“It is true that an extra-judicial confession is used against its maker but as a matter of caution, advisable for the Court to look for a corroboration with the other evidence on record. In Gopal Sah, (2008) 17 SCC 128 this Court held that an extra-judicial confession is, on the face of it, a weak […]Read more "Extra Judicial Confessions II"
Comprehension means the unpremeditated, attentive facing up to, and resisting of, reality. The Supreme Court of India (‘SC’) has 26 Hon’ble Judges. It is difficult to comprehend the Highest Court of the Land and its Judges. The Supreme Court of the United States has 9 Judges who enjoy an appointment for a lifetime. In contrast, […]Read more "The Nature of Judicial Power: Chief Justice of India No. 51"
My Lord, Practice Permissible for Foreign Law Firms / Lawyers in India? Practice of Law includes Litigation as well as Non-Litigation. A Casual Visit: Not ‘Practice’. Question of Fact. Bar Council of India or Union of India: Make Rules. Subject to Regulations, Foreign Lawyer can Practice Foreign Law in India. Not Possible to Hold: No […]Read more "Foreign Lawyers in India"
My Lord, Constitution of Benches and the Allocation of Cases by the Chief Justice must be Regulated by a Procedure? In the Allocation of Cases and the Constitution of Benches the Chief Justice has an Exclusive Prerogative. From an Institutional Perspective the Chief Justice is placed at the Helm of the Supreme Court. The Chief […]Read more "Constituting Benches, Allocating Cases"
“In Gopal Sah, (2008) 17 SCC 128 the Court held that an extra-judicial confession is, on the face of it, a weak evidence and should not be relied upon to record a conviction, in the absence of a chain of circumstances. In Pancho, (2011) 10 SCC 165 as well, the Court refused to convict the accused […]Read more "Extra Judicial Confessions I"
Issues of Tribunals: Unresolved. 07.05.2018 Concept of Tribunals was evolved to decongest Court System. Constitutional Role of Supreme Court obstructed. If Tribunals are given Judicial Power, they must possess Independence, Security and Capacity associated with Courts. 3 Member Urgent Committee required for Issues *(I)-(II)-(III)-(IV)*. 1/3 Members: Retired Judge of Supreme Court. 16.05.2018 Retired Judge of […]Read more "Rojer Mathew, SLP (Civil) 15804/2017"
India’s first In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) baby, and World’s second, Kanupriya, was born in Kolkata on October 3, 1978. The scientific technology behind IVF is known as Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). Despite India being a hub of surrogacy, there is no legal framework. There are four types of surrogacy: traditional, gestational, commercial and altruistic. Commercial surrogacy […]Read more "Surrogacy"