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Five Ground-Breaking Criminal Jurisprudence Principles Emerge From The Goa Sessions Court's Tarun Tejpal Decision 

The acquittal of Tarun Tejpal by a Goa court has carved out several "ground-breaking" criminal jurisprudence ideas. This article is an attempt to extract some of the principles on why the Court acquitted Tejpal in its 527-page decision. Prior to filing her lawsuit, Prosecutrix contacted lawyers and officials of the National Commission for Women. Senior Advocate Rebecca John helped her through the course of action, according to the court. A lawyer for women's rights was also assisting and advising the prosecutrix on how to make her comments throughout the investigation.

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Any Form Of Compromise/Marriage With Accused Should Not Form Part Of Bail Condition: Sexual Offence Against Woman 

The Allahabad High Court has declared that while granting bail in sexual offences against women, release terms that go against the requirement of "fair justice" to the victim, such as making any kind of compromise or marriage with the perpetrator, should not be enforced.

Justice Saurabh Shyam Shamshery's bench further ordered that the court should follow the Supreme Court's orders in Aparna Bhat and others Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh and others, LL 2021 SC 168, before granting bail in such situations.

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In the case of the hoarding of oxygen concentrators, a Delhi court has granted bail to businessman Navneet Kalra

Navneet Kalra, a businessman detained in connection with the Oxygen Concentrators Hoarding case, was granted bail by a Delhi court on Saturday. After hearing Senior Advocate Vikas Pahwa and Advocate Vineet Malhotra representing Navneet Kalra and APP Atul Shrivastava representing the prosecution, Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Arun Kumar Garg issued the order. Kalra was granted bail after submitting a personal bond of Rs. 1 lakh each from two sureties. Furthermore, the Court has placed further restrictions on Kalra, including that he does not contact the concentrator customers, that he not tamper with evidence or influence witnesses, and that he will cooperate with the inquiry when the time comes.

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"Conducting Offline Examinations Will Be Irrational, Unjust, And Unfair": CLASS XII Exams Cancellation

On behalf of a group of 521 students, the Youth Bar Association of India has petitioned the Supreme Court for intervention in a petition to cancel the Class XII CBSE and ICSE examinations. Advocate Mamta Sharma filed a PIL in which she requested that the Notification dated 14th, 16th, and 19th April 2021 issued by CBSE and Council for the Indian School Certificate Test be set aside only in respect of clauses relating to the postponement of the Class XII examination.

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The Supreme Court orders that the identity of the petitioner-girl seeking protection from her parents concealed, including all reports and copies of the proceedings 

The Supreme Court has ordered that the name of a petitioner seeking protection from her parents from the state of NCT of Delhi be hidden in the case's comprehensive records and not revealed in any report, copy of the proceedings, or another form of communication. The Delhi High Court's vacation bench of Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Aniruddha Bose was considering an SLP against a March 9 order of the Delhi High Court lodging the petitioner-girl, who is alleged to be minor by her parents, at the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust, Bhaktawapur, Delhi, and requiring that the Chairperson, Child Welfare Committee, Alipur, Delhi ensure that adequate safety, protection, and supervision are provided to her.

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The High Court, as a Court of Record, has the authority to review its own decisions under Article 226 of the Constitution: The Kerala High Court 

The Kerala High Court reiterated on Friday the legal proposition that High Courts can review their own judgements as Courts of Record. An appeal against a review petition was presented before a Division Bench of Chief Justice S Manikumar and Shaji P Chaly. In a disagreement over land tax payment, the appellant, who was the initial writ petitioner, had secured a favourable ruling. The respondents then petitioned the Single Judge for a reversal of the verdict, which he granted. The appellant (writ petitioner) has withheld significant facts from the Court, according to the Single Judge.

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State to Madras High Court: Govt. Will 'Sympathetically Consider' Giving COVID Cash Relief To Transgender People Without Ration Cards 

Last Monday, the Tamil Nadu State Government told the Madras High Court that it will 'consider compassionately' extending COVID-19 cash relief of Rs.4000/- to transgender people in Tamil Nadu who do not have Ration Cards. Grace Banu Ganeshan, a transgender rights activist, filed a public interest litigation case with Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy, stressing the fact that most transgender people in Tamil Nadu do not have ration cards.

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