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NAZ Foundation vs. Government of NCT of New Delhi

 05 May 2020

A special leave petition under Article 126 was filed in the Delhi High Court by an NGO, Naz Foundation to challenge the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the IPC. The NGO worked for prevention of HIV-AIDS and interacted with the LGBT communit

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Analysis of Indian Council for Enviro-Legal Action v. Union of India and others

 05 May 2020

The above judgment had not been implemented to its entirety even after 15 years, and hence the Writ Petition was filed in 2011 to end the ongoing abuse of process of law by the respondents through unnecessary and repeated filing of interlocutory appl

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Can a woman commit the act of rape or gang rape?

 05 May 2020

The Court held that the offence of rape can only be committed by a man taking into account the bare reading of the penal provisions regarding the same. The Section in no way makes a woman liable for rape or gang rape as it is inconceivable. As intent

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The need for corroboratory evidence and rape under Section 376(2)(e)

 04 May 2020

The evidence provided by the victim in a sexual assault case is in itself, is enough for the conviction and does not necessarily need the corroboratory evidence of the medical examiner. The Court believed in the statement of the victim and therefore

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Joseph Shine vs. Union of India

 04 May 2020

In 2017, a PIL was filed under Article 32 of the Indian Constitution. It challenged the constitutionality of Section 198(2) CrPC and Section 497 IPC. Section 497 IPC criminalizes adultery, committed by a man who’s engaged in sexual intercourse with a

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Navjot Singh Johar v. Union of India

 02 May 2020

In 2018, a writ petition was filed in the Supreme Court to decriminalize Section 377 of IPC, according to which the act of voluntarily having carnal intercourse against the order of nature, a criminal offence and it imposes a criminal liability. The

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Independent Thought v Union of India and Ors. (2017)

 01 May 2020

The Petitioner contends that almost every statute in India recognizes a girl below 18 years of age as a child and thus the law penalizes sexual intercourse with a girl below 18 years of age. Consequently, Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (I

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The peculiar case of ADM Jabalpur Vs. Shivkant Shukla

 30 April 2020

It has been 44 years since the landmark judgement of ADM Jabalapur v. Shivkant Shukla[1] was delivered. The inception of this case can be traced back to the judgement of Allahabad High court in another landmark case of State of Uttar Pradesh v. Raj N

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Case of Lily Thomas V Union of India

 30 April 2020

A Hindu man cannot convert to Islam to simply contract to a second marriage, without any real change of belief or to simply avoid his first marriage. If he does so, his second marriage would be held void and he would be prosecuted under section 494 I

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North Sea Continental Shelf cases (Germany vs. Denmark and Germany vs. Netherlands)

 28 April 2020

Dispute related to the delimitation of the continental shelf between the Federal Republic of Germany and Denmark on the one hand, and between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Netherlands on the other. The Parties asked the Court to state the p

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