Article 356 and Judicial Overreach : A Critical Analysis in light of the Ongoing A.P. High Court Order

By Shrishti Verma, Student, Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Recently the Andhra Pradesh High court was hearing the petition of Habeas Corpus filed by a detained individual. Subsequently, the Andhra Pradesh High Court ordered the current Andhra Pradesh government seeking to respond on whether there is a situation of “constitutional breakdown” in the state. The... Continue Reading →

Section 2(c)(i) of the Contempt of Courts Act and the plethora of dilemmas revolving recent judicial developments – An Outdated Provision in a changing legal system?

By Rachana Marda, Intern, Law Student, Symbiosis Law School Pune Contempt is the legal recognition of disregard. Contempt of Court was recognized as a cardinal principle of rule of law by the framers of the constitution to maintain the dignity of the judiciary in a democratic set up. It came into existence through the English... Continue Reading →

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