Editorial Board Post

Free Speech AI

The Interface between Artificial Intelligence and Free Speech: Implications for India (Part II)

In this two part article, the author sheds light on growing significance of Artificial Intelligence in regulating hate speech and its ramifications on Freedom of Expression.
In Part II, the author describes how an uncontrolled AI can usher in an era of authoritarianism, where democracy can be subverted both by state and private players. He used this argument to establish a case for need of comprehensive legal regulations.

Free Speech AI

The Interface between Artificial Intelligence and Free Speech: Implications for India (Part I)

In this two part article, the author sheds light on growing significance of Artificial Intelligence in regulating hate speech and its ramifications on Freedom of Expression.
In Part I, the author talks about existing policies regarding AI in various jurisdictions and their insufficiency vis-à-vis the fear of “chilling effect”.

Black Lives Matter US Law George Floyd

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.

Black Lives Matter US Law George Floyd

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.

Confronting the Puzzling Question of Legal Errors and Judicial Misconduct: Sadhna Chaudhary vs State of UP

“There is no doubt that a judgment, an order or the whole decision-making process can be criticised on merits but can legal errors committed by a judge constitute judicial misconduct? If yes, when can legitimate questions regarding the breach of judicial integrity be raised on the basis of legal errors committed by a judge? Further, can mere suspicion lead to the establishment of judicial misconduct?”