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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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An Analysis of the Supreme Court of India’s Decision in Saurav Yadav v. State of Uttar Pradesh on Reservation

Reservation is one of the debatable realities of Indian constitution. This system got its roots from the exploitations due...
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Explained: The Political Crisis in Nepal

On December 20th, K P Sharma Oli, the Prime Minister of Nepal dissolved the Lower House Parliament of the country in an unprecedented move....

“Dismissal Without Inquiry Is Justified if Employee Did Not Prove Minimum Working Period”: Supreme Court

This case concerns the dispute relating to the termination of an employee without any disciplinary inquiry. Brief facts of the case The Respondent, Smt. Sureshwati was...

Can the Relatives of the Husband Attract Prosecution in Case of Triple Talaq?

The Supreme Court of India has recently made a judgement. It lays down that the relatives of the husband cannot be kept as accused...

“Rape Victim To Be Provided Shelter Due To Media Attention Prohibited Under Section 228A of the IPC”: Supreme Court

This case concerns the petition by a rape victim for rehabilitation as she was social ostracization.  Brief facts of the case In this case, a writ...