Delhi High Court Round-Up for August 9

Important cases heard in Delhi High Court on Wednesday, August 9:

* Separatist leader Yasin Malik virtually appeared before HC from jail in connection with the National Investigation Agency’s plea seeking death penalty for him in a terror funding case

* HC sought the stand of the Centre on a public interest litigation against an appointment to the post of “embryologist” in the National Assisted Reproductive Technology and Surrogacy Board

* HC said the POCSO Act is a gender-neutral legislation while rejecting an assertion that the law is being “misused” as it is a “gender based” enactment

* Bar Council of India told HC that conducting CLAT in languages other than English would give opportunities to more citizens to appear in the exam and pursue law as career

* HC said a prisoner’s right to dignity as well as mental and emotional health should be protected to increase chances of social re-integration after release.

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