Monthly Archives: July 2018

Automobile exception doesn’t apply to houses: USSC

The Supreme Court of the United States of America recently held that the automobile exception to the Fourth Amendment does not permit a police officer, uninvited and without a warrant, to enter the curtilage of a home in order to … Continue reading

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Private hospitals to provide free treatment to patients: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently ruled that Delhi’s private hospitals operating on subsidized government lands will have to provide free treatment to patients belonging to economically weaker strata of the society. “……..when the State largesse is being enjoyed by these … Continue reading

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Unconstitutional to allow defense counsel to concede guilt over defendant’s objection: USSC

The Supreme Court of the United States of America recently held that it is unconstitutional to allow defense counsel to concede guilt over the defendant’s intransigent and unambiguous objection, even when defense counsel’s experienced-based view is that confessing guilt offers … Continue reading

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Forwarded message is equal to accepting the message: MHC

Rejecting the anticipatory bail plea of a local political leader for forwarding an abusive message on social media, the Madras High Court observed that forwarding a message on social media is equal to accepting and endorsing the message. “Forwarded message … Continue reading

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Lower courts are best authority to check competence of child witness: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently clarified that the lower courts are the best authority to arrive at an impression regarding the competence of the child witness to testify and sentenced accused to fifteen (15) years of rigorous imprisonment for committing … Continue reading

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Recommendations on Privacy of Data released: TRAI

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released its Recommendations on Privacy, Security and Ownership of the Data in the Telecom Sector. https://bit.ly/2JrSCbv

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