Why Do Judges Recuse Themselves?

Why Do Judges Recuse Themselves? Context: A judge can step down from a case where there is a potential conflict of interest in order to avoid the appearance of prejudice in the decision-making process. Recusals can be automatic, in which case the judge withdraws from […]

The Rights Of The Accused

The Rights Of The Accused Context: The highest court’s ruling requesting that its Ritu Chhabaria case verdict be recalled would violate key elements of criminal procedure. Points to Ponder: Right, to default bail: Accused people have the option to be released if the investigating party […]

FIRs Against Hate Speeches

FIRs Against Hate Speeches Context: The Supreme Court urged states on Friday to register FIRs on hate speech instances on their initiative and prosecute offenders without waiting for someone to file a complaint. Points to Ponder: The Supreme Court of India urged states to file […]