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Court Data

What is a Typical SC Judge’s Career Path?

Data reveales that High Court judges who were advocates hold more Supreme Court positions than those from the subordinate judiciary.

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17th Nov 2021

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Less than 45% of HC Judges are from the Subordinate Judiciary [2017-21]

43.6% of HC judges have been appointed from the subordinate judiciary and the remaining 56.4% were appointed directly from the Bar.

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17th Nov 2021

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Covid Coverage: Children in Protection Homes, November 15th 2021

The Court ordered all States and UTs to file reports on the status of children in street situations in two weeks.

15th Nov 2021

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Union Directed to Issue Instructions for Reservation in Promotion for PWDs in Four Months

The Union argued that reservations in promotions for Persons with Disabilities shouldn't apply to promotions in all government services.

28th Sep 2021

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Bhushan J’s Impact: The 50% Limit on Reservations, EWS and NEET

How will Bhushan J's Maratha Reservation opinion upholding the 50% limit on reservations impact ongoing cases?

27th Sep 2021

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Caste Census and Bhushan J’s Push for Data

Bhushan J's Maratha judgment pushed the Union to collect contemporaneous data on caste in the country.

27th Sep 2021

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State Governments Unhappy with NDMA Guidelines for Ex-Gratia Payments

The Union has sought another extension to come up with guidelines for ex-gratia payments for the families of those deceased due to COVID-19.

22nd Sep 2021

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Union Seeks Clarifications on Reservation in Promotion Ruling for Persons with Disabilities

On September 21st 2021, a three judge bench, heard the Union’s petition seeking clarifications on the Siddaraju judgment.

21st Sep 2021

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Madras High Court Stays IT Rules

Various HCs are hearing challenges to the IT Rules, 2021. The Madras HC that the stay order passed by the Bombay HC would apply nationwide.

17th Sep 2021

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Who Are the Nine Recommended SC Judges?

August 2021 saw two Supreme Court retirements accompanied by nine Collegium recommendations to the apex court.

19th Aug 2021

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Bombay High Court: IT Rules Against Constitutional Ethos and Principles

The Bombay High Court observed that Rule 9 of the IT Rules was unconstitutional for placing restrictions on digital media content.

14th Aug 2021

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Nariman’s Judgments Prioritised Equality Over Religion

Nariman J's freedom of religion judgements are likely to shape this field for years to come.

13th Aug 2021

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Kerala High Court Stays IT Rules

The Kerala High Court has ordered that the Union cannot take coercive action against anyone for non-compliance with the IT Rules.

6th Aug 2021

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IT Rules Challenges May Reach Supreme Court

The IT Rules, 2021 have been challenged in multiple High Courts - will these challenges be ultimately heard by the Supreme Court?

24th Jul 2021

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On an Average, the Court Receives over 25,000 PILs a Year

Over nine lakh PILs were filed in the Supreme Court between 1985-2020. The data indicates that the rate at which PILs are filed is rising.

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22nd Jul 2021

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J. Bhushan’s 11 Key Judgments on Reservation, Privacy, Religious Rights

Bhushan J's opinions have left an impact on reservation law, while he dealt with multiple COVID relief cases and Ayodhya disputes.

3rd Jul 2021

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Ex- Gratia Payment to COVID Affected Families – Supreme Court Directs NDMA to Draft Guidelines

The SC declared that it is mandatory for the NDMA to frame guidelines for ex-gratia payments to the families of those deceased due to COVID.

30th Jun 2021

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COVID Coverage: Migrant Labourers June 29th 2021

Judgment and Directions of the Court to alleviate the situation of migrant labourers during the pandemic

30th Jun 2021

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Feminist Discontentment and the Jurisprudence of Indirect Discrimination

In her book, Sheryl Sandberg suggests that companies are better when women have a seat at the decision-makers table.

29th Jun 2021

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Identity and Evidence- An Intersectional Perspective

How does the law on caste- based oppression in India gain from intersectionality perspectives?

29th Jun 2021

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Disability as a Social Barrier

The Court's Vikash Kumar judgment has its roots in the disability rights movement, which was highlighted in the documentary 'Crip Camp'.

19th Jun 2021

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