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The Desk

2021 Monsoon Session Review

The Court’s Monsoon Session was dominated by cases related to tribunals and reservations. Several constitutional cases remain pending.

13th Oct 2021

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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: Third Time’s the Charm?

<The Court has admitted a challenge to sedition twice before, upholding it each time. Will the third attempt be the successful one?

11th Jun 2021

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The Supreme Court on Sedition: Regulate or Remove?

The Supreme Court in Kedarnath Singh (1962) restricted the scope of sedition law. Now the constitutionality of the law has been questioned.

10th Jun 2021

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Sedition: 6 Must Reads

In this post we curate a list of must reads that look into the history, evolution and application of sedition law in the Indian context.

10th Jun 2021

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Monthly Review: May 2021

In May 2021 the Supreme Court struck down the reservations provided to Maratha's and continued to hear multiple COVID cases.

31st May 2021

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समान कानून कार्यक्षेत्र वाले देशों में देशद्रोह: भारत अमेरिका एवं ब्रिटेन

यूके और यूएसए में राजद्रोह के कानूनी इतिहास का पता लगाते हैं और क्या देशद्रोह अभिव्यक्ति की आज़ादी का एक अपवाद ,और अपराध है।  

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27th May 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 However, in the UK and US, the law has since been struck down or repealed.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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Summer Session 2021 Review

The Session was dominated by COVID-related cases, and tackling pendency. Maratha reservations were struck down, and Ramana took over as CJI.

18th May 2021

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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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