LL.B. pass Judge: a black robe and not a cassock!

“May it please Your Lordships, the counsel wants to humbly submit that you are wearing a black robe and not a cassock…” a law student candidly urged the bench in a moot court concerning the doctrine of Essential Religious Practice (“ERP Test”) as the moot point. This article takes us to the long unconcluded debate regarding the role of the Judiciary in adjudicating religious issues to satisfy the ERP test manufactured allegedly in the exercise of judicial overreach.

THE CONSTITUTIONAL DICHOTOMY OF ARTICLE 19(1)(A) AND ARTICLE 21 OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION

In this article, the author has addressed a constitutional question that has been recently framed in the case of Kaushal Kishor v. State of U.P. The question is related to the interplay of Article 19(1)(a) and Article 21 of the Indian Constitution. The author has analysed the related jurisprudence and has given his viewpoint regarding the framed issue.

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