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The Desk

Farm Laws Repealed – What Now for the ‘Right to Protest’?

DESK BRIEF: After the farm laws repeal, will the SC make it harder for protests to make a significant impact?

24th Nov 2021

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Court Data

What is a Typical SC Judge’s Career Path?

Data reveales that High Court judges who were advocates hold more Supreme Court positions than those from the subordinate judiciary.

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17th Nov 2021

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The Desk

Challenging the NGT’s Use of Suo Moto Powers

16 orders of the NGT are now before the Supreme Court on appeal. The Court will decide whether the NGT has suo moto powers.

23rd Sep 2021

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The Desk

COVID Coverage: Prisons-September 23rd 2021

The Court sought information on the internet facilities in prisons in order to implement a system for online transmission of bail orders.

23rd Sep 2021

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The Desk

COVID Coverage: Contagion in Prisons

The Supreme Court took cognizance of the threat posed by the pandemic on prisoners and issued directions to the States.

23rd Sep 2021

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The Desk

How Do Supreme Courts Choose Their Cases?

The Indian Supreme Court is famous for its large docket, while the US Supreme Court is known selective. The UK has an Appeals Panel.

21st Sep 2021

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The Desk

Should Courts have Suo Moto Powers?

Courts often exercise their suo moto jurisdiction by taking up matters based on media reports or act on letters written to them.

17th Sep 2021

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The Desk

COVID Coverage: Court’s Functioning (29th August, 2021)

On August 29th 2021 it was announced that physical hearings would resume in the Supreme Court for a limited number of cases.

30th Aug 2021

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How Do We Appoint Supreme Court Judges?

The judiciary appoints its own judges - a common source of conflict with the executive. But what does the process entail?

28th Aug 2021

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A Profile of the Supreme Court: Gender, Regional and Religious Diversity

The Supreme Court bench has the highest number of women ever, maximum judges from the Bombay and Delhi High Courts and mostly Hindu judges.

28th Aug 2021

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