With the listing and hearing process on the fast track at the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India UU Lalit has initiated a long-sought-after process of change. In the India Legal show, hosted by APN News channel’s Editor-in-Chief Rajshri Rai, experts analysed the new work ethics at the top court. A report
A recent judgment of the top court has created a flutter in legal circles. In more than 15 years on the bench, Chief Justice of the US John Roberts had never earlier filed a solitary dissenting opinion and enjoyed the unique reputation of always carrying the Court with him.
With Indian courts having to deal with cases involving freedom of speech and alleged acts of sedition, it is pertinent to examine the “Brandenburg Test”, a landmark principle based on the US Constitution.
The pardoning spree by the US president has gone to absurd lengths and there is speculation he may even pardon himself, thereby kicking in a constitutional crisis. This power now needs wholesale legal engineering.