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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…

Guest Post by Adithya Reddy The constitution amendments introduced to give effect to the proposed levy of Goods & Services Tax (GST) are primarily enabling amendments conferring concurrent legislative competence on the Parliament and State Legislatures. This became necessary because GST takes within its sweep three different incidences of taxation, two of which fell under…

Guest post by Alok Prasanna With Parliament having passed the Constitution (101st Amendment) Act, 2016 the framework has been set for the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax in India. While the Act is yet to be ratified by at least half the State Legislative Assemblies as required by the Constitution, given the widespread…