Legal RoundUpSupreme Court Roundups

This roundup revisits the analyses of Supreme Court’s judgments/orders on Unmarried persons’ right to safe abortion, Inclusion of ‘marital rape’ under Abortion laws, Journalist Sidhique Kappan’s bail; Constitution Bench’s opinion on Doctrine of Precedents; Reference of question relating to Pre-sentence hearing of death row convicts; Explainers on important law points; Collegium Recommendation; and more

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Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The nature of sexual violence and the contours of consent do not undergo a transformation when one decides to marry. The institution of marriage does not influence the answer to the question of whether a woman has consented to sexual relations. If the woman is in an abusive relationship, she may face great difficulty in accessing medical resources or consulting doctors.”

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While the interim order was passed in the case on 21.07.2022, the Supreme Court took over two months to write a far-reaching 75-pages-long verdict, touching upon various aspects like purposive interpretation of Medical Termination of Pregnancy laws, equal status of married and unmarried or single women, right to reproductive autonomy, right to dignity, effect of unwanted pregnancy on mental health of women, etc.

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Supreme Court: While dealing with a case relating to termination of a CRPF probationer for suppressing material information relating to his criminal

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Supreme Court: The bench of Indira Banerjee* and AS Bopanna, JJ has held that an appeal does not lie to the Commercial

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Supreme Court: The bench of MR Shah* and Krishna Murari, JJ has transferred all the FIRs filed against Time Now anchor Navika

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Supreme Court: In a case where a plaintiff had sought for permanent injunction without applying for the substantive relief of specific performance

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Supreme Court: In a case where the closure of a  Common Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Facility was sought for want of Environmental Clearance

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“A claim may not be barred by limitation. It is the remedy for realisation of the claim, which gets barred by limitation.”

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Supreme Court: In a case where challenge was made to declare Section 50(a) of the Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954 unconstitutional being

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Case BriefsSupreme Court (Constitution Benches)

Supreme Court: Explaining the doctrine of precedents, the 5-judge Constitution Bench of Indira Banerjee*, Hemant Gupta*, Surya Kant, MM Sundresh and Sudhanshu

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“Quashing of a complaint is a serious matter. Complaint cannot be quashed for the asking. For quashing of a complaint, it must be shown that no offence is made out at all against the Director or Partner.”

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Supreme Court: The bench of BR Gavai* and PS Narasimha, JJ has held that the right to establish an educational institution is

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Supreme Court: The bench of Dinesh Maheshwari and JB Pardiwala*, JJ has observed that the plea of juvenility can be allowed to

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Supreme Court: The bench of Dinesh Maheshwari and JB Pardiwala*, JJ has explained the true import of Section 13(1)(e) of the Prevention

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Supreme Court: The bench of Indira Banerjee* and AS Bopanna, JJ has reversed the NCLAT order wherein it was held that the

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When Section 7 or any other provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 do not stipulate any particular form or requirements, it would not be appropriate for a court to gratuitously add impediments and desist from upholding the validity of an arbitration agreement.

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The Kerala journalist was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on his way to Hathras, Uttar Pradesh to report on the alleged gang-rape of a Dalit woman, who later died in the Hospital.

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Supreme Court: In a case where the Ahmednagar Mahanagar Palika/ Municipal Corporation was giving appointment to the heirs of the employees on

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“The Improvement Trust behaved as if it had some superior right to appropriate the property of the owners without paying for it contrary to the mandate of the LA Act.”

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