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Tracing Six Years of Justice L.N. Rao at the Supreme Court

Rao J is set to retire on June 7th, 2022, during the Supreme Court's summer vacation.

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20th May 2022

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Delhi HC Questions If Umar Khalid’s Speech Was An Invitation to Violence

The Delhi High Court is keen to bring the hearings to a close before June 4th, when the Court breaks for vacation.

20th May 2022

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10 Must-Reads on Sedition Law in India

SCO's list of must-reads captures all the facets of the sedition debate—and of ongoing litigation on sedition across Courts.

18th May 2022

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Who Are the Nine Next Chief Justices of India?

During their tenure, the Chief Justice of India plays a key role in deciding the fate of the SC as an institution.

18th May 2022

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Gyanvapi Mosque: SC Says Shiv Lingam To Be Protected Without Restricting Muslims’ Rights

Justices Chandrachud and Narasimha, both previously involved in the Ayodhya Title Dispute, strive for 'balance' in the Gyanvapi mosque case.

17th May 2022

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Will A Constitution Bench Finally Sit this Year?

DESK BRIEF: The NCT case referral marks the first whiff of substantial Constitution Bench activity during the CJI’s tenure.

17th May 2022

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Sedition at the Supreme Court: A Timeline

Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code,1860, is a colonial provision criminalising attempts to ‘excite disaffection’ towards the government.

17th May 2022

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The Sedition Order: A Real Hope for Free Speech?

The intended impact of the SC's relatively ambiguous Order remains unclear. 

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12th May 2022

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