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Judicial discretion and its exercise

Hodson, Francis Lord Charlton Hodson Baron

Judicial discretion and its exercise

by Hodson, Francis Lord Charlton Hodson Baron

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Published by The Holdsworth Club of the University of Birmingham in [Birmingham, Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judicial discretion -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementbeing the presidential address of the Rt. Hon. Lord Hodson.
    ContributionsHoldsworth Club (University of Birmingham)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF 8990 H69 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17518741M

      The doctrine takes its roots in Montesquieu’s book, Spirit of the Laws/De L’esprit des Loix (). Montesquieu theorized, for the first time, the need that the executive, legislative, and judicial functions of government should be assigned to different bodies. Whereas the exercise of judicial discretion resulting in self-recusal is. Judicial Discretion in European Perspective Paperback – 28 Feb As long as a substantial proportion of the exercise of public power is entrusted to courts and court-like bodies, there is a need for finding clear and comprehensible limits between the realm of judicial and political decision-making. The role of the judiciary in Author: Wiklund.

    Included: law essay content. Preview text: This quotation occurs in Samond's book on Jurisprudence. Salmond, while dealing with the definition of law as the body of principles recognized and applied by the State in the administration of justice, observes that an objection may be raised that. This case presents the question [***5] of the extent to which a decision of an administrative agency to exercise its "discretion" not to undertake certain enforcement actions is subject to judicial review under the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U. S. C. § et seq. (APA).

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These are connected, among other things, to values and to ideology. The judge must determine the values and strike a balance among them.

The standard that directs judicial discretion, in its limited form, is that of reasonableness. The judge must exercise his discretion and choose among the various possibilities in a reasonable manner.

In this book a distinguished Israeli jurist explains why judges are required to exercise discretion in certain types of cases and not in others. Then, drawing on his academic background and his practical experience as a judge, he discusses the guidelines that should be followed when making decisions in this select group of cases.

Get this from a library. Judicial discretion and its exercise; being the presidential address of the Rt. Hon. Lord Hodson. [Francis Charlton Hodson]. Judicial Discretion in Sentencing - Other bibliographies - in Harvard style.

Chapter of an ed. book. Bentham, J. Of the Properties to be Given to a lot of Punishment - Oxford Universtiy Press - Oxford. Judicial Discretion and its Exercise: Being. How Judges Sentence explores these questions through interviews with Queensland judges.

The judges explain how they come to their decisions when sentencing, how they view judicial discretion, and how they exercise it. The book carefully examines their comments within the legislative and theoretical contexts of sentencing. Judicial discretion is the power of the judiciary to make some legal decisions according to their the doctrine of the separation of powers, the ability of judges to exercise discretion is an aspect of judicial appropriate, judicial discretion allows a judge to decide a legal case or matter within a range of possible decisions.

The second project is to argue that Dworkin’s attack on the positivist model of common-law judicial rule-making as an exercise of “strong discretion” fails. The idea, central to the meaning. Judicial Discretion in EUropean Perspective Paperback – February 1, As long as a substantial proportion of the exercise of public power is entrusted to courts and court-like bodies, there is a need for finding clear and comprehensible limits between the realm of judicial and political decision-making.

The role of the judiciary in Price: $ 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 : Elizabeth A.

Lane, Jessica A. Schoenherr, Rachel A. Schutte, Ryan C. Black. This book is a much expanded and completely revised and rewritten version of The Judge, Discretion, and the Criminal Trial, which appeared in the aim of this book is much the same as that of the previous edition, viz.

to catalogue the discretions which are regularly exercised by the courts in the course of criminal trials, in so far as they are mentioned in published sources, to discover.

The exercise of a discretion has been characterised as odious; but where the necessity exists for its exercise, a Judge is not bound to shrink from the responsibility devolving on him. Grampton, J., Conway and another v. The Queen (), 1 Cox, C. judicial reality, and, when taken to its extreme, reaches the end of adjudication, as distinct from legislation (p.

Finally, he accepts the model of limited judicial discretion, represented by "legislation as an incident to adjudication" (p. He notes its consistency with modem positivists and the members of the legal process school.

The exercise of discretion in the criminal justice system and related agencies often plays a key part in decisions which are made, but definitions of discretion are not clear, and despite widespread recognition of its importance there is much controversy on its nature and legitimacy.

This book seeks to explore the importance of discretion to an understanding of the nature of the 'making of. Judicial Discretion: Is One More of a Good Thing Too Much.

As to whether this is a good book, as I said, it is. Justice Barak "How is the judge to exercise his discretion in the 'hard cases,' those in which he faces a number oflawful possibilities as to the legal norm itself?" (p.

ix). This book deals with one of the greatest challenges of the judiciary in the 21st century and reflects on the judiciary’s role in reviewing administrative discretion in the administrative state, a role that can no longer be understood from the traditional doctrine of the Trias Politica.

Judicial discretion is always considered as a bad precedent in the eyes of Law. The more they exercise it, the greater would be the possibility of abuse of power.

In short, judicial discretion breaks the very scale of standards on which justice beholds its sanctity. As the comment recognizes, because judicial review grows out of the fiction that courts only declare what the law is in specific cases and are without will or discretion, its exercise is surrounded by the inherent limitations of the judicial process, most basically, of course, by the necessity of a case or controversy and the strands of.

exercise powers: the administrative & executive powers were enlarged, delegated legislation also developed in the form of rules, regulations bye-laws, notifications etc. Administrative Tribunals started exercising Judicial functions to resolve disputes. The Administrative authorities are empowered with discretion-ary Size: KB.

cising "numinous discretion." Different judicial functions flow from these distinctions. Administrative systems that employ discretion are designed with the agencies, not the courts, having the primary decisionmak­ ing responsibility.

As a result, the judicial attitude when review­ ing an exercise of discretion must be one of restraint, often. The total exclusion of judicial discretion by legal principle is impossible in any system.” (Salmond on Jurisprudence, 8th Edition, pp.

Merely because the courts decide according to law we cannot assume that they exercise no discretion or are not concerned with. Julian V. Roberts, Sentencing Guidelines and Judicial Discretion: Evolution of the Duty of Courts to Comply in England and Wales, The British Journal of Criminology, Vol Issue 6, NovemberThis exercise may not have been feasible in the early years.

As the first statutory body created to promote guidelines (in ), the Panel Cited by: Federal Policy Making By Consent Decree: An Analysis Of Agency And Judicial Discretion Peter M.

Shanet A core lesson of modern administrative law is that our govern-ment of laws is profoundly a government of discretion. Many sig-nificant federal administrative decisions are not subject to anyCited by: 3.DISCRETION AND ITS DISCONTENTS which is itself a sign of conceptual trouble.

He begins by noting that any use of the term discretion only applies "when someone is in gen-eral charged with making decisions subject to standards set by a par-ticular authority."'6 In .