This article seeks to explore the current IPR regime, how it applies to outer space law, and how it may be adapted to be a better fit for the same. It seeks to do this through an analysis of the current IPR regime (by the means of various articles of international treaties and their inadequacies in addressing the needs of space law) and discussing its viability to support the growth of outer space law and its possibilities.
Despite widespread scholarly opinion endorsing the unconstitutionality of the marital rape exception within the IPC, as well as its deplorability in a egalitarian society, neither the Judiciary nor the Legislature have yet wielded their constitutional powers to eradicate it.
Destin Cretton’s Just Mercy is a steadfast journey through the real-life story of a black-man and how he is wrongfully sent to death-row for a murder he didn’t commit. The movie exposes the persistent racial injustice in the criminal justice system in the USA.
This article describes the recognition of reproductive rights as essential for women’s equality and has called for respect for women’s rights to autonomy and decision-making concerning pregnancy. The Indian Jurisdiction has developed a robust definition for ‘reproductive rights’ which reflect the term human right standards.
The article will describe the status of capital punishment pre and post Independence era and will also discuss the question surrounding capital punishment as a necessity. Additionally, it will discuss the landmark judgment ‘Bachan Singh vs State of Punjab’ wherein the Supreme Court discussed the status of capital punishment and the legislation governing it
The school of thought that presumes an intimate relationship between Morality and Law is regarded as Naturalists with Lon Fuller as one of their key proponents. However, the position of the sovereign-state in Fuller’s conception of the law is undermined, and the severe Covid-19 Pandemic measures taken by different sovereigns have only established the ascendency of the state further. In this article, I try to engage with Fuller’s concept of the law through the lens of emergencies such as the pandemic and 9/11 and also analyse the concept of fluid moralities with respect to how states understand morals at the international and national level.
This article analyses the Article 19(1)(b) of the Constitution of India and its exceptions, in light of the recent protests. Looking at all these protests it tries to establish how the recent year was a year of protests in India; and, why every citizen of the nation should be aware of rights provided by the Constitution of India.
Trigger Warning- Sexual Abuse, Assault, Rape
This article seeks to critically analyse the POCSO amendment of 2019, focusing on the loopholes in the act, particularly critiquing the death penalty and finally looking at long term solutions to reduce child sexual assault.
This article will analyze the Farm Bills 2020, the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) Bypass Bill, and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill. This article seeks to identify if the farm bills are a boon or the bane for the economy.
Alternate dispute resolution mechanisms have become an important tool of settlement, owing to their speedy nature of dispensing justice. These mechanisms provide for out of court settlements of matters at the convenience of the parties and with their consent. Mediation has thus gained popularity especially in matters related to family or matrimonial disputes.
This article critically analyses the Indian concept of Dharma; and relates it to the derivative evolution of the Human Rights Law and its modern ideals.
“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.