All posts tagged litigation

An Interesting Question of Judicial Precedent
February 2, 2011, 9 Comments

The post discusses a fascinating question of judicial precedent, dealing with the approach to determining the ratio of c ...

A Butterfly Flutters by in Kerala and a Tornado Hits the BCCI
February 1, 2011, 27 Comments

(Apologies to Sreesanth fans. This post is not about him.) Waiting for one’s matter to be called on a Miscellaneou ...

India is a land of immigrants
January 17, 2011, 6 Comments

As a lawyer, you cultivate the habit of walking into a room and pretending that your answers have to be the right answer ...

The Activist
September 18, 2010, 4 Comments

Non-miscellaneous days or “Regular Days” are a fairly tame affair in the Supreme Court of India. Judges and lawyers ...

The Supreme Court Opens the Floodgates for Condoning Delay
September 11, 2010, 9 Comments

It is often decisions that seem to do 'justice' at the cost of the 'law' that are most detrimental to a country's legal ...

20 Things I’ve Learnt in My First Year of Litigation Practice
September 9, 2010, 2 Comments

In a casual conversation, someone obviously well versed in these things told me that the first year of litigation is a ...

Miscellaneous Day Part I
August 18, 2010, 3 Comments

(This piece of “fact”-ion is based on an average miscellaneous day for an average junior. Any resemblance to ...