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SC restrains states from giving remission to convicts serving life sentence

Jul 09, 2014

SC restrains states from giving remission to convicts serving life sentence

The Supreme Court today restrained all states from exercising power of remission for releasing convicts from jail who are serving life sentence and sought their response whether the Centre's nod was needed for the purpose in cases prosecuted by central agencies like CBI. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Life sentence #power of remission
SC issues notice to Salman Khan in black buck hunting case

Jul 09, 2014

SC issues notice to Salman Khan in black buck hunting case

The Supreme court on Wednesday issued notice to Bollywood actor Salman Khan on a plea by the Rajasthan government challenging a High Court decision which had stayed his conviction in a black buck hunting case. #Bollywood #Salman Khan #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Crime #Sonali Bendre #Saf Ali Khan #Ghoda Farm #Chinkaras #Bhawad #UK Embassy
Gulbarg case: Court orders SIT to produce documents within 15 days

Jul 09, 2014

Gulbarg case: Court orders SIT to produce documents within 15 days

A special court hearing the 2002 Gulbarg society massacre case in Ahmedabad on Tuesday ordered the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigating Team to produce within 15 days all documents related to its final report on Zakia Jafri's complaint against Narendra Modi and others. #India #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #SIT #Gulbarg Society #Zakia Jafri
Gulbarg massacre: Court asks SIT to produce all documents in 15 days

Jul 08, 2014

Gulbarg massacre: Court asks SIT to produce all documents in 15 days

A special court hearing the 2002 Gulbarg society massacre case here today ordered the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigating Team to produce within 15 days all documents related to its final report on Zakia Jafri's complaint against Narendra Modi and others. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #SIT #Gulbarg Society #Zakia Jafri #Gulbarg Massacre
Fatwa ruling: Why the uniform civil code debate is nonsensical

Jul 08, 2014

Fatwa ruling: Why the uniform civil code debate is nonsensical

If the rulings of the shariats have no legal sanction, this applies to the rulings of khap panchayats too. For that matter, it applies to community judicial bodies of all religions in the country. #Khap panchayats #Supreme Court #Fatwa ruling #shariats #Uniforms civil code

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Why the judicial system's fear of mobs is frightening

Mar 16, 2014

Why the judicial system's fear of mobs is frightening

I do not understand what collective conscience is and how it is to be measured for extreme or moderate revulsion. #Supreme Court #Afzal Guru #Sahara India #InMyOpininon #High Courts
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Mar 06, 2014

Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

The judiciary is not something to be scoffed at and neither is public sentiment. #HowThisWorks #India #Business #Delhi #Supreme Court #protest #Subrata Roy #Sahara #lUCKNOW #Ink

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Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Jul 10, 2014

Judge under fire for blog post on Hobby Lobby case

A federal judge turned part-time blogger who garnered unwanted national attention this week after using a profane expression to tell the Supreme Court to, effectively, "shut up" has decided to take his own advice and shut up for a while...
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Jul 09, 2014

Top 10 Supreme Court Cases of 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court term that began in October 2013 was stocked with cases that threatened to limit the President’s power, software patents, campaign-finance laws and affirmative action. After the dust cleared, however, the decisions were surprisi...
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Jul 09, 2014

Brooklyn cantor begins serving two-year prison term in controversial sex abuse case

Baruch Lebovits, 62, was shackled and waved goodbye to his son Wednesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court. His victim, now 26, was in court and said Lebovits has refused to apologize for sexually abusing him in 2004...