Judgement Matrix

Read our Judgement Matrix so you can quickly familiarize yourself with each of the four concurring judgements and how they differ from each other in terms of reasoning.

 

Background

On 27th September, 2018 a 5 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court decriminalised adultery, striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860.

The Court unanimously struck down Section 497 IPC. The Bench produced four concurring opinions: