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.
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.
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.