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Law-merick: Leave the forest dwellers and tribals alone

Go after the miners and absconders and the "winers and diners"!

March 5,2019

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Law-merick: Gook is disappointed, but he understands

The Supreme Court’s suggestion to give mediation a chance in the Ayodhya dispute is understandable

March 2,2019

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Law-merick: Eyeing an Apex elevation, Milords?

Gook noted with interest the amusing reasons given by the Supreme Court Collegium for ignoring the claims of three current High Court chief justices for elevation to the SC Bench.

February 26,2019

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Law-merick: From court room tricks to modicum of ethics

What was learnt on the job were more often than not tricks of the trade rather than ethics of the profession. Gook is happy that belatedly at least this suo motu PIL has focused attention on a much neglected aspect of legal practice.

February 25,2019

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Law-merick: The battle of the backlog is neverending

The Super Chief admitted that if the government's performance in this regard was supposed to be bad, theirs was at least three times worse! Such candour at the apex level is exhilarating and welcome in an era of cover-ups everywhere.

February 23,2019

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Law-merick: An Ambani facing jail for breach of undertaking!

Some Milords are asserting themselves where it is needed. And Gook feels that this cracking of the judicial whip is a good sign.

February 21,2019

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Law-merick: Milords have been targeted on phone

Gook only hopes that no one from the Bars of the various High Courts actually climbed unto the Benches of their HCs in the past (during the reigns of other, perhaps less vigilant, Super Chiefs) by adopting the phone route to elevations!

February 19,2019

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Law-merick: The Lost Case of the Missing Counsel

But when a case is dismissed without any scope for restoration just because the arguing counsel took a holiday is not fair... at least it does not seem fair to an old fashioned esquire like Gook. He thinks Milords, this ain't Cricket.

February 18,2019

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Law-merick: When TV bytes are effective, and petitions defective!

Publicity is a chronic addiction whose cure is yet to be found and that is why the issue raised by the Super Chief merits this Law-merick by Gook.

February 16,2019

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Law-merick: When scriptwriter CAG wrote scenes which couldn't be acted!

This Lawmerick appreciates the skills of bureaucrats in churning out reports, which weigh a lot, but often say nothing.

February 15,2019

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Law-merick: Of court masters and the Masters of the Court

Although the Super Chief moved super quick and sacked two errant Court Masters, it is quite evident that there is something rotten even in the state of our highest court's babudom.

February 14,2019

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Law-merick: How Big Jack Horner sat in a corner!

The Super Chief meant business when he issued Contempt notices to the CBI top brass who had wilfully disobeyed the directions of the SC.

February 12,2019

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