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FIRs’ to be uploaded within 24 hrs after registration: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that First Information Report (“FIR”) shall be uploaded on the police websites or on a State’s official website (if there is no police website) within twenty-four (24) hours of being registered so that the … Continue reading

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Ar. 233(2) bar is only for appointment of DJ: SC

The Supreme Court of India held that the bar under Article 233(2) of the Constitution of India is only regarding the appointment of the District Judge and not for the participation in the selection process by the candidates. Article 233(2) … Continue reading

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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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Privacy Rights should be protected during litigation: DHC

Raising serious concerns over the disclosure of the most private and personal details by the parties during the matrimonial litigation and thus affecting the privacy rights, the Delhi High Court issued the below directions to the Family Courts in Delhi. … Continue reading

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Tacking inquiry a question for jury: USSC

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of United States ruled that whether two trademarks may be tacked for purposes of determin­ing priority is a question for the jury, not judges. “Be­cause the tacking inquiry operates from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Delay in matrimonial disputes by courts ‘distressing phenomenon’: SC

Criticizing the apathetic attitude of the Family courts, the Supreme Court of India held that matrimonial and domestic disputes, including an application for grant of maintenance, have to be disposed of at the earliest by the Family courts by taking … Continue reading

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Judge has jurisdiction to try PC/non-PC offences even if public servant dies: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that a Special Judge (under Prevention of Corruption Act “PC Act”) has jurisdiction to proceed against non-Prevention of Corruption offences along with Prevention of Corruption offences irrespective of the fact that the sole public … Continue reading

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High Courts can quash criminal proceedings/FIR/complaint under Sec 482 CrPC: SC

The Supreme Court of India again clarified that the High Courts in exercise of their inherent powers under Section 482 of Criminal Procedure Code (“Code”) can quash the criminal proceedings or FIR or complaint in appropriate cases in order to … Continue reading

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