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Consent Of Accused Not Required To Obtain Voice Sample; No Violation of Fundamental Rights: Kerala HC

Written By – Aishwarya Justice R. Narayana Pisharadi (Mahesh Lal N.Y v. State of Kerala) dismissed a petition alleging that the accused was not given an opportunity of being heard before being directed to produce his voice sample, and held that the accused has no right of option in the matter. “Since the direction given by a court to an […]

Service charge on restaurant bill totally voluntary, cannot forcibly impose it on customer: Kolkata Consumer Commission

Written By – Radhika Recently, Kolkata Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission ordered a restaurant to return the service charge it received from a customer along with a compensation amount and held that restaurants cannot forcibly impose service charge on a customer. The summary of the case states that the complainant and his friends had dinner at Yauatcha Kolkata in late 2018. […]

[Virtual Hearings] May have to ban lawyers appearing through mobile phones: CJI NV Ramana

Written By – Dakshita Dubey Recently in a virtual hearing set up the Supreme Court bench, comprising of CJI NV Ramanna, expressed their frustration on lawyers attending Court Proceedings through their mobile phones, which makes them prone to network glitches and wastes time of the court. The bench expressed how 10 matters had to be adjourned for the day because […]

LAW AND POVERTY

As per a 2011 study, 62% of Mumbai’s population lives in slums. In fact, the largest slum in Asia, Dharavi is in Mumbai. Dharavi which occupied about 175 hectares of land has a population of 0.35 million

KNOW WHAT IS – RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN

Written By – Shruti Bharti With the tremendous proliferation of the internet, legislators across the globe have to confront the threat to privacy arising out of it. A subset of the right to privacy known as “the right to be forgotten” has lately been raised in a slew of high court decisions. What is the Right to be Forgotten (RTBF)? […]

Law School Internships

By SLC Team Online Internship Opportunity with NITI Aayog: Apply by Jan 10 How to Apply? The interested applicants may apply online only on the website of NITI Aayog by the 10th of January, 2022. The application can only be made six months in advance but not later than 2 months before the month in which the internship is desired. […]

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