Questions tagged [judicial-review]

The determination of the validity (usually in the face of a claim of unconstitutionality) of a statute enacted by the legislature, or regulation adopted by the executive branch, by a court.

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Practical equivalent of judicial review permission stage in Scotland

Judicial Review claims in England and Wales require a court's permission to proceed to a full hearing (CPR 54.4). The idea is to prevent claims with no prospect of success from taking up the court's ...
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What is the super-Wednesbury standard of reasonableness?

A brief Oxford law dictionary entry on Wednesbury unreasonableness mentions that recent cases indicate that the standard of unreasonableness may be applied with varying degrees of stringency. In ...