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agencies

Analysis

“Be you ever so high”: A brief history of the Supreme Court’s call for impartial agencies

The Jain Hawala decision was meant to have freed agencies like CBI and ED from Union interference. The government keeps finding a backdoor

28th Feb 2024

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2023

Analysis

2023 Supreme Court Review: 10 key judgements

2023 has been an action-packed year at the Supreme Court. We feature 10 significant judgments and their fallout

27th Dec 2023

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Supreme Court Monsoon Session

Analysis

Supreme Court Upholds Union Power to Control CBI, ED Directors’ Tenure

DESK BRIEF: Two weeks into the monsoon session of the Supreme Court, we saw active Constitution Benches, and few critical judgements.

15th Jul 2023

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Channel

Supreme Court Monthly Review: May 2023

SCO recaps the Supreme Court's activity in May.

14th Jun 2023

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Analysis

2023 Summer Session Review: Notable Hearings

What key cases were heard during the Supreme Court's summer session? SCO reviews.

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24th May 2023

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Analysis

Countdown to Vacation: What does the SC Have on its Docket?

DESK BRIEF: SCO lists key cases the SC is expected to hear over two weeks as its before its 40 day vacation this month.

8th May 2023

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Channel

Daily Update September 5th: Hijab Ban, Sanjay Mishra’s ED Tenure, Uniform Marriage and Succession

We discuss a possible 9-Judge Bench Reference in Hijab Ban, the effect of tenure extensions on special investigative bodies and the UCC.

5th Sep 2022

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PMLA

Analysis

SCO Shorts: The Money Laundering Judgment (PMLA)

On July 27th, 2022, the SC held that the Prevention of Money Laundering Act must be stringent, as it was designed to tackle a heinous crime.

9th Aug 2022

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Analysis

The Money Laundering Judgment: Justice Khanwilkar’s Last Hurrah

Desk Brief: J Khanwilkar's closing act at the SC will be the Judgment on the powers of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) under the PMLA.

27th Jul 2022

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Analysis

Looking Ahead 2022: SC on Special Investigative Bodies

In 2022, the Supreme Court will engage with three important cases that deal with the independence of special investigative bodies. 

29th Dec 2021

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Analysis

CJI Ramana Criticises ‘Indiscriminate’ Use of PMLA Powers

CJI Ramana and Bopanna J cautioned against rampantly using PMLA to arrest individuals.

16th Dec 2021

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cases

Karti P. Chidambaram v Enforcement Directorate

The Supreme Court will decide if the Enforcment Directorate is obligated to provide the accused with the EDIR filed against them, and if the reversal of the presumption of innocence in money laundering cases is constitutional. The outcome of this review will have an impact on the rights of an accused person in India’s criminal jurisprudence. It will decide if an accused can be presumed guilty until proven otherwise.

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