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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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Justice A.M. Khanwilkar’s Notable Judgments: Bail, Entry Taxes and the Gujarat Riots

Justice Khanwilkar wrote a number of impactful Judgments including a flurry of decisions delivered at the end of his 6-year tenure.

28th Jul 2022

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Monthly Review: March 2022

The SC delivered Judgments on the One Rank One Pension policy and Vanniyar reservations in Tamil Nadu.

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Monthly Review: February 2022

The Court engaged with State reservations policies, the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, and the Union's OROP policy.

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How the global drug crisis led to the PMLA

DESK BRIEF: The Prevention of Money Laundering Act was enacted to honour India's obligations under a UN Convention on Drug Trafficking.

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Court to Hear Arguments in Challenge to Money Laundering Act

DESK BRIEF: Why was a Money Bill used to pass amendments to the PMLA, even though it did not contain any finance related provisins?

1st Feb 2022

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Monthly Review: January 2022

The Court engaged extensively with data for reservations, the rights of money laundering suspects, and the limits of legislative privileges.

31st Jan 2022

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Week 4 at the SC (2022): Time to Restrain ED’s Unmitigated Power?

DESK BRIEF: Does the ED’s investigative powers violate the rights of persons accused under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002?

27th Jan 2022

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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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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.

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