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Child Marriage and the Marital Rape Exception in the IPC

Independent Thought vs. Union of India

Case Description

The case challenges Exception 2 to Section 375 of the IPC to the extent that it permits forced sexual intercourse within marriage by a husband with a minor wife between the ages of 15-18, as the same is violative of Articles 14,15 and 21 of the Constitution.

Issues

Whether the Exception 2 to Section 375 which provides a considerably lower age of consent for married girls violates Article

Latest hearing
11.10.2017

Child Marriage & the Marital Rape Exception in IPC : Judgement delivered

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Euthanasia, Living Wills, & the Right to Die

Common Cause Vs. Union of India

Case Description

This case will decide whether Article 21 of the Constitution granting the right to life with dignity takes within its purview a right to die with dignity by means of executing a living will.

Latest hearing
11.10.2017

Arguments conclude. Judgement reserved.

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The Supreme Court’s winter session 2017 commenced on 3rd¬†October and will end on 16th¬†December. The court is closed for the

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Dipak Misra

Term

10th Oct 2011 - 2nd Oct 2018


Chief Justice of India appointed on 28/7/2017. Former Chief Justice of High Courts at Patna and Delhi.

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