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The High Court Roundup brings a curated list of the top stories of the month to ensure that our readers do not miss out any important updates. This month’s roundup covers the stories Live-in relationships; Motor Accident Claims; medical treatment of HIV positive person; Trademarks; Yashraj Copy Rights case; problem of toxic work culture; termination of pregnancy of rape victims; Sexism not accessible, no means no; allowing Sikhs to carry Kirpans on flights….

Justice Dipankar Datta
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Former Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, Justice Dipankar Datta, was sworn in as a Supreme Court Judge. His appointment now raises the judicial strength of the Supreme Court to 28 out of total strength of 34 judges

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    Uttaranchal High Court: While allowing the revision petitions, the single judge bench of Ravindra Maithani, J. has held that Sessions

Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court
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“The High Court, while forming an opinion whether a criminal proceeding or complaint or FIR should be quashed in exercise of its jurisdiction under Section 482 CrPC, must evaluate whether the ends of justice would justify the exercise of the inherent power”

Madras High Court
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Of all the things a system should fear, Complacency heads the list. The case in hand gave us a wake-up call and made us question ourselves as to whether we have become complacent and conditioned while dealing with preventive detention cases. Having got that call from within, we decided to shake up and wriggle out of the complacency and do a reality check.

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    Supreme Court: In three appeals against an order directing separate zone of consideration for promotion of Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe

High Court Round UpLegal RoundUp

The High Court Roundup brings a curated list of the top stories of the month to ensure readers do not miss any

Legislation UpdatesRules & Regulations

On 27-08-2022, the Central Government Supreme Court Judges (Amendment) Rules, 2022 to further amend the Supreme Court Judges Rules, 1959. Key points:

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Gauhati High Court: The single Bench of Michael Zothankhuma, J., disposed of the writ petition and held that a cousin cannot be

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Supreme Court: On being apprised of 30 years-long delay in execution of an Arbitration Award, the Division Bench comprising M.R. Shah and

Appointments & TransfersNews

Supreme Court Collegium has recommended transfer/repatriation of Judges of High Courts, as mentioned below: S. No. Name of the Judge   S/Shri

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President appoints Justice Sabina, senior-most Judge of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief

Bombay High Court
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Bombay High Court: Anuja Prabhudessai, J., observed that touching private parts and kissing on the lips of a minor would not constitute

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  Top Story  Thane Court Man allegedly cheats a woman by suppressing material fact of him being homosexual: Will Thane Court grant

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“Forum shopping has been termed as disreputable practice by the courts and has no sanction and paramountcy in law.”

Bombay High Court
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Bombay High Court: The Division Bench of V.K. Jadhav and Sandipkumar C. More, JJ., addressed whether Family Court under Muslim Personal Law

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Delhi High Court: The Division Bench of Rajiv Shakdher and Jasmeet Singh, JJ., strikes down the OM dated 13-7-2021, to the extent

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court
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President appoints (i) Shri Rahul Bharti, and (ii) Ms. Moksha Khajuria Kazmi, to be Additional Judges of the High Court of Jammu

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President appoints (i) Ms. Nidumolu Mala, and (ii) Shri S. Sounthar, to be Additional Judges of the Madras High Court, for a

High Court Round UpLegal RoundUpTribunals/Regulatory Bodies/Commissions Monthly Roundup

“For a contract to be enforceable, the restraint of trade clause must be reasonable.” [Rajesh Kumar Gandhi v. Mukesh Dutt] Read the