Full-text of the judgment of the Andhra Pradesh High Court in the case of Andhra Pradesh Civil Liberties Committee v. The Government of AP is posted here. The judgment required an FIR to be registered after every case of police encounter (I have read the case yet, this much is from news reports). The judgment was stayed by the Supreme Court yesterday.
Professor Tarunabh Khaitan is a Professor of Public Law & Legal Theory and the Vice Dean at the Faculty of Law, Oxford. He is also a Professor and Future Fellow at Melbourne Law School. He is the founding General Editor of the Indian Law Review and the founder & Chief Advisor of the Junior Faculty Forum for Indian Law Teachers.
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