A Matter of Life and Death: Why the Bombay HC and the SC differed on the death penalty

Aditya AK May 5 2017
Death penalty

Within a day of each other, the Bombay High Court and the Supreme Court passed judgments in cases both dealing with heinous crimes and involving the death penalty.

Earlier today, the Supreme Court passed a 429-page judgment confirming the death penalty for the four accused in the Nirbhaya case. And just yesterday, the Bombay High Court pronounced an equally detailed judgment in a horrific incident that . . .

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