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Monthly Review: October 2021

In October, the Court heard important cases on reservations, powers of the Directorate of Enforcement, and foreign funding for NGOs.

1st Nov 2021

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SCO Explains: Maratha Reservations Hearings – The 50% Rule (3/4)

We look at the arguments on whether the 50% limit is binding precedent, and its scope in applying it to Maratha reservations.

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28th Jun 2021

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SCO Explains: The 50% Limit on Reservations (2/4)

We look at the rationale and the development of the 50% limit on reservations, which was an issue in the Maratha Reservations case.

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26th Jun 2021

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SCO Explains: Maratha Reservations Litigation History (1/4)

We look at the Litigation History of the Maratha Reservations case, before it came before the Supreme Court.

 

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24th Jun 2021

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Can the Supreme Court Provide Reservations for Orphans?

With the petition seeking orphans to be identified as a backward class, are we moving away from a caste centric definition of backwardness.

8th Jun 2021

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Round 3 on Maratha Reservations

DESK BRIEF: The Union has filed a review petition challenging the Maratha Reservation verdict, which might lead to the third round of litigation.

8th Jun 2021

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Breaking Down the Three Opinions of the Maratha Judgment: Length, Structure & Style

Bhushan J interpreted the 102nd Constitution Amendment Act purposively whereas Bhat J interpreted the Amendment strictly based on its text.

2nd Jun 2021

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SCO Explains: Maratha Reservations (Part 1)

In this episode of SCO Explains, we look at first part of the Supreme Court's judgment in Jaishri Laxmanrao Patil v. Union of India.

31st Mar 2021

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