Legal News: Delhi High Court Judgement finds place in the most prestigious Yale Law School Journal
Legal News: Delhi High Court Judgement finds place in the most prestigious Yale Law School Journal

A landmark judgement of the Delhi High Court delivered by Justice Geeta Mittal has found place in the world’s most prestigious journal of the Yale Law School of the United States.

The judgement was most talked about for striking down an 1870 law on court fees.

Justice Geeta Mittal heading the bench along with Justice JR Midha had penned down the judgement in 2013 and held that the Delhi Legislative Assembly did not have the legislative competence to amend the Court Fees Act, 1870 an directed the government to refund the higher amount collected from the litigants as the amendment came in 2012.

In its journal, the Law school under the chapter, ‘Subsidizing Courts: Waiving Fees and Funding lawyers’, has made a significant reference of the Delhi High Court judgement by Justice Geeta Mittal in the case entitled, ‘Delhi High Court Bar Association vs Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi’.

 

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