Yesterday, the Chief Economic Advisor, Arvind Subramanian, released the Economic Survey 2017. Various chapters of the Survey grapple with issues such as demonetization, federalism, GST, Universal Basic Income, among others. Chapter 11 – entitled ‘One Economic India: For Goods and in the Eyes of the Constitution‘ – may interest readers. While the first section is…

Central Wing of the Supreme Court of India, New Delhi.

Judicial Reasoning and Judicial Behavior: Studying the Supreme Court of India Colloquium hosted by Center for Public Law and Jurisprudence Jindal Global Law School Call for Papers The role of the Supreme Court of India in shaping the post-colonial nation has been central to its study in the academy. The institution’s assertion of supremacy in…

Central Wing of the Supreme Court of India, New Delhi.

Guest Post by Akshita Jha In continuance of the Part I on the analysis of this judgment, this part constitutes of the criticism of the judgment and its analysis in the light of the rights of the accused and the responsibility of the Supreme Court in safeguarding them. This part also highlights the importance of…

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Guest Post by Akshita Jha This part of the analysis puts forward the brief facts of the case, coupled with the analysis of the medical reports and the reasoning of the Supreme Court behind giving the final verdict. Introduction After the issuance of a notice for the contempt of court to Justice Markandey Katju, the…

Guest Post by Jarrod Bogucki The University of Wisconsin Law School is proud to present Bhopal: Law, Accidents and Disasters in India, a Digital Archive initiated by Marc Galanter.   This archive is a collection of resources related to the December 1984 disaster at a Union Carbide chemical plant in Bhopal, India.  Professor Marc Galanter,…

Guest Post by Badri Natarajan Introduction This post discusses whether the denial of counsel in arbitral proceedings, can be against public policy for the purpose of S.34 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the “Act”) and the principle of “equality of arms” that is a core part of natural justice. I will argue that an arbitral…