The fabled mythical horse, Pegasus, continues flying since I surveyed the equestrian jurisprudence of the Supreme Court of India (see Baxi, India Legal, November 1, 2021). The winged horse has appeared again, this time round in faraway California.
Relations between the Bench and the Bar, at least in the common law adversarial system, are always strained by the dynamics of operation of the “winner-takes-it-all” principle. Each side has a will to win, but in the final result, only one can succeed and other must lose.
The founding president of People’s Decade for Human Rights Education, Shulamith Koenig, believed that only a rights framework can encourage disciplined and socially responsible development through investment and trade
The apex court has stated that India cannot have one legal system for the rich and one for small men. Even though a large number of Indians is in preventive detention, the judiciary seems powerless to change the overall structures of power.
Orders of the apex court are often flouted and some 1,000 cases have been filed under Section 67A of the IT Act, which was declared illegal. The Court has asked the centre to explain this brazen disregard.
A recent SCOTUS decision about the “ordinary meaning” of words in the statute makes for strange reading. The Indian SC too has resorted to such rules of “ordinary meaning”, but the judicial recourse in both societies is rather puzzling, if not extraordinary.
The main function of XRP coins is to carry out interbank transactions for the transfer of funds. Based on this, it can be concluded that XRP is a centralized, unlimited emission currency used by the banking system.
led to a lot of harsh criticism of the judicial system and judges in recent years. Social media provides all individuals with a platform for expressing their views to the world, and objective truth as a virtue is increasingly losing its value in such a marketplace.