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Day 2: Courts and the Constitution Conference

The Courts and Constitution Conference was held on April 15th-16th, at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.

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SC On PMLA: A Fine Balance?

DESK BRIEF: Will the Court continue to maintain a minimum interference policy in special criminal laws with PMLA?

4th Feb 2022

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Justice Sinha’s Impact on Criminal law

Justice Sinha's judgment set an important precedent for the use of the 'last seen' theory in criminal law, upholding the standard of proof.

15th Sep 2021

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Justice Navin Sinha Retires on August 18th: His Tenure in Numbers

Taking a look at Justice Navin Sinha's Supreme Court tenure, spanning 4 years and 6 months, and 126 judgments.

18th Aug 2021

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Justice Navin Sinha Retires: 9 Key Judgments

Justice Navin Sinha retired on August 18th, 2021. He wrote 126 judgments as a Supreme Court judge during his four year tenure.

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18th Aug 2021

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Joseph Shine v Union of India

The Court decriminalised adultery, striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC).

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Subramanian Swamy v Union of India

The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the criminal offence of defamation under Sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code.

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Last Updated: 20160313

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Public Interest Foundation v Union of India

A 5 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court held that a person cannot be disqualified from membership in a legislative body on the mere framing of criminal charges against them.

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People's Union for Civil Liberties v Union of India

A three-judge Bench will issue further directions to ensure implementation of the judgment in Shreya Singhal v Union of India, which declared Section 66(A) of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (the IT Act) unconstitutional.

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Next Hearing:

Last Updated: 20210714

Bench:Rohinton Nariman J, B.R. Gavai J, K.M. Joseph J

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N Ram & Ors v Union of India

The Supreme Court initiated suo moto criminal contempt proceedings against Advocate Prashant Bhushan and Twitter India, on the basis of two tweets posted by Bhushan.

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Last Updated: 20200813

Bench:B.R. Gavai J, Krishna Murari J, Arun Mishra J

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