International Courts

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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Job Post: Vacancy for multiple posts at Office of the Commissioner, Labour and Employment, Panaji

Applications are invited by the Commissioner, Labour and Employment, Shram Shakti Bhavan, 2nd Floor, Patto Plaza, Panaji – Goa,...

SC Cancels Bail Granted to Murder Accused; Says We Can’t Have Two Parallel Legal Systems for the Rich and the Common Man

The Hon’ble Supreme Court cancelled the accused person’s bail and stated that a judiciary that is susceptible to political pressures would allow politicians to operate with impunity and incentivize criminality to flourish.

Madras HC Restrains State From Acquiring Buses Without Disabled Friendly Amenities

The Madras High Court restrained the State from acquiring more buses as part of public transport as long as it did not conform to the notification issued on 20th September 2016 mandating disabled friendly amenities in buses.

Job Post: Vacancy for Research Associate with CPA Project [Criminal Justice & Police Accountability Project], Bhopal: Apply by July 31

About the Organisation The Criminal Justice & Police Accountability Project is Bhopal-based research and litigation intervention working to build accountability against the unjust criminalisation of...

Job Post: Vacancy for 2 Legal Assistant at Legastice, Chennai, Apply Now

About the Law Firm Legastice is a legal Firm and the company is engaged in legal services to various businesses. They handle labour laws, all...