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Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Yatin Oza


Contempt case against Yatin Oza: An attack on judges and not on registry, says HC

October 10, 2020 1:49 am

The court took note of the fact that Oza chose to go to press with the allegations instead of the chief justice and that his tendering an apology to the court showed he did not stand by the utterances.

Explained: Who is Yatin Oza, and why has the Gujarat High Court held him in contempt?

October 10, 2020 10:57 pm

A veteran Senior Advocate, Oza has dabbled in politics, and has been president of the High Court’s Bar association for over two decades. The High Court has noted his ‘repeated acts and conduct of contempt’, and concluded that his apology is ‘not bona fide and lacks sincerity’.

Contempt case: Gujarat HC slaps Rs 2,000 fine on Yatin Oza

October 08, 2020 5:48 am

Oza called the HC a “gambling den” to spread sensationalism, the court observed on June 9, while slapping him with the notice under Sections 2(c) and 15 of the Contempt of Courts Act for criminal contempt

Withdrawal of senior designation: Top court defers Yatin Oza plea against Gujarat HC verdict

September 10, 2020 12:22 am

A bench headed by Justice S K Kaul pointed out that the High Court was set to pass some orders in the matter next week.

Gujarat HC refuses to accept Yatin Oza apology: ‘Liberty of free expression is no licence for unfounded allegations’

August 28, 2020 3:13 pm

The High Court had initiated criminal contempt proceedings against Oza for making “scurrilous” remarks that the court deemed as undermining the authority of the courts.

Gujarat HC takes on record Yatin Oza’s behaviour of ‘maligning the court’

August 20, 2020 5:05 am

The material produced was a letter written by Yatin Oza addressed to the Chief Justice of the Gujarat HC, “making serious allegations against one of the sitting judges,” which was then circulated on WhatsApp.

SC notes Yatin Oza apology: ‘Be careful with your words’

August 07, 2020 2:03 am

Appearing for Oza, Senior Advocate A M Singhvi said Oza’s complaint was against the Registry and not the judges. Justice Kaul pointed out, “This is not a sole episode. Look at his age.”