[Nishant Gokhale continues to document the arguments in this case]   The arguments today (5th August 2015) were continued by the State of Tamil Nadu through Mr. Rakesh Dwivedi, Senior Advocate. Continuing on the second question referred to the constitution bench, Mr. Dwivedi argued to counter the argument of the Solicitor General that the power…

(We could not blog about the hearings in this matter on 29.7.2015 and 30.7.2015 as the Death Penalty Litigation Clinic, NLU Delhi was involved in the proceedings in Yakub Memon’s case before the Supreme Court. Nishant Gokhale continues to blog on the arguments in Sriharan)  The arguments today (4th August 2015) were continued by the…

 [The report of the arguments on Day 2 is once again by Nishant Gokhale]   Continuing from yesterday’s post, the Solicitor General continued his arguments today (Thursday, 23rd July 2015). He relied greatly on the judgment in Maru Ram’s case. He argued that this judgment would be read to mean that the power under Art. 72 and Art. 161was…

Please see the call below from APU’s School of Policy & Governance for law faculty to be part of the Masters in Law and Development. (text provided by APU) ————————————————– The School of Policy & Governance at the Azim Premji University, Bangalore is committed to creating a leading centre for multi-disciplinary research and scholarship in…