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Landmark Judgments that shaped the modern democratic India – Part 1

– Abul Kalam Azad Sulthan, Advocate, High Court of Judicature at Madras and Madurai Bench of Madras High Court & Partner, Spicy Law Firm. M.C.Mehta v. Union of India dated 20.12.1986 AIR 1987 SC 1086 - (1987) 1 ACC 157 - (1987) 1 SCC 395 Coram: Justice P.N. Bhagwati, Justice Ranganath Misra, Justice G.L. Oza, Justice [...]

By |2020-06-28T15:25:23+00:00January 21st, 2020|Latest Updates, Law Students, Legal Guides, Practicing Lawyers|0 Comments

Postmortems – A Medico Legal Sacrilege

– Abul Kalam Azad Sulthan, Advocate, High Court of Judicature at Madras and Madurai Bench of Madras High Court & Partner, Spicy Law Firm. The post-mortem, although the correct term is Necropsy[1] (meaning 'After death examination'), but that term is rarely used and widely called as Autopsy (meaning 'See it for yourself') is the key to [...]

Climate Change and Tourism – Part 2

I will choose 4 hill stations and describe the impacts of increased number of tourists due to Climate Change. i. Ooty (Tamilnadu), ii. Manali (Himachal Pradesh), iii. Munnar (Kerala), and iv. Araku Valley (Andhra Pradesh). Ooty: It is a wonderful hillstation with lots of place for sightseeing and due to increased number of tourists, the [...]

Climate Change and Impact on Tourism – Part 1

For example, I am taking two places. i) Kanyakumari - a famous coastal pilgrimage and tourist centre and ii) Kodaikanal - Hill Station in Tamilnadu. i) Kanyakumari - It is already a hot place usually but did not fail to attract tourists from abroad and all parts of India due to its long heritage, beautiful [...]

Important Central Acts & relevant sections: Part 1: The Advocates Act, 1961

– Compiled by Abul Kalam Azad Sulthan, Advocate, Madurai Bench of High Court of Judicature at Madras.   Section 16: As per this section, advocates are classified as two categories. 1) Senior Advocates and 2) other advocates. Section 17: A roll of advocates shall be prepared and maintained by the State Bar Council Section 18:  Transfer of Advocate's [...]

How the Indian Legal System treats its prisoners? What are the different international treaties on prison reforms ratified by India?  

-Abul Kalam Azad Sulthan, Advocate, Madurai Bench of High Court of Judicature at Madras Introduction: Recently, the Apex Court of India criticized and expressed its concerns on the debased and depraved conditions of the prisons and sub-human treatments to prisoners prevailing in Indian prisons. The shabby structure of the prisons, cram-full and congested prisons, increasing [...]

All India Bar Examination December 2017 Part 2 of 4 – Previous Question Papers with Answers

– Compiled by Abul Kalam Azad Sulthan, Advocate, Madurai Bench of High Court of Judicature at Madras.   26. Indra Sawhney Vs Union of India is popularly known as a) Judges Transfer Case b) Illegal Detention Case c) Mandal Commission Case d) Constitutional Case Answer: c Explanation: Indira sawhney filed a case against Narasimha Rao govt order [...]

All India Bar Examination December 2017 Part 1 of 4 – Previous Question Papers with Answers

- Compiled by Abul Kalam Azad Sulthan, Advocate, Madurai Bench of High Court of Judicature at Madras.   1. Cheque bouncing cases charged U/s 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act is tried by a) Bank Tribunal b) Consumer Forum c) Magistrate Court d) Sessions Court Answer: c Explanation: Section 142 (c) of the Negotiable Instruments Act reads as [...]

Tourism and Environmental Law Discussion – Part 1

What are the Pillars of Tourism as Business?  There are three pillars of tourism as a business. Those are: a) A policy component: For any tourism business, irrespective of its size, an internal policy or business plan is very important. The tourism plan will identify the area or particular type of tourism business to be [...]

By |2018-03-05T17:27:03+00:00March 5th, 2018|Business Law, Latest Updates, Law Students, Legal Guides|0 Comments

What are the laws a doctor must be aware of?

– Abul Kalam Azad Sulthan, Advocate, High Court of Judicature at Madras and Madurai Bench of Madras High Court & Partner, Spicy Law Firm. Introduction: Doctors are approached by patients as the patients believe that the doctor can give medical treatment with the knowledge and experience gained from the medical education and years of practice, and [...]

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