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The Desk

Wrapping up 2021 at the Supreme Court

DESK BRIEF: In 2021, the SC grappled with pressing questions on freedom of the press, equality and non-discrimination.

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Key Supreme Court Judgments 2021

We review the SC's most significant judgments in 2021.

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SC Judgment Review 2021: Judicial Deference

In Rajeev Suri v Union of India, the SC adopted a deferential approach vis-à-vis the Executive regarding policy matters.

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SC Judgment Review 2021: Tribunals

In 2021, the Supreme Court issued two important judgments on Statutory Tribunals.

28th Dec 2021

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SC Judgment Review 2021: Reservations

The Supreme Court delivered key judgments on reservations for Persons with Disabilities and the Maratha community.

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SC Judgment Review 2021: Legislative Competence

We discuss three judgments in which the Court defined the extent of the powers of Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies.

27th Dec 2021

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SC Judgment Review 2021: Terror

We discuss two judgments where the Court engaged with bail under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA).

24th Dec 2021

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SC Judgment Review 2021: Elections and Democracy

In State of Goa v Fouziya Imtiaz Sheikh the Court emphasised that an independent Election Commission is key to India’s democracy.

22nd Dec 2021

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SC Judgment Review 2021: Freedom of the Press

The Court recognised that press freedom and privacy were allies and that the fear of surveillance is an ‘assault’ on the press.

21st Dec 2021

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SC Judgment Review 2021: Equality

In 2021, the Supreme Court issued three important judgments on substantive equality. 

21st Dec 2021

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