Constitution Case Laws e-Flashcard Series

Written by admin

Updated on:

Constitution Case Laws e-Flashcard Series for Judicial Services and LLM Entrance Exam (CLAT PG, AILET, DU LLM ETC.) law exams

  1. S.R Chaudhari v. State of Punjab 2001

The case dealt with the constitutional obligations of the governor. The apex Governor must remain obligated and not sacrifice either political responsibility or parliamentary conventions on the altar of “political expediency.’

2. State of Madras v. Gannon Dunkerley AIR 1958 SC

The genesis for the 46th Amendment Act, 1983 can be traced to which of the following Supreme Court decision relating to levy of sales tax on works contracts”

3. Union of India v. S. Krishnan 2008

It has been held that the status of the Scheduled Tribe is to be determined with reference to the entries issued by State Government under the Consitution.

4. I.R Coelho v. State of Tamil Nadu 1999

The apex court has held that enactments included in Schedule IX of the Constitution of India are subject to judicial review.

5. D.B.M Patnaik v. State of Andhra Pradesh

The Supreme Court held that “Refusal of bail in a murder case without reasonable ground amount to a violation of Article 21. The case also deal with various rights of prisoners. In USA the case of Charles Wolff v. McDonnell .

6. Deputy Inspector General of Police v. K. Ravinder Rao 2008

The Supreme Court held that High Court sitting under Article 226 re-appreciated the evidence and came to a different conclusion which is not the scope of the High Court under writ jurisdiction.

7. M. Nagaraj v. Union of India 2006

The Supreme Court held that Article 16(A) providing for reservation in promotion is an enabling provision.

8. Shastri Yagna Purishdasji v. Muldar Bhandardas Vaishya, AIR 1966

The Supreme Court held that- “While guaranteeing the fundamental right to the freedom of religion, Explanation II to Article 25(2) (b) made it clear thatb3 reference to Hindus shall be construed as including a reference to persons professing the Sikh, Jain or Buddhist religion and the reference to Hindu religious institutions shall be construed according”.


9. State of Bombay v. Kathikalu Oghad & Ord., AIR 1961

The Supreme Court held that compelling a person to give his specimen writing will not amount to testimonial compulsion for the purpose of Article 20(3) of the Constitution.

10. Kihota v. Zachithy

It was held that the judicial review under Article 32 and 226 is a basic feature of the Constitution beyond the pale of amenability.

Constitution:- Case Laws mock test soon