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Nov 16, 2018
The Brahminisation of justice or why our English-only Supreme Court needs a taste of linguistic democracyThe privilege that English enjoys in the Supreme Court needs to be diluted in order to make its portals accessible to those who speak languages different from the clipped and accented English of foreign-educated but exorbitantly expensive lawyers
Nov 03, 2018
#MeToo: Examining the historical baggage of 'due process' and the limitations of rule of lawDue process is important for the certainty it involves, but it is critical to ask what else and who else it involves before suggesting that an abused person set legal mechanisms into motion
Sep 21, 2018
Open prisons: Solution to India's overcrowded jails can be used for better rehabilitation of convictsConceptually, open prisons were developed to rehabilitate prisoners who had almost completed their sentence.
Sep 01, 2018
CJI Dipak Misra says infrastructure gaps in judicial system need to be addressed, fiscal constraints no excuseInfrastructure gaps in judicial system must be addressed at the earliest before it leaves scar on justice administration, Chief Justice Dipak Misra said.
Aug 18, 2018
Praising the executive not an immediate indicator of judiciary's partiality; judges have right to free speech tooThe masses raise questions of credibility whenever a member of the judiciary make comments about a party to a case, especially when it is the executive.
Jul 01, 2018
Mandsaur rape case: Rahul Gandhi demands 'speedy justice' for victim, calls for protection of childrenSickened by the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur, Congress president Rahul Gandhi demanded "speedy justice" for the victim.
Apr 26, 2018
Opposition slams Centre for asking Supreme Court Collegium to re-consider Justice K M Joseph's nameThe elevation of one of the two jurists recommended by the collegium as Supreme Court judges, today evoked sharp reaction with the apex court's bar association chief terming as "disturbing" the government's action of accepting only one name and asking it to reconsider the name of Justice K M Joseph.
Apr 16, 2018
Differently-abled Dalit woman raped in Andhra Pradesh, police on the lookout for culpritsA 24-year-old physically challenged Dalit woman was raped by a man in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh.
Apr 13, 2018
Kathua rape and murder case: Delhi High Court issues notice to several media houses for disclosing victim's identityThe Delhi HC has issued notices to media houses for disclosing the identity of the 8-year-old girl who was gang-raped and killed in J&K's Kathua district.
Apr 04, 2018
Indian courts must deliver lucid judgment to remove differentiation between marital rape and rape itselfTranslating marital rape from a mere concept to an offence will increase reporting as well as make for a rights-based approach to marriage itself