Whether citing of overruled caselaw before court amounts to contempt of court?

IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI

Date of decision : 9th March, 2017
CCP(REF)No.3/2016

COURT ON ITS OWN MOTION .
v
DSP JAYANT KASHMIRI & ORS

CORAM:
MS. JUSTICE GITA MITTAL
MS. JUSTICE ANU MALHOTRA

“ … We ought never to forget that the power to punish for
contempt large as it is, must always be exercised cautiously,
wisely and with circumspection. Frequent or indiscriminate use
of this power in anger or irritation would not help to sustain the
dignity or status of the court, but may sometimes affect it
adversely. Wise Judges never forget that the best way to sustain
the dignity and status of their office is to deserve respect from
the public at large by the quality of their judgments, the
fearles

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