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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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India’s tryst with Extra-judicial killings: The Flip side of fake encounters

Undertrial prisoners in Bhopal, four rape accused in Hyderabad and now Vikas Dubey. The trend of police encounters in India is on the rise.
In this post, the author highlights some important questions relating to extra-judicial killings and further analyse its flip side.

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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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Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Copyright Law

The ever advancing nature of technology means now not only human beings but also Artificial Intelligence is creating works of Intellectual investment.
In this post, the authors analyse some important questions relating to the intersection between Copyright Law and Artificial Intelligence (AI), primarily focusing upon the concept of ownership.

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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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Climate Positive as an Instrumentality for Climate Justice: Progress & Lessons from the Pandemic

In this post, the author seeks to explore climate positive actions and further establish them as crucial to realisation of climate justice principles, especially in the context of the experience gained from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Next Step in the Rohingya Genocide: Myanmar’s Report to the ICJ

In our latest post, the author examines the developments in the Application filed by Gambia before the ICJ, alleging violatons of the Genocide Convention in Myanmar’s handling of the Rohingya Crisis. While analysing the ICJ’s January 2020 order and the first report submitted by Myanmar in compliance thereof, the author argues that the international community needs to implement more assertive measures to prosecute the alleged crimes.

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