Livestreaming Proceedings: Making Justice Visible or Diluting Majesty of the Courts?

A guest post by the very talented, Satyam, who interned at the Chambers last month. The live streaming of the court proceedings of the Gujrat Chief Justice’s court via YouTube, which started as an experiment in October last year, culminated into a formal approval to the idea in the form of The Gujarat High Court (Live … Continue reading Livestreaming Proceedings: Making Justice Visible or Diluting Majesty of the Courts?

The IT Rules, 2021 and its Application to Significant Social Media Platforms- An Explainer (A GUEST POST)

A Guest Post by the very articulate lawyer Siddharth Shivakumar. First published on his blog 'Quoting The Courts', accessible here. Here goes: The recent Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 has caused quite a stir and has left Indian netizens confused and worried about the future of the social media … Continue reading The IT Rules, 2021 and its Application to Significant Social Media Platforms- An Explainer (A GUEST POST)

JUDGMENTS WITHOUT TEARS | PART II | Satish Chander Ahuja vs. Sneha Ahuja (GUEST POST)

This is the second in a series of posts titled ‘Judgments without tears’ where we try to make complex judgments accessible and fun. A guest post by my dear friend and super talented Vishal Vyas. Let me try unpacking Satish Chander Ahuja vs. Sneha Ahuja delivered on 15.10.2020. A 151 page judgment but a well-reasoned judgment under … Continue reading JUDGMENTS WITHOUT TEARS | PART II | Satish Chander Ahuja vs. Sneha Ahuja (GUEST POST)

[Guest Post] A Step Towards Restorative Justice: Delhi High Court on Victim Compensation under Section 357 CrPC

This is a guest post by Sushant Kumar (undergraduate student at Dr. RML National Law University, Lucknow) Section 357 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC) replaced its predecessor, Section 545 of the erstwhile Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, based on the recommendations of the Law Commission (41st Report). An important distinction was that the … Continue reading [Guest Post] A Step Towards Restorative Justice: Delhi High Court on Victim Compensation under Section 357 CrPC