MIPR is a comprehensive resource for IPR information, news and views from India and across the globe. It covers articles from eminent jurists, Lawyers & academicians on new IP developments in India , US, UK, European union & various other jurisdictions. Notes on International cases & judgments from the Indian courts are also covered.
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Ready links in Judgments:
Cases Referred in a Judgment
Sections of any Act referred in a Judgment
Rules, Regulations and Orders referred with in a judgment
Notifications and circulars referred in a judgment
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Ready Links in Notification
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Notification referred in an Act
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Manupatra editors analyse and mark out the Judgements which have been Over Ruled.
When researching on MANUPATRA Look out for red flag in Search Results.
The RED Flag indicates OVERRULED. This means the case has been over ruled and is not good law.
Cited in Para
This feature enables the user to see the relevant paragraphs in various judgments, where the current case has been referred. Cited in Para link appears on the top of the Judgment.
Click on Cited in Para link appearing on top of the judgment (Vishaka and Ors. v. State of Rajasthan and Ors.). This link will only appear in judgments which have been referred in other judgments.
Manupatra editors classify Judgements, Acts and Bills. Judgements are classified under 50 Subjects of Law. This ensures easy retrieval by our users.
Every Judgment is categorized under Subject and sub-subject (if applicable).
Legal Search allows the user to search the Judgments based on their Subject.
Acts & Bills:
Citing Reference describes the manner in which cases cited within the judgment are considered in terms of their relevancy or applicability. Cases referred are marked as
m-Para? is a feature by which user can view the key paragraphs of any judgment, number of times the key paragraph/s has been referred in Supreme Court judgments, details of the SC judgments in which these paragraphs have been referred, along with the treatment given by Supreme Court to these key paragraphs.
How to use:
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Open the judgment
On the top right corner click on Important para icon will appear.
There are 4 tabs,
Cites shows how many cases has been cited by this case and their treatment in future cases
Cited By shows, how many times this case has been cited by other judgments and their treatment in future cases
Cited in Para show the paragraphs where all this current cases has been cited.
m-Para? Shows key paragraphs of a judgment on the basis of number of times the same has been referred in the other judgments. Click on the para, on the top frame it will highlight the important paragraph and after expanding the para in left frame click on any case name, it will highlight the same imp para appearing on the cases where its referred on the bottom frame.
Note: this is only available in SC cases
Manupatra Taxonomy is a hierarchical structure which lists the topics and the sub topics under that. The aim is that each topic covered, broadly reflects the terms associated with it as a user might expect to find it in major textbooks. It will aid the user in choosing keywords consistently and appropriately.
The structure is created by identifying basic concepts and topics. These concepts and topics do not necessarily represent a complete subject area but define groupings of terms with similar characteristics. It is like a map which will help a user locate what they are looking for.
First level displays the Subjects of taxonomy
On click of + button it will list the Sub Topics, to directly go to the judgments under a Sub Topic click on > button.
Judgments appearing under each sub topic is not an exhaustive list on the topic. These are considered important by our editors.
To look for more judgments click on Cited in Manu. This will give you list of judgments where the subject judgment has been cited in, to help you identify similar cases.
Annotations & Footnotes
Bare Acts on Manupatra include Brief Facts, Annotations and Foot notes to make your research exhaustive, relevant and efficient.
Brief Facts : This sign denotes the brief facts of the Central Act are covered which includes; statement of objective, date of assent, whether act is effective in full or partial, list of amending acts, any proposed amendment/s.
Annotations : This symbol denotes that the particular Central Act has Annotations, which are a brief note and explanation of each Section of the Act.
Foot Notes The amendments in the central acts are incorporated in the parent act by way of Foot Notes. This ensures that when you are reading the Act , you are reading the current version of the Act.
The case laws in Manupatra are divided into fields. Each field contains a specific information (e.g., appellant/respondent name, judges name, equivalent citation, subject, judge name, citation, acts, rules, order etc). Legal search allows you to search on a specific field or a combination of fields.
This interface gives you the single search box experience and assists you to search for key words, phrases, multiple phrases and more. You can perform Boolean search using Manu Search.
Simply type in your query and the search engine uses back end algorithms to give results based on relevancy. The results can be sorted on Decision Date; Title; Court Name and Relevance.
Manupatra has a powerful and exhaustive Citation search. While specifying all components of the citation, gets
you unique result, inputting partial information of a citation also gets you results, which helps you identify the
Click on Legal Search to access Citation Search.
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Type 3 characters of the Act CPC, Code of Civil Procedure.
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In the provision select Order No. 7, a rule box will appear next to the text Box, enter rule no in that & click on search.
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Sort and re-sort results :You can Sort and re-sort results on Relevance, decision date, title of case and court name.
Add to Session List allows to save documents for the current session to view, print or email directly from the session list
Display results provides you with options to choose to view your result with Excerpts and Case Note
Timeline Graph gives a pictorial depiction of the results, giving a quick preview of how the search results are spread across various years .
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Search in results allows unlimited nesting option. You may narrow down the results by searching only in the results. Check the search in results button, input your query in the search box and click on Refine
Authority Check provides for an interactive timeline which identifies later-citing cases. It makes it easy to pick out the best cases from a large collection of results by displaying cases in an intuitive graphical format. Vertical Axis displays list of Courts and the Horizontal Axis displays year range in which case has been further cited.
By rolling and holding mouse over a bubble, one can view extract of the case and no. of times it has been cited in future.
Citation Summary shows how many times case has been cited, in total and separately in Supreme Court and High Courts respectively
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Cluster of results help in navigation and to reach the desired results
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