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Law-merick: Has Aadhaar really passed the test?

Gook wonders while the Supreme Court upholds Aadhaar Act with several clauses deleted and/or read down, and as Justice DY Chandrachud dissents, has the Executive’s zest been put on a leash?

September 26,2018

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Law-merick: Whither freedom of speech, Milords?

In what could at worst have been a bailable offence, the local court remanded the Canadian student protestor Lois Sofia to judicial custody for 15 days! She was later let off, but the fact that merely using the F-word now lands one in jail, is something to ponder on.

September 15,2018

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Law-merick: At the Baron’s bash

Once upon a time, a Milord from a neighbouring State strayed into Gook's favourite High Court as its Chief Justice so that he could relax and enjoy the good times for a few months before he was ready to be placed as a decoration on some Commission post-retirement.

September 15,2018

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Law-merick: 377 is dead, never mind the nitty-gritty

obble D Gook is rather happy with the Supreme Court judgment decriminalising homosexuality and reading down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.

September 6,2018

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Law-merick: What, no photos of God?

Gobble D Gook read with great interest the newspaper reports on the questions asked by the policemen who were conducting a search of Professor Satyanarayana's home in Hyderabad just because he happened to be Varavara Rao's son-in-law.

September 4,2018

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Law-merick: Any Argumentative Indian is a Naxalite!

All of them were/are articulate activists. They all have their distinct voices. And these voices are capable of resonating far and wide, and strike an emphatic chord in people's hearts. This Law-merick is Gook's trumpet in support of all such dissenting voices!

August 30,2018

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Law-merick: Whither independence?

It's the 72nd Independence Day today, August 15, 2018 — and Gobble D Gook is ready with his poetic wisdom.

August 15,2018

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Law-merick: Our Supreme Court is Ayyappa

Gobble D Gook, whose love for the preposterous is well known, was very impressed by an argument advanced by an intervener too upset that the ‘celibate’ lord god might get distracted by the mere presence of his female devotees.

August 5,2018

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Law-merick: Collegium recommendations

Do you think any of these superseded judges are likely to resign?

July 21,2018

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Law-merick: Not shocked, but...

The silence of the legal fraternity (by and large) about a brother advocate's arrest is disturbing.

June 17,2018

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