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The Desk

Sedition: A Hidden Contradiction

DESK BRIEF: The test for sedition contains both the 'clear and present danger' and 'bad tendency' tests from SCOTUS law.

16th Jul 2021

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Sedition in the Common Law Jurisdictions: UK, USA and India

Sedition originated in the UK. However, in the UK and US, the law has since been struck down or repealed. Will India follow?

20th May 2021

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Is Sedition Constitutional? From Tara Chand [1950] to Aditya Ranjan [2021]

Section 124A as a suppression of free speech: Tracing the History of Sedition Law in India

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1st Mar 2021

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2020 So Far: 5 Key Judgments

A review of the top 5 landmark judgments of the Supreme Court, delivered in 2020.

23rd Mar 2020

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Kishorechandra Wangkhemcha & Anr v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, that criminalises sedition, is unconstitutional.

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Next Hearing:

Last Updated: July 16, 2021

Bench:K.M. Joseph J, Indira Banerjee J, U.U. Lalit J

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