International Courts

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: Homosexual or Transgender Status Not A Reason To Dismiss Employees

On June 15, the Supreme Court of the U.S decided the case of Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia. 'An employer cannot fire an individual merely for being gay or transgender', it ruled in a landmark judgement. Brief Facts of the...

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...

American Bar Association: Safoora Zargar’s Detention Against International Law Standards, Set Her Free

On December 13, 2019, a non-violent protest took place at Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. The protests were in response to the enforcement of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The Delhi Police charged a 27-year old Ph.D scholar, Ms....

Washington Supreme Court Issues a Solidarity Statement Against the Unjust Racial System

Brief Background On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, an African American man asphyxiated to death by the Minneapolis police, Minnesota. He was being arrested for allegedly using counterfeit money at the grocery store. Derek Chauvin, a white police officer smothered...

Australian High Court Quashes Child Sex-Abuse Conviction, says the Evidence did not establish Guilt to the requisite Standard of Proof

Pell v. The Queen HCA 12, was a special leave to appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria. The facts of the case were that the accused was charged with...
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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...