judicial review

Faculty strongly opposed to judicial review ‘rebalance’

Possible diluting of the judicial review court process, by which a check can be kept on the legality of government decision-making, has been condemned by the Faculty of Advocates.

Published 22 October 2020

Critics argue investigation into judicial review a foregone conclusion

A former Conservative minister is to lead an investigation into the scope of judicial review.

Published 4 August 2020

Human rights briefing calls for new test for standing in ECHR judicial reviews

The test for standing in judicial review cases brought on ECHR grounds should be that of 'sufficient interest', a new briefing by the Human Rights Consortium Scotland argues.

Published 26 June 2020

Review: A Practical Guide to Public Law Litigation in Scotland

Terra Firma's new call Jon Kiddie reviews a much needed day-to-day practical book on judicial review.

Published 12 June 2020

England: Proposed reform of judicial review to ‘protect’ judges from political decision-making

Judges will be kept out of politics under plans to reform judicial review, the Lord Chancellor has said.

Published 17 January 2020

Alex Salmond wins judicial review case as Scottish government admits procedural failings

The Scottish government has admitted it failed to follow the correct procedures in an investigation into Alex Salmond over allegations of sexual harassment and has had its findings struck down by Lord Pentland in the Court of Session.

Published 8 January 2019