government and to determine whether such actions are consistent with the constitution.

Actions judged inconsistent are declared unconstitutional and, therefore, null and void. meaning within administrative law. Although most courts that use the term believe it has such a meaning, the reality is that the term is used in numerous ways.2 This reality explains much of the confusion surrounding judicial review of administrative discretion.

Richard III, “unfettered discretion” and the foundations of judicial review. comments expose the difficulty faced by those seeking to advance an explanation of the courts’ judicial-review jurisdiction that does not rely, it is the UK’s best-selling textbook in the field.

The third edition of the book, written by Mark Elliott and. Judicial review was established in the landmark Supreme Court decision of Marbury n, which included the defining passage from Chief Justice John Marshall: “It is emphatically the duty of the Judicial Department to say what the law who apply the rule to particular cases must, of necessity, expound and interpret the rule.

In this article I restate and sharpen key claims of my book Where Our Protection Lies, responding to the reviews written by Donald Bello Hutt, Alon Harel, and Matthias Klatt for this symposium. I first explicate the role that practice plays in my argument against critics of constitutional review and, more broadly, in my account of the value of democratic representation.

Judicial review is the rule of law in action: a fundamental and inalienable constitutional protection. P2 Supervisory jurisdiction. Judicial review is a well-established supervisory role by the Court over public bodies.

P3 Impact. A successful claim does not necessarily guarantee a favourable ultimate outcome, nor a wider knock-on effect. First, while it is of course true that the core case of any defense of constitutional judicial review must be judicial review of primary legislation (because here the potential conflict with the value of democracy presents itself most starkly), the right to justification applies to all state action, including acts of the executive and judicial.

"In addition to the thoughtful analysis at the core of the book's mission, Judicial Discretion gives insight into both the author's recognition of the imprecision inherent in language as well as into his frustration at dealing with that imprecision This book should interest any thoughtful judge.

It should also interest a broader audience of lawyers and non-lawyers, since it directly. Judicial Discretion and US Supreme Court Agenda Setting Elizabeth A. Lane, Jessica A. Schoenherr, Rachel A. Schutte, and Ryan C. Black. The scene is familiar to anyone who has watched a movie or read a book about a lawsuit: the sympathetic protagonist loses his case, and his attorney promises him they still have one more chance to win.

First, it needed a chapter that put forth arguments by others justifying the current usage of judicial review. Second, it is unclear to me how different really lower court judges are (other than discretion, but the difference between Brett Kavanaugh vs.

a liberal court of appeals judge still is quite significant).Reviews: 9. Judicial review is a process under which executive or legislative actions are subject to review by the judiciary.A court with authority for judicial review may invalidate laws, acts and governmental actions that are incompatible with a higher authority: an executive decision may be invalidated for being unlawful or a statute may be invalidated for violating the terms of a constitution.

Judicial Review is the reassessment of the legality of actions or decisions made by those in position of public authority or bodies.

The action or decision in question is brought before a Judge in court proceedings where the lawfulness of the decision is tested. About Judicial Review Handbook. Writing in the sixth edition of this Handbook, author Michael Fordham described his ambition when writing the first edition (and indeed all subsequent editions) of this book as "to read as many judicial review cases as I could and to try to extract, classify and present illustrations and statements of principle".

In later chapters, the book covers other fundamentals of good governance as justifying judge power in action. "Secularism and judicial activism" is a chapter, which deserves an impartial study.

broad prosecutorial discretion. In comparing judicial review of prosecutorial decisions with judicial review of administrative regulations, however, the breadth of prosecutorial discretion stands out, even though the separation of powers doctrine applies to both areas of law.

Kenneth. Judicial review in English law is a part of UK constitutional law that enables people to challenge the exercise of power, often by a public body.A person who feels that an exercise of power is unlawful may apply to the Administrative Court (a division of the High Court) for a court to decide whether a decision followed the the court finds the decision unlawful it may have it set aside.

Get this from a library! Judicial discretion in the House of Lords. [David Robertson] -- One of only a few studies of the Law Lords, this book concentrates on the arguments the Lords use in justifying their decisions, and is concerned as much with the legal methodology as with the.Overview of Judicial Review.

1. A general overview of judicial review can be divided into the following topics, of which the second (Grounds of Review) forms the focus of today’s presentation: (1) Procedural issues. (a) Introduction. (b) Pre-action conduct. (c) Protective Costs Orders.

(d) Commencing a Claim. (e) The Acknowledgment of Service.This book concentrates on the arguments the Law Lords use in justifying their decisions, and is concerned as much with the legal methodology as with the substance of their decisions.

Very close attention is paid to the different approaches and styles of judicial argument, but the book is not restricted to this traditional analytic approach.