Criminal Law

Sexual Violence Assault Laws

Analysing Sexual Assault As A Spectrum

In this post, the author attempts to bring out a narrative for how sexual assault should ideally looked at from a legal lense in India. In doing so, he looks at the existing position of Sexual Assault, examines the Candian jurisdiction’s position in this regard and reasons out as to why the same is not suitable for India, and makes recommendations to the sexual assault law, calling for legislative inclusivity.

Sexual Protection Deception

Protection Deception: A Violation of Sexual Autonomy

In this article, Pavithra Rajesh (a final year law student at National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi) has analysed the rape-adjacent crime of protection deception. She has considered the jurisprudence of various countries and highlighted the fundamental legal issues which arise with regards to prosecuting protection deception in India.

Homosexuality LGBTQ

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.