In this post, the authors critically analyse the formation of Special Courts for Representatives. They argue that the said measure not only goes against the spirit of equality, but shall also bring home piquant procedural issues.
In this post, the author analyses the bona fides and credence of the recently introduced Lakshadweep Development Authority Regulation Bill. In doing so, the author contends that the Bill is violative of the fundamental rights of the inhabitants, and runs contrary to the pluralist canvas that the framers of our Constitution had envisioned.
In our latest post, the authors comment upon the legal status surrounding the LGBTQ Community’s right to marry. In doing so, they analyse important provisions of different personal laws and argue that the concerned legislations should be liberalised in order to allow the members of the LGBTQ community to exercise their freedom of choice in respect of marriage.
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.
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.