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To empower citizens with knowledge of the law, in both simplified and detailed formats, helps fights injustice in all forms.

CJP’s vast archive and resource base gives all Indians, regardless of caste, gender, class or community factsheets, ready reckoners and more elaborate judgement primers to understand how our judiciary and legislature, both, are furthering fundamental freedoms and rights.

Prosecution Law is misused in India

कोविड-१९ आणि भारताचे सर्वोच्च न्यायालय सर्वसामान्य परिस्थितीत अर्थातच राज्यघटना खूप महत्त्वाची असते, पण एखाद्या संकट काळातच राज्यघटना आणि तिची अंमलबजावणी करणारी यंत्रणा यांच्या खऱ्या कसोटीचा काळ असतो. म्हणूनच, सध्याच्या परिस्थितीत सर्वोच्च न्यायालयाचे अपयश हे आणखीच चिंताजनक आहे

हा लेख व्हिडिओ कॉन्फरन्सिंगद्वारे सुनावणीच्या कार्यक्षमतेबद्दल किंवा या लॉकडाऊनच्या काळात किती न्यायाधीशांनी किंवा कितीवेळा सुनावणी घ्यावी याबद्दल नाही. कोविड-१९ संदर्भात दाखल केलेल्या विविध याचिका उच्च न्यायालयांनी आणि विशेषतः सर्वोच्च न्यायालयाने कशाप्रकारे हाताळल्या आहेत आणि आपल्या न्यायालयांनी, विशेषतः सर्वोच्च न्यायालयाने राज्यघटना आणि भारतीय जनता यांचा कशा प्रकारे अपेक्षाभंग केला आहे याविषयी आहे. मी दोन गोष्टी अगदी…

संकट के इस दौर में सुप्रीम कोर्ट कहां है? इसमें कोई शक नहीं कि संविधान हमेशा ही महत्वपूर्ण है. लेकिन जब देश किसी संकट काल से गुज़रता है तब संविधान और उसे लागू करने के तरीके कसौटी पर कसे जाते हैं. यही वजह है कि मौजूदा वक्त में सुप्रीम कोर्ट की नाकामी हमारे सामने बड़े ही साफ तौर पर उभर आई है.

यह आलेख इस बारे में नहीं है कि वीडियो कॉन्फ्रेंसिंग के जरिये अदालत की सुनवाई कितनी कारगर है. यह इस बारे में भी नहीं है कि वीडियो कॉन्फ्रेंसिंग में कितने जजों को बैठना चाहिए. इस आलेख में इस बात पर चर्चा करेंगे कि देश की ऊंची अदालतों खास कर सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने कोविड-19 को लेकर…

COVID19: Significant judgments of Indian High Courts (Part 1) A look at the high court decisions on the many issues linked to COVID19

While coronavirus has been wreaking havoc in public life, it has caused some stirs in the judiciary as well. With courts shifting to virtual hearings and taking up urgent matters only, the nation witnessed many significant judgments coming from courts, on issues relating to COVID19. For instance, issues like management of hospitals, amenities to migrants,…

SC Extends Power To Grant Anticipatory Bail

COVID19: Ten most significant decisions of the Supreme Court of India March 23- May 28, 2020

Here we have a look at how the Supreme Court has dealt with crucial issues relating to the fundamental right to life and dignity, to health care and accountability from the government during the Covid 19 pandemic driven lockdown. In RE: Contagion of Covid 19 Virus in Prisons [SUO MOTU WRIT PETITION (C) NO. 1/2020]…

Laws in the time of Corona Some laws which are helping the administration in containing the spread of the virus

As the Covid-19 pandemic claims new lives everyday and fresh cases emerge in different states, certain laws and legal provisions can enable a system to be put in place to best manage the fragile and fast deteriorating situation. Here’s a look at some such laws and how they can help the administration check the spread…

Delhi: Access To Justice For All An information booklet of free legal services provided by Delhi State Legal Services Authority

The National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) has been constituted under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 to provide free Legal Services to the weaker sections of the society and to organise Lok Adalats for amicable settlement of disputes. Post the Delhi 2020 violence, it is paramount that citizens are aware of the free legal services…

SC Extends Power To Grant Anticipatory Bail

SC extends power to grant anticipatory bail till completion of trial Appellate or superior court also granted power to consider the correctness of the order granting anticipatory bail at the behest of the State or investigating agency

Judgement Primer: Anticipatory bail protection till end of trial Sushila Aggarwal and others Vs. State (NCT of Delhi) and another Supreme Court of India: Justice Arun Mishra, Justice Indira Banerjee, Justice Vineet Sharma, Justice MR Shah and Justice SR Bhat Date of Judgement: January 29, 2020 Delivered by: Justice Justice Shah and Justice Bhat Introduction:…

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