Top Stories’We Also Want To Get Back To Action’: Supreme Court Expresses Intention To Reassess Possibility Of Physical Hearings Radhika Roy20 Jan 2021 3:57 AMShare This – xTwo Benches of the Supreme Court expressed an inclination on Wednesday during separate instances to reassess the possibility of resuming physical hearings. A Bench headed by the Chief Justice of India observed that the Court was eager to “go back to action”, however, the same would be done only after taking into account the opinion of health authorities. The Court was presiding…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginTwo Benches of the Supreme Court expressed an inclination on Wednesday during separate instances to reassess the possibility of resuming physical hearings. A Bench headed by the Chief Justice of India observed that the Court was eager to “go back to action”, however, the same would be done only after taking into account the opinion of health authorities. The Court was presiding over two pleas challenging the decision of the Delhi High Court to resume large-scale physical hearing before itself and subordinate courts in Delhi with effect from January 18, without giving a choice to lawyers to appear via the virtual mode. Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal had raised the issue pertaining to the “clear and present danger” involved with lawyers exposing themselves to COVID-19. Senior Advocate Vikas Singh informed the Court that the common man was unable to access justice due to the virtual mode of hearing. To this, the CJI responded, “We also want to get back to the action. But, we want to ask health authorities before that. We are not going to take the opinion of advocates on a health issue”. In a separate instance, a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan observed that the matter of resuming physical hearings would be deliberated upon within two weeks. The remark was passed while hearing petitions challenging the Bombay High Court verdict wherein the Maharasthra Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act, 2018, which provides for reservations to Marathas in jobs and education, was upheld. Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi sought for an adjournment as he informed the Bench that due to the virtual nature of proceedings, the lawyers were all scattered and unable to prepare for the case. “We are lawyers scattered in different places and there are huge records. It is difficult to argue over virtual hearing. We are not entering into merits. Vaccination process has startred and there is a 6-8 weeks wait for the elderly”, stated Rohatgi. Justice Bhushan then stated that the Court did not intend to begin hearing for the case on January 25th, and that the matter would be kept after two weeks so that there would be some clarity regarding the commencement of physical hearings. In wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court had begun following restricted functioning since March 16, 2020, hearing only urgent matters. Several precautionary measures had also been adopted to avoid overcrowding. With the national lockdown being declared on March 23, the Supreme Court issued a circular, directing for suspension of entry of litigants and lawyers into the court premises. Since then, matters have been taken up through the medium of video conferencing. Next Story
Written by Beau Lund March 29, 2021 /Sports News – National Scoreboard roundup — 3/28/21 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailiStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEPittsburgh 2, Baltimore 1Philadelphia 6, N.Y. Yankees 2Tampa Bay 16, Atlanta 5Texas 12, Chicago Cubs 8Chicago White Sox 7, Arizona 4Oakland 9, San Francisco 3Kansas City 6, Colorado 3LA Angels 6, LA Dodgers 5San Diego 3, Cleveland 3AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 8, Minnesota 3Detroit 4, Toronto 4NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami 10, NY Mets 2Washington 11, St. Louis 3Milwaukee 7, Cincinnati 1NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhoenix 101, Charlotte 97 (OT)Portland 122, Toronto 117Denver 126, Atlanta 102LA Lakers 96, Orlando 93NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEWashington 5, NY Rangers 4Detroit 4, Columbus 1Anaheim 3, St. Louis 2 (OT)New Jersey 1, Boston 0Florida 4, Dallas 1Nashville 3, Chicago 2Ottawa at Montreal (Postponed)TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLGonzaga 83, Creighton 65Michigan 76, Florida St. 58UCLA 88, Alabama 78Southern Cal 82, Oregon 68Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Last spring, New Orleans was the home to a brand new event that harnessed all the best that the famous city has to offer. NOLA Crawfish Festival brought together some of the finest New Orleans musicians, such as George Porter Jr., Ivan Neville, Jon Cleary, Nigel Hall, and Anders Osborne, and combined them with the crawfish mastery of the NOLA Crawfish King, Chris “Shaggy” Davis, and the top-notch beers made at NOLA Brewery and Tap Room, for what turned out to be three incredible days of fun, music, and local cuisine. The festival was the perfect way for people to spend the “daze between” weekends of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, creating a mini-Jazz-Fest vibe that kept fans dancing all week long while fueling themselves with the delicious energy that came from the cuisine.The event has released a recap video, which you can see below. At the end of the video, dates for a 2017 edition are announced, so fans can experience this festival in all of its glory on May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd of this coming year as it returns to the NOLA Brewery and Tap Room for three more days of funk, food, and fun.We’ll see you in May at the NOLA Crawfish Festival!
ELLSWORTH — Ten Hancock County players are among those named to the Maine Soccer Coaches Regional All-star Teams for 2014.Girls’ selections include:Class B – Senior fullback Emily Berry of the Ellsworth Eagles and junior midfielder Opal Curless and senior fullback Molly Carroll of the Mount Desert Island Trojans.Class C – Senior fullback Alice Dillon of the George Stevens Academy Eagles.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textBoys’ selections include:Class B – Senior fullback Griffin Nightingale, senior forward Jack Weeks and senior fullback Jeff Weeks of the Ellsworth Eagles.Class C – Senior forward Baramee Janla and senior goalkeeper Sam Smith of the Sumner Tigers.Class D – Junior forward Krisford Melanio of the Deer Isle-Stonington Mariners.