Category: Case Notes

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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A CASE COMMENT ON M.C. MEHTA V. KAMALNATH AND ORS.

By- Diksha Gupta & Adhish Saxena Hon'ble Judges:  S.Saghir Ahmed and Kuldip Singh. Citation of the Case: (1997)1 SCC 388.,AIR 2000 SC 1997, MANU/SC/0416/2000                                  Name of the parties & their Councils- For Petitioner/Appellant/Plaintiff:  M.C. Mehta and Seema Midha, Advs For Respondent/Defendant:  H.N. Salve, Sr. Adv., M.S. Vashisht, Rajiv Dutta, Shiv Pujan Singh, J.S. Atri, L.R.…

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ARJUN PANDITRAO KHOTKAR V. KAILASH KUSHANRAO GORANTYAL AND OTHERS

By- Tanya Gupta Case name: ARJUN PANDITRAO KHOTKAR V. KAILASH KUSHANRAO GORANTYAL AND OTHERS[1] Background and Facts of the Case Section 3 of the Evidence Act characterizes the expression “Proof”. Furthermore, it orders the proof into 2 classes, for example, Oral and Documentary Evidence. The expression “Narrative Evidence”, according to the definition, would incorporate all…

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JOSEPH SHINE V.UNION OF INDIA

By- Tanya Gupta Case name: JOSEPH SHINE V. UNION OF INDIA[1] In October 2017, Joseph Shine, a non-inhabitant Keralite, documented public intrigue suit under Article 32 of the Constitution. The appeal tested the legality of the offense of infidelity under Section 497 of the IPC read with Section 198(2) of the CrPC. Section 497 IPC…

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