Supreme Court Cases™ (Criminal) provides extensive coverage of all reportable and non-reportable cases of the Supreme Court of India on criminal matters, including many cases not reported elsewhere. SCC™ (Criminal) is widely regarded by both practitioners and academics as the first source of reference for Supreme Court criminal cases.
The law report started in 1970, is now published in three volumes a year in response to the growing volume of Supreme Court case law on criminal matters. It is as indispensable to new users as it is invaluable to Judges and experienced criminal practitioners. Clear headnote summaries are presented at the beginning of each case, providing a sound overview of the key facts and a clear and precise extraction of the legal rulings. SCC™ (Criminal) maintains the highest standards of clarity in expression, authority in exposition, and user-friendliness in layout.
Today, the publication has the leading position as truly essential to criminal practice in any court in India.
Each issue of SCC™ (Criminal) contains:
All cases on criminal law decided in the Supreme Court together with the full text of the judgment.
Headnotes containing keywords summarising the main issues discussed and extracting the legal rulings in the case and a list of cases referred to in the judgment.
Detailed cross-referencing, with extensive references to established case law.
A key word index for ease of use.
Topic heading for case law not falling under any statute.
Why Supreme Court Cases™ (Criminal)?
'Supreme Court Cases (Criminal)' from the publishers of Supreme Court Cases, provides sectional reporting of criminal cases of the Supreme Court, and carries all the superior, exclusive features of the main journal SCC. It gives the most complete & comprehensive coverage of criminal cases of the Supreme Court and many cases reported in it, are not found in any other journal.
Today, the Supreme Court has laid down judgements on almost every point, thus enhancing the utility of Supreme Court case-law to even lower courts.
The following are the reasons why SCC (Cri) is superior to any other law report:-
SCC (Criminal) gives the most complete reporting, through its regular and supplement volumes, and reports all the criminal judgements of the Supreme Court, that have any law point in it. Many cases reported in SCC (Cri), are not reported in any other journal. Its reporting is accurate and error-free.
The headnotes in SCC are analytical, and brings out the maximum law points from a case, and are today regarded as the best. The reading of the headnotes itself gives the complete law laid down in the judgement, and saves time of the judge/lawyer, who does not have to read the entire judgement to understand the case.
SCC (Cri) is the most preferred law report by the Bench and the Bar for citation. The Supreme Court itself prefers to cite SCC in its judgements. Because of its comprehensive coverage and analytical headnotes most lawyers prefer to cite SCC (Cri). Please see attached extract from Globalex, the website of New York University, which validates this view.
All commentaries and text-books prefer to cite SCC(Cri).
SCC (Cri) is Prompt, and reports most judgements faster.
Large and Clear print of SCC (Cri) on superfine paper, is easy to read, and does not strain the eyes.
The Binding of SCC (Cri) volumes is strong and can withstand regular and frequent use. The beautiful volumes adorn and add grace to any library.
SCC (Cri) is supported by a very comprehensive and scientifically arranged Annual Digest, which becomes available almost immediately at the beginning of the following year.
Saves money, saves space: The comprehensive reporting given by SCC (Cri) means you do not need any other law report for Supreme Court criminal case-law. You thus save money and space. The value of a SCC (Cri) set appreciates with time and you also save through tax benefits.