Australian court sentences Kerala woman, lover to over 20 years in jail

KOCHI: An Australian court on Wednesday sentenced a 32-year-old woman from Kerala and her lover to over 20 years in prison for murdering her husband in October 2015. According to sources, Sofia was sentenced to 22 years, while her lover Arun Kamalassanan got a jail term of 27 years for poisoning Sam Abraham with cyanide-laced [...]

Malayalam Magazine’s Cover Of A Woman Breastfeeding Is Not Obscene, Kerala High Court Rules

The magazine cover of a woman breastfeeding a child is not “obscene,” the Kerala High Court has ruled. “What may be obscene to some, may be artistic to other, one man’s vulgarity is another man’s lyric,” the court said, as quoted by The Indian Express. In February, the cover photo of actor Gilu Joseph breastfeeding [...]

One man’s vulgarity is another man’s lyric: Kerala High Court

KOCHI: “What may be obscene to some may be artistic to other. One man’s vulgarity is another man’s lyric, so to say,” observed a Division Bench of the Kerala High Court while dismissing a plea for a directive to register cases against a Malayalam women’s magazine for publishing a picture of a woman breastfeeding a baby [...]

Death of seven in Erwadi: High Court acquits woman from Kerala

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday acquitted a woman, who was charged with setting afire seven people, including three children, in Erwadi in 2009. The woman at the time of the incident was undergoing treatment for schizophrenia. A division bench of Justices C.T. Selvam and A.M. Basheer Ahamed acquitted the woman [...]

Kerala HC stays arrest of policeman allegedly beaten by top officer’s kin

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Thursday asked police not to arrest the Kerala policeman, allegedly beaten up by a senior police official’s wife and daughter, on the FIR filed against him by the officer’s daughter. Gavaskar, the driver of Additional Director General of Police Sudesh Kumar, has also filed a case against the officer’s [...]

One Of The First Designated Senior Advocates Of Kerala HC, S. Venkitasubramonia Ayyar Passes Away

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‘Obscenity lies in eyes of beholder’: Kerala HC on Grihalakshmi …

In what has come as a relief for Malayalam magazine Grihalakshmi, the Kerala High Court has recently refused to categorise its cover of a woman breastfeeding a baby as obscene. The court noted that “shocking one’s morals” is an “elusive concept”, and that “one man’s vulgarity is another man’s lyric”. Legal affairs site Livelaw.in reports [...]

Australian Court Sentences Kerala Woman, Lover, For Poisoning Husband With Cyanide

New Delhi, June 21: A Malayalee woman and her boyfriend have been sentenced to over 20 years each in prison by an Australian court for the killing of her husband in 2015. While 33-year-old Sofia Sam was sentenced to 22 years in prison, her lover Arun Kamalasannan got a jail term of 27 years. In February, [...]

One Of The First Designated Senior Advocate Of Kerala HC, S. Venkitasubramonia Ayyar Passes Away

To contribute an artcle to Live Law or enquire about syndication, please write to rashid@livelaw.in / info@livelaw.in Article source: Legal News

‘Obscenity lies in eyes of beholder’: Kerala HC on Grihalakshmi breastfeeding cover

In what has come as a relief for Malayalam magazine Grihalakshmi, the Kerala High Court has recently refused to categorise its cover of a woman breastfeeding a baby as obscene. The court noted that “shocking one’s morals” is an “elusive concept”, and that “one man’s vulgarity is another man’s lyric”. Legal affairs site Livelaw.in reports [...]

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