5-Judge Constitution Bench in a miscellaneous application filed to seek modifications of guidelines prescribed in 2018 Euthanasia Judgment, viewed that the guidelines need modifications. Thus, simplified the process for passive euthanasia.
This roundup revisits the analyses of Supreme Court’s judgments/orders on constitutionality of Demonetisation; Freedom of Speech of Ministers; Guidelines to withhold life support of a terminally ill patients; Tussle between Delhi Government and Centre, and more. It also covers reports on Justice SA Nazeer’s retirement; the career trajectory & important decision of Justice CT Ravikumar; Explainers on important law points; five ‘Did You Know’ facts; Cases Reported in SCC Weekly in the month of January; and a throwback from SCC Archives.
5-Judge Constitution Bench of SC was hearing application to modify guidelines prescribed in 2018 Euthanasia Judgment and viewed that the guidelines need modifications. Thus, simplified the process for passive euthanasia. A detailed order with specific directions is awaited.
Supreme Court of Ireland: While deliberating on a somber appeal of “life or death”, filed by the parents of a boy (hereinafter
by Achal Gupta*
Madras High Court: The Bench comprising of N. Kirubakaran and Abdul Quiddhose, JJ. dealt with a petition in which father (i.e. petitioner)
Supreme Court: “Why should I fear death? If I am, then death is not. If death is, then I am not. Why
Supreme Court: The 5-judge Constitution bench of Dipak Misra, CJ and Dr. AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, Dr. DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan,
Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa: While deciding the present case wherein the legality of an order by the High Court