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Courts to exercise contempt jurisdiction with ‘care & caution’: SC

A Large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified the contours of the power of the Court while exercising its contempt jurisdiction and ruled that the power should be exercised with the greatest of ‘care and caution’. “The power … Continue reading

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Magistrates to follow guidelines in case of juveniles: SC

In an attempt to prevent a situation where an accused is subjected to a trial by a regular Court having criminal jurisdiction but he or she is later found to be a juvenile, the Supreme Court of India gave the … Continue reading

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