Daily Important Law News for Law Students and Advocates

Here are the most important daily law news for law students and those preparing for law exams. These tell you the legal news in just a few words.

You also have the option to click on the ‘Full Story’ link to know the whole picture.

This page is updated regularly. So make sure to bookmark it or follow WritingLaw on social media and WhatsApp. This way, you will be notified of daily updates.KEEP READING

July 2021 - Law News for Students and Advocates

1. If the Joint Hindu Family has partitioned, then they can reunite to continue and enjoy the status of joint Hindu family again, said Supreme Court. There must be an intention at the end of the parties to reunite in the estate and interest. Only male members can reunite if they wish to. Full Story

2. After going through statements of rape victim recorded under section 164 of CrPC, the court, while granting bail to the accused, cannot take cognizance of any such statements which are against the mandate of “fair justice”.KEEP READING

June 2021 - Law News for Students and Advocates

1. After a key meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi with officials and cabinet ministers, decided to cancel the class 12th CBSE exams!

2. Due to frivolous cases, the matters relating to national importance get ignored unfortunately. During the vacations, 95% of the cases brought before the vacation bench are frivolous, said Justice Chandrachud, concerning the valuable and precious time of the judiciary.KEEP READING

May 2021 - Law News for Students and Advocates

1. “Now the water has gone over our head. Enough is enough,” said Justice Sanghi of Delhi High Court, getting shaken by the deaths of eight patients due to lack of oxygen supply in Delhi.

The Delhi High Court has issued strict directions to the centre for providing the allocated quantity of oxygen today itself ‘by whatever means.’KEEP READING

April 2021 - Important Law News for Students and Advocates

1. The High Court of Uttarakhand has instructed the state government to increase the number of daily COVID tests with Kumbh Mela 2021 in the process to at least 50,000 per day.

The Court has also directed the state government to urge those coming to visit the Kumbh Mela area to take their first or second vaccine doses at the designated centres throughout the Kumbh Mela area. Full StoryKEEP READING

March 2021 - Law News for Students and Advocates

1. The last three accused of the 2004 Ishrat Jahan’s encounter case have been discharged by a special CBI court today. The three accused were Indian Police Service officer G.L. Singhal, State Reserve Police Commando Anaju Chaudhary and retired Director General of Police Tarun Barot.

While delivering the order, the Court has stated that the act done by the accused was in the discharge of their duties or implied in the discharge of their duties.KEEP READING

February 2021 - Law News for Students and Advocates

1. A petition against the opening of the school by the state government has been registered in the High Court of Chattisgarh. The petition was filed as the schools are being opened without having done the vaccination of students.

2. The High Court of Delhi has been instructed by the Central Government that the channel owners must check that their telecast does not violate the Programme Code and check that a Fact-Checking Unit has been established to confront fake news.KEEP READING

Law News from January 2021 for Students and Advocates

1. It has been observed by the Supreme Court that the husband’s relatives cannot be accused of an offence under Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act.

Following observation was made while hearing a case in which the mother in law of the complainant was accused under the provisions of Section 498-A read with Section 34 of the Indian Penal Code and the Muslim Women Act.KEEP READING

Law News from December 2020 for Students and Advocates

1. The High Court of Bombay has granted bail to a man who is accused of committing rape to a woman at the direction of her husband.

2. Yesterday, the High Court of Delhi has stayed the Central Government’s notice to vacate the government residence given by them to Padma Vibhushan popular Kathak artist Pandit Birju Maharaj. As per the centre’s notice, Pandit Birju Maharaj was supposed to vacate the government house by December 31, 2020.KEEP READING