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Analysis

Monthly Review: September 2023

In a month marked by Constitution Bench activity, the Court also heard critical matters on convict remission policy and the Manipur violence

9th Oct 2023

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Analysis

Constitutionally Protected Bribery?

DESK BRIEF: The Supreme Court has yet to decide if MLAs can claim immunity after taking bribes to vote in Rajya Sabha elections.

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8th Jun 2020

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cases

N. Ravi v Speaker, Legislative Assembly Chennai

The Supreme Court will decide if the immunities enjoyed by law makers under Article 194 overrides the fundamental right to freedom of speech under Article 19

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C.B.I. v R.R. Kishore

The SC will determine if immunity against arrest extends to older pending cases after the provision granting immunity was struck down

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MLA Bribery

Pending

Sita Soren v Union of India

A 7 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court will decide whether a legislator enjoys immunity under Article 194(2) of the Constitution from prosecution for accepting bribes to vote in Parliament or an Assembly. The Court will engage with the limits to a parliamentarian's immunity in this case.

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