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Case law: online resources for common law countries: India

Indian citations

Some major report series and their abbreviations:



All India Reporter

ILR Indian Law Reports
SCALE Supreme Court Almanac
SCJ Supreme Court Journal
SCR Supreme Court Reports
SCC Supreme Court Cases
JT Judgements Today

Other abbreviations you may encounter:

Subordinate Courts

District & Sessions Court (D. & S.C.)

Magistrate's Court (M.C.)

Civil Court (C.C.)

Metropolitan Magistrate's Court (M.M.C.)




(Cal.) Calcutta

(Del.) Delhi

(A.P.) Andhra Pradesh

(Ker.) Kerala

(P.& H.) Punjab & Haryana

(Guj.) Gujarat

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