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May 26, 2017
India's criminal justice system: An example of justice delayed, justice deniedIn the criminal justice sphere, the introduction of “fast-track” courts, jail-adalats (“prison courts”), and plea-bargaining were introduced with much fanfare, although their success is yet to be demonstrated.
May 19, 2017
Can the right to privacy be negotiated?The right to privacy is a right to be negotiated and more to be seen on the government initiatives as we move along.
May 16, 2017
India and climate change: Lack of clear regulatory framework sets country behindIndia needs a second generation of environmental reforms that is grounded in a proper understanding of the role and functions of the three institutions of government.
May 08, 2017
Prosecution against flouting of finance electoral laws remains weakThe pernicious effect of vast amounts of illegal money in an election is therefore a very real threat, and the need for reform very evident.
May 05, 2017
An 'official' family: Laws of parenthood in IndiaSo what does parenthood entail in the eyes of the law?
May 01, 2017
'We, the (Transgender) People of India'Exercising new found freedoms through the bars of Section 377 – the new dilemmas of the transgender communities of India
Apr 24, 2017
Marital rape: Legitimised by law, protected by courtsThe marital rape question remains untouched by courts because the myth of familial zone of privacy perpetrated by the State needs to be kept alive.
Apr 21, 2017
Dissent gagged: Ambiguity of free speech laws in IndiaIndia is a democracy and citizens have a constitutionally guaranteed right to a freedom of speech and expression which they can enforce via the Indian court system.
Apr 17, 2017
Intellectual property rights: Locating public interest in the lawIndian courts generally order payment of royalties to the right holder in such cases, and/or restrain the infringing parties from using the intellectual property (IP) in question.
Apr 14, 2017
No democracy without the courtsA democracy is more than that. It is first and foremost a system of government, and not just the whims of whoever enjoys political power. That means adherence to the procedures and principles enshrined of the Constitution of India while governing.