Women, Business and the Law 2024 is the 10th in a series of annual studies measuring the enabling conditions that affect women’s economic opportunity in 190 economies.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Environment  and Biodiversity (SPENBIO) Vs Union of India dated 02/02/2024.

The Environmental Rule of Law: Tracking Progress and Charting Future Directions report provides a comprehensive assessment of developments since the release of the First Global Report on Environmental Rule of Law in 2019.

Judgment of the Allahabad High Court in the matter of Chhatarpur Crasher Association & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 18/08/2023.

The total number of court cases focused on climate action has more than doubled since 2017 and is growing worldwide, according to this new report by the UNEP. The trend indicates that climate litigation is becoming an integral part of the international push for greater climate action and justice.

Order of the Bombay High Court in the matter of Dr. Harish Shetty vs The State Of Maharashtra & Others dated 10/07/2023.

The matter related to the state of patients who are overstaying in the mental health institutions in some cases for decades.

The Bombay High Court said that the primary focus should be on those patients who have been declared fit by the establishments - government and private and fit to be discharged and still they are confined to be establishments because their family members have not accepted them back at home.

This report reviews key global developments in climate change litigation, with a focus on the period May 2022 to May 2023, drawing primarily on the Climate Change Litigation databases maintained by the Sabin Centre for Climate Change Law. It is the fifth edition of annual report on global trends in climate change litigation.

Taking into consideration a petition filed against illegal axing of trees in Ludhiana, the National Green Tribunal vide order, March 17, 2023 directed the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (HoFF), Punjab to look into the matter and take remedial action and file an action taken report to the court within two months.

A committee was constituted under the Chairmanship of Chief Conservator of Forest (Plains), Punjab. The committee submitted its report to the NGT, June 1, 2023.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of S. Rajaseekaran Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/04/2023.

The SC was informed that in pursuance of the court order of January 6, 2023, the Supreme Court Committee on Road Safety has held several meetings. At the meeting held on March 15, 2023, the Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MORTH) indicated that the Ministry will take up the exercise of standardisation and bring out detailed guidelines to integrate software and hardware with E-Vahan/E-Challan.

Europe is undergoing an unprecedented shift in the scale and ambition of climate policy following the announcement of the European Green Deal and the passage of the European Climate Law.