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Courts this Week: Law Street Journal's Weekly Round-Up of SC & HCs [June 10 - June 15]
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Courts this Week: Law Street Journal's Weekly Round-Up of SC & HCs [June 10 - June 15]

Get the latest updates from the Supreme Court of India and the High Courts ! Here’s a round up of the week's top legal stories in a quick, easy-to-read summary.

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Madras HC sentences Contemnor to 6 months jail for scandalous allegations against Judges [Read Order] Judiciary
Madras HC sentences Contemnor to 6 months jail for scandalous allegations against Judges [Read Order]

Madras High Court sentenced PU Venkatesan to 6 months in prison for making scandalous allegations against judges, emphasizing the need to uphold judicial dignity.

Madras HC directs TN, Puducherry to implement Lawyers' Welfare Schemes and ensure minimum pay for junior advocates [Read Order] Judiciary
Madras HC directs TN, Puducherry to implement Lawyers' Welfare Schemes and ensure minimum pay for junior advocates [Read Order]

Madras HC directs TN and Puducherry to implement lawyers' welfare schemes and ensure minimum stipends for junior advocates, addressing delays and exploitation concerns.

Wife can sell property of husband in comatose condition: Madras High Court Judiciary
Wife can sell property of husband in comatose condition: Madras High Court

Madras HC allows wife to sell comatose husband's property for medical expenses. Division Bench overturns single judge ruling, appoints her guardian.

'National security always paramount,' SC cancels bail of PFI members [Read Judgment] Judiciary
'National security always paramount,' SC cancels bail of PFI members [Read Judgment]

SC emphasizes national security, cancels bail of eight PFI members, stressing balance between civil liberties and counter-terrorism under UAPA.

SC reserves order if downloading or watching child pornography offence

SC reserves order on child pornography offence, clarifies nuances under POCSO and IT Act.

SC allows man to undergo potency test as wife claims marriage not consummated more than 7 years of alliance [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court permits potency test for husband in divorce case where wife alleges marriage unconsummated after 7+ years.

SC notice to Centre on plea to safeguard interests of intersex children

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on PIL for safeguarding intersex children's interests and regulating medical interventions. Details inside.

What does “Thumbs up” emoji in WhatsApp mean in response to a crime? Madras HC explains [Read Judgment]

This is Madras High Court’s explanation regarding meaning of “Thumbs up” emoji in WhatsApp.

Half baked evidence in sexual harassment may jeopardise reputation of teacher: SC [Read Judgment]

SC orders release of Tamil Nadu teachers imprisoned for alleged sexual harassment, citing contradictions and lack of evidence.

Supreme Court rejects Vedanta's plea to reopen its Tamil Nadu copper plant, citing environmental concerns

Supreme Court rejects Vedanta's plea to reopen its Tamil Nadu copper plant, citing environmental concerns and prioritizing resident health.

SC stays trial court’s proceedings against TN BJP chief

Supreme Court halts proceedings against TN BJP chief K Annamalai for alleged hate speech, setting a hearing in April 2024 after finding no evidence.

What pleasure do you get by ragging: Madras HC raps accused students

Madras High Court comes down heavily on students from engineering college who beat up and abused junior student as part of “ragging”.

'Judgment uploaded 5 months after judge demitted office,' SC calls it an act of impropriety [Read Judgment]

SC sets aside Madras HC order due to judge's impropriety in issuing a reasoned order 5 months post-retirement, stressing on visible justice.

Madras HC orders Centre to grant pension to 94-Year-Old Freedom Fighter [Read Judgment]

Madras High Court has asked the Centre to grant pension to 94-year-old freedom fighter.

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