Lord Cornwallis assumed the role of Governor-General of the Company in 1786 and continued till 1793. He was directed to take up three specific matters, one of them being reforms of the judicial system. The other tasks were resolving the problem of land revenue and improvement in the administrative m
Why Judicial Reforms
Judicial reforms are the need of the Day in the Country. And the Reforms in the Family courts are even more urgent. A person can continue living a “normal” even if faced with criminal matter or been victim of crime in any fashion be it robbery or assault. However when faced
“Equal justice under the law is not merely a caption on the façade of the Supreme Court building; it is perhaps the most inspiring idea of our society. It is one of the ends for which our entire legal system existed. It is fundamental that justice should be the same, in substance and availability
We all know this universal rule that there is nothing constant in this world except change. The only difference could be the speed at which the wheels of transformation may spin. The idea of justice and the manner of its implementation are no exception to this universal rule.
Judicial reforms sho
JUDICIAL INSTITUTIONS AND CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Paiker Ismat Fatmi(
With the augment in globalization many countries in the world are undertaking legal and judicial reforms as part of their overall development programme. The judiciary has been
REFORMING PAKISTAN’S PRISON SYSTEM
Asia Report N°212 – 12 October 2011
TABLE OF CONTENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS ....................................................... i I. INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................
SECOND ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS COMMISSION
From Despair to Hope
From Despair to Hope
Second Administrative Reforms Commission Government of India 2nd Floor, Vigyan Bhawan Annexe, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi 110 011 e-mail : arcommiss
Alexander II (1855-1881): Liberal and Reformist
* Emancipated the Surfs in 1861
* Gentry surfs were freed, but not state surfs.
* Surfs were put in mirs that they could not leave.
* Mir= A collection of peasants that live in a village and work the land together.
EFFECTS OF REFORMS IN THE JUDICIARY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF SECRETARIES: CASE STUDY OF NAKURU LAW COURTS
A PROPOSAL SUBMITTED TO THE KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATION COUNCIL IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF HIGHER DIPLOMA IN SECRETARIAL MANAGEMENT
The Judicial Department
Judicial power rests with the Supreme Court and the lower courts, as established by law (Art. VIII, sec. 1 of the 1987 Constitution). Its duty is to settle actual controversies involving rights which are legally demandable and enforceable (Art. VIII...
Judicial Affidavit Rule: Three reforms to speed up justice
To speed up the delivery of justice, three significant reforms were instituted recently: (1) the “Judicial Affidavit Rule,” (2) the filling up of all judicial vacancies, and (3) the stabilization of judicial compensation.
As a somewhat belated reaction to the February 26, 1993, bombing of the World Trade Center, Congress passed very enforcement-minded immigration legislation three years later called the "Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA) of 1996." President Clinton signed the "anti-terrorism" imm
The Constitutional Reform Act of 2005 rides on the crescent wave of voices and policies in the European community that seek to uphold the primacy of human rights and due process, particularly when made vulnerable by antiquated state structures and legal institutions. The clear trend has been to favo
Tax has been variously defined over the years. These definitions, when looked at as a whole gives a more comprehensive picture of the phenomenon as opposed to a single definition. According to the Oxford English Dictionary the word tax' refers to a compulsory contribution to the su
The French Legal System
The French judicial system has developed through many stages during the nation’s history, and is deeply rooted in three major influences of the King, the people, and the outside. The first judicial system, a Private Reaction system, was established at the founding of Fra
Judicial Activism in Pakistan
Social change effected by judicial decree. The doctrine that the judicial branch especially the federal courts, may interpret the constitution by deviating from legal precedent as a means of effecting legal and social change.
Kelo VS New London: Judicial Activism or Restraint?
In the subject of Kelo versus the city of New London, the governmental taking of property, also known as ‘eminent domain’ came under fire by both sides on the issue, and for excellent reason. Kelo is a very recent case in which the Sup
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has, in recent decades, been subject to many changes as a result of the rapidly developing economy . A necessary consequence of such development, in combination with its historical development, is the progression of the legal system to a more sophisticated lev
ASPECTS OF ECONOMIC REFORMS IN THE NIGERIAN FOURTH REPUBLIC
ADEBAYO, A. ADEKUNLE
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YUSUF M.0 (MRS)
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
MICHAEL OTEDOLA COLLEGE OF PRIMARY EDUCATION, NOFORIJA,
P.M.B. 1028, EPE,
NEED FOR DECENTRALISATION OF JUDICIAL PROCESS
Fifty years after independence, the entire judicial system is on the verge of collapse. While the superior courts have earned praise from citizens for intervening in citizen’s concerns raised through public interest petitions, only those with resour