Category: Case Notes

“Aarushi Talwar Murder Case: Demystifying Series of Circumstantial Evidence.”

By-Rishabh Taneja & Anshu Rajput “As she melts into the ocean of time mysteriously, still her soul craves for justice, with expectation that one day; the light of the divine court will enlighten and say ‘Return, O Children of Man!..’” — Anonymous     INTRODUCTION  ‘Every criminal leaves a trace’, one such principle which aptly summarized…

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THE SCOPE & NECESSITY OF CERTIFICATE UNDER SECTION 65B OF THE INDIAN EVIDENCE ACT, 1872:SHAFHI MOHAMMAD V. STATE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH

[AIR 2018 (2) SCALE 235] By- Aayushi Mehta “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” ― Carl Sagan INTRODUCTION: Keeping in cognizance of the social, political, and economic variations there has been fruition in the laws of our country. One of the chief introductions has been the Information and Technology Act of 2000 (ITA, 2000). One of the…

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EC ASBESTOS CASE

EC ASBESTOS CASE[1] By- Anjanee Goel Complainant- Canada Respondent- European Communities GATT Articles III: 4, XX and XXXIII: 1(b) It was a case regarding France’s ban on asbestos. The issue in this case was between imported asbestos and products containing asbestos versus certain domestic substitutes such as PVA, cellulose and glass (“PCG”) fibres and products…

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SHRIMP-TURTLE CASE

SHRIMP-TURTLE CASE[1] By- Gruleen Kaur The Shrimp-Turtle case is an important contribution to the debate on environment and the trade and also involves trade measures that are quite similar to that of employed in the case of Tuna Dolphin. In this case, the US had imposed ban against all the countries that do not enforce…

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TUNA-DOLPHIN CASE

TUNA-DOLPHIN CASE[1] By- Gruleen Kaur This is a very important and attracts lot of attention as it includes provisions explained under Article XX of GATT which stipulates the General Exceptions and the implications for environmental disputes. However, this case does not have any status of legal interpretation of GATT law as the panel report was…

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JAPAN- ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES CASE

JAPAN- ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES CASE[1] By- Anjanee Goel Under the Japanese tax system at issue in Japan – Alcoholic Beverages II, the internal tax imposed on domestic shochu was the same as that imposed on imported shochu; the higher tax imposed on imported vodka was also imposed on domestic vodka. Identical items (not bearing in mind…

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