Extra Judicial Confessions II

“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 […]

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Foreign Lawyers in India

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 […]

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Extra Judicial Confessions I

“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 […]

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Rojer Mathew, SLP (Civil) 15804/2017

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 […]

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Surrogacy

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 […]

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