Law of Precedents

Mary Pushpam vs Telvi Curusumary 2024 INSC 8 – Suit For Possession – Doctrine of Merger – Precedents – Judicial Discipline

Civil Suit – Suit for possession has to describe the property in question with accuracy and all details of measurement and boundaries. When this was completely lacking , a suit for possession with respect to such a property would be liable to be dismissed on the ground of its identifiability. (Para 23) Judicial Discipline – …

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Can ‘Unreported’ or ‘Non Reportable’ Judgments Be Cited ?

The Supreme Court and many High Courts have a practice of certifying a judgment as ‘Reportable’. Law journals like SCC report both Reportable and Non Reportable judgments of the Supreme Court whereas official reporters like Supreme Court Reports only report those judgments which have been certified as ‘Reportable’. If a judgment is not certified as …

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