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Compact Disc can be accepted as evidence: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that a compact disc can be exhibited as piece of evidence and the parties will have to prove or disprove such evidence in judicial proceedings. Treating a compact disc as a ‘document’ under the … Continue reading

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PC can be granted for further investigation: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that police remand can be sought in respect of an accused arrested at the stage of further investigation if the interrogation is needed by the investigating agency. “Police remand can be sought under … Continue reading

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Difference between Appellate & Revision jurisdiction of High Court: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India clarified that the High Court has the power in its revisional jurisdiction to satisfy itself to the regularity, correctness, legality or propriety of the impugned decision or the order of the … Continue reading

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Warrant required to search cellphones: USSC

In a ruling that will impact on the ability of law enforcement to combat crime, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a warrant is required to search the cellphones of the people they arrest. “Police generally may not, without … Continue reading

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Certain facts to be explained by accused: SC

The Supreme Court of India reiterated that there are certain facts that can be known only to the accused and burden is on the accused to explain those facts even though it is well settled that the burden of proving … Continue reading

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Foreign decree needs to conform to CPC requirements: BHC

The Bombay High Court held that a foreign decree does not create a ‘debt’ that can be said to be ‘payable now’ against an Indian company if the foreign decree does not conform to the requirements of Section 13 of … Continue reading

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Power u/S 319(1) CrPC can be exercised at any time after charge-sheet is filed and before the pronouncement of judgment: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified the powers of the courts under the criminal justice system to arraign any person as an accused during the course of inquiry or trial as contemplated under Section 319 of … Continue reading

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