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Case Analysis – Worcester v. The State of Georgia (1832)

Coram for Worcester v. Georgia Chief Justice John Marshall, Justice William Johnson, Justice Gabriel Duvall, Justice Joseph Story, Justice Smith Thompson, Justice John McLean (concurrence), and Justice Henry Baldwin (dissenting). Facts of the case of Worcester v. Georgia During the 1820s and...

Case Analysis – Charles River Bridge v Warren Bridge

The Proprietors of the Charles River Bridge, Plaintiffs in Error v. The Proprietors of the Warren Bridge, and Others (1837) Coram of Charles River Bridge v Warren Bridge Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, Justice Joseph Story, Justice Smith Thompson, Justice John...

Madhya Pradesh HC Orders Inquiry Against Public Prosecutor for Giving Up ‘Important’ Eye Witness In A Murder Trial

The Madhya Pradesh High Court (Gwalior Bench) on Monday directed the Principal Secretary, Law and Legislative Affairs/District Magistrate, Bhind to conduct an inquiry against a Public Prosecutor who gave up an 'important' eye witness/father of the deceased in a murder trial. 

Supreme Court Restores Senior Designation of Gujarat Lawyer Yatin Oza for Two Years

The Supreme Court on Thursday restored the Senior designation of Gujarat lawyer Yatin Oza for a period of two years with effect from January 1, 2022. Most importantly, the Court said that extension of Senior designation beyond two years will be at the discretion of the Gujarat High Court after taking into account the conduct of the veteran lawyer.

Analysis On SC Decision On Section 14A of the Income Tax Act by Invoking Adam Smith’s Principle

The main question presented before the Court was whether proportionate disallowance of interest paid by banks was called for under Section 14A of the Income Tax Act for the investment made in tax-free bonds which yielded tax-free dividends.

What Did the Bombay High Court Say In Aryan Khan’s Case Or the Cruises Ship Drug Case

The Bombay High Court has granted bail to Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan and two other co-accused Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha, in the cruise ship drug case subject to thirteen conditions (Aryan Shahrukh Khan v. Union of India).

Delhi HC Clarifies Position On Essence of Personal Appearance Before the Registrar for Registration of Marriage

The present case revolves around the mandate of law that necessitated a couple to be physically present before the Registrar to register their marriage, while they being located in the United States, amidst the raging pandemic.

Calcutta High Court: Notice to Attend Hearing Does Not Vest Jurisdiction Upon Authority to Decide an Issue Which the Statute Does Not Approve

The Calcutta High Court in its judgment stated that mere issuance of notice directing the parties involved to attend a hearing along with all necessary documents does not vest a jurisdiction upon the respective authority to decide the case when the statute does not even empower it to adjudicate upon. 

Supreme Court Ruling Clarifies the Difference Between ‘Parole’ and ‘Furlough’

Courts have weighed the differences between "furlough" and "parole" and the principles relating to their grant.

Kerala High Court Sets Guidelines for Issuing Passports to Criminal Defendants

The Kerala High Court issued a major judgment recently, laying out a set of rules for criminal courts to follow before giving authorization for the issuing of passports to people facing criminal charges.

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