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The Supreme Court’s Judgement in Amit Sahni Case and International Human Rights Law

In this article, Adnan Yousuf (a final year law student at Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia) has analysed the Amit Sahni Judgement from the perspective of human rights law. The author has argued that the judgement is contrary to Article 21 of the ICCPR and the recently adopted General Comment 37 to the right of assembly.

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India, Singapore and Their Hetergenous Response to Homosexuality: An Analysis of Jurisprudential Differences

When the Supreme Court of India, one of the largest common law systems in the world legalised same sex relations by striking down Sec. 377 of the IPC, it resulted in much joy across the world amongst gender minorities.
However, things have not been as flowery everywhere. In this post, the author tries to chart the jurisprudential journey of homosexuality in two former British colonies, India and Singapore and to analyze the differences in their approach.

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Uttar Pradesh’s Cow Slaughter Ordinance: A Blatant Disregard of the Courts and the Constitution

Days back, Uttar Pradesh Government rolled out an ordinance which legalised publishing name and photo of a person accused of violation of Section 5 of UP Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act.
In this post, the author attempts to analyse the constitutional validity of this ordinance by pitching it against the threefold test prescribed in the Puttaswamy case.

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Should Canadian Law Matter to Indian Jurists? Advocating for More Substantial Legal Discussion Between the ‘Long Lost Siblings’

In this post, the author argues that in light of some broad similarities between Indian and Canadian legal systems, Indian and Canadian jurists and practitioners must commit to more extensive collaboration with each other not only for the benefit of the legal science, but also for the sake, to a greater extent, of the evolution of justice as a whole.

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Police Involvement in the Black Lives Matter Movement: The Need for Selective Allowance (Part-II)

In this two part editorial post, the authors present a compelling piece on the need for selective allowance for police officers to participate in protests in light of the recent “Black Lives Matter” movement .
In Part-II of the article, the authors study the origin and development of the “qualified immunity”doctrine. In doing so, the authors also highlight the subjectivity involved in the application of the doctrine and conclude with a way forward.

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Police Involvement in the Black Lives Matter Movement: The Need for Selective Allowance (Part-I)

In this two part editorial post, the authors present a compelling piece on the need for selective allowance for police officers to participate in protests in light of the recent “Black Lives Matter” movement .
The first part of this article takes into account the overlapping interests of policeman, and suggests the formation of a comprehensive new protocol to allow for the participation of these police officers.