Administrative Law Digest

Administrative Law in the Common Law World

This post contains a roundup of recent developments (in and out of courts) and scholarship in the area of administrative law around the common law world. To submit content for our next update, please email us at alawblogorg@gmail.com.

Judicial Developments in Administrative Law

1. The Singapore Court of Appeal has recently dismissed an application for judicial review of a Law Society review committee’s decision. The applicant claimed that the review committee had made errors of law in dismissing his wife’s complaint that her lawyers had made grossly excessive claims for party and party costs against her.

2. The UK Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed an application for judicial review of a decision taken by the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission. The applicant had challenged the Commission’s earlier decision not to refer the applicant’s rape conviction to the supreme criminal court in Scotland. The Supreme Court found that the Commission…

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