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Umar Khalid’s Bail Application: Delhi HC Hears Sharjeel Imam’s Speeches

Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad read Sharjeel Imam’s speeches from January 2020 before the Delhi HC.

22nd Aug 2022

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Monthly Review: May 2022

SC judges begin summer vacation after a month of hearings on religion, administration and freedom of speech.

2nd Jun 2022

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Sr. Adv. Trideep Pais at Delhi HC: Witness Testimonies Contradict Claims in Charge Sheet On Umar Khalid

Sr. Adv. Trideep Pais and Adv. Sanya Kamar further argued that portions of statements against Mr. Khalid were identical to each other.

30th May 2022

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Delhi HC Refuses to Examine Reliability of Witness Statements in Umar Khalid Bail Hearing

Sr. Adv. Trideep Pais and the Bench locked horns on whether the Court should evaluate the veracity of evidence while granting bail.

25th May 2022

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Sr. Adv. Trideep Pais at Delhi HC: Inconsistent Testimony Used to Charge Umar Khalid

Witness statement unreliable, Sessions Court Judge erred in denying bail to Mr. Khalid, claims Sr. Adv. Trideep Pais.

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Charge Sheet Wrongly Paints Umar Khalid as a Terrorist, Says Counsel at Delhi HC

Sr. Adv. Trideep Pais listed instances where misrepresented facts 'falsely' implicated Mr. Khalid in the 2020 Delhi Riots.

23rd May 2022

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Delhi HC Questions If Umar Khalid’s Speech Was An Invitation to Violence

The Delhi High Court is keen to bring the hearings to a close before June 4th, when the Court breaks for vacation.

20th May 2022

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The Sedition Order: A Real Hope for Free Speech?

DESK BRIEF: The intended impact of the SC's relatively ambiguous Order remains unclear. 

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12th May 2022

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Umar Khalid’s Bail Appeal at the Delhi High Court

A Delhi Court denied Khalid bail, stating the facts indicated his conspiring to riot. Khalid and Sharjeel Imam have approached the Delhi HC.

6th May 2022

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SC On PMLA: A Fine Balance?

DESK BRIEF: Will the Court continue to maintain a minimum interference policy in special criminal laws with PMLA?

4th Feb 2022

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