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US Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s Administration Efforts to Dismantle DACA

The Supreme Court in the case of Department of Homeland Security v Regents of the University of California, ruled 5-4 majority. The decision comes as a saving for almost 700,000 individuals. Trump administration cannot force removal of "the dreamers". Background The...

US Supreme Court: Prejudice Not Ground for Three-Strikes Rule Under Prison Litigation Reform Act, 1995

The three- strikes Rule had many interpretations by several lower courts. The Judgment came in response to clear the position. The Supreme Court held that the dismissal of a suit for failure to state a claim counts as a...

US Supreme Court Rejects Church’s Plea Against COVID-19 Restrictions On Religious Places

The Supreme Court of United States rejected the plea to remove restrictions on religious places. South Bay Pentecostal Church moved an application of injunction against the Covid-19 restrictions. The decision was a result of a close divide of 5:4...

South African High Court Holds Lockdown Regulations to be Unconstitutional

The South African High Court of Pretoria held the lockdown restrictions by the South African government to be invalid and unconstitutional. The decision came in the light of the restrictions being unreasonable and arbitrary. Background  The main parties to this suit...

Orissa High Court: Sexual Intercourse on the False Promise of Marriage Is Not Rape

In G Achyut Kumar v State of Orissa, the Court held that sexual intercourse on a false marriage promise will not amount to rape. In light of this issue, the Orissa High Court questioned if interference in intimate relations...

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