Single Parent Adoption in India

In the present article, the author has explained laws of adoption in India and how it is varies with different religions while focusing on single parent adoption. Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956[1] deals with laws relating to adoption rights of Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs. Muslims, Christians, Parsis and Jews do not get theirContinue reading “Single Parent Adoption in India”

Marine Life and the Law of the Sea

Almost 70 percent of the earth is covered with oceans and seas and contains an immense number of biological diversity. Marine life is an asset that has a huge contribution towards maintaining the environment of the ecosystem as well as the economic prosperity of a country. But in recent years due to waste, dumping, andContinue reading “Marine Life and the Law of the Sea”

The Implied Mandates of The Constitution of India

“No other Constitution in the world has provided so much impetus towards changing and rebuilding society for the common good as the Indian Constitution”. -Granville Austin. There often arises a question as to what role does the Constitution play towards the liberation of chained members of the society? What perception does the Constitution hold concerningContinue reading “The Implied Mandates of The Constitution of India”

Freedom of press vis-à-vis Trial by Media

A media shackled by the Government is a relic of the past. The contemporary media has been called the handmaiden of justice and the watchdog of society[1]. Philip K. Dick rightly said, ”Today, we live in a society where realities are manufactured by the media.” Often hidden under the garb of freedom of speech, mediaContinue reading “Freedom of press vis-à-vis Trial by Media”

Internet Shutdowns: A Constitutional perspective

Liberty and security have always been at odds with each other. The question before us is what do we need more, liberty or security? The pendulum of preference should not swing in an extremity of either of the direction so that one preference does not compromise the other[1]. Free speech has been an experiment fromContinue reading “Internet Shutdowns: A Constitutional perspective”

Indian Young Lawyers Association V. State Of Kerala (Case Analysis)

“The State is no position to be, nor should it become, the arbiter of religious dogma” Justice Iacobucci, Syndicat Northcrest v. Amselem[1] India is a secular country [2] where all religions have endowed with the freedom of religious practice as a major right under Article 25 and 26 of the constitution.[3] The questions of theContinue reading “Indian Young Lawyers Association V. State Of Kerala (Case Analysis)”

Analyzing the Roles and Responsibility of Regulatory Bodies in Legal Education

“In a world divided by differences of nationality, race, colour, religion and wealth [the rule of law] is one of the greatest unifying factors, perhaps the greatest, the nearest we are likely to approach to a universal secular religion.” -Tom Bingham These lines by the former chief justice of the United Kingdom require a significantContinue reading “Analyzing the Roles and Responsibility of Regulatory Bodies in Legal Education”

Religion and Women: Solving The Conflict

Recently, the Supreme Court in Shayara Bano v. Union of India[i] declared the ongoing practice of triple talaq unconstitutional. The Court further instructed the central government to make appropriate laws for this. Consequently, the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019 has been introduced by the government which even criminalizes this practice withContinue reading “Religion and Women: Solving The Conflict”

Juvenile Delinquency: An Assessment of Psychological Approaches and Prevention

Juvenile delinquency in simple words can be understood as participation of minors (age specified by statuary in concerned country or city for example in India anyone less than age 18 years would be counted as minor while in Texas, an American city this age is 17 years) in unlawful activities for example- theft, assault orContinue reading “Juvenile Delinquency: An Assessment of Psychological Approaches and Prevention”

Constitutional Morality: A Critical Analysis

The Indian Constitution is a living document that consistently evolving whether by the judicial interpretation or by the introduction of different-2 legislations new dimensions of the constitution are being unfolded which conspicuously tends to uphold the majesty of the constitution. However, the common object of all these various developments of new constitutional dimensions is toContinue reading “Constitutional Morality: A Critical Analysis”

Decriminailisation of Abortion Laws In Northern Ireland – An End To A Grotesque Religious Culture

“Thousands of women from North Ireland have abortions every year, outside the law in their bedrooms or England. They will now be able to access normal health care,” said Goretti Horgan, a spokeswoman for the abortion-rights group Alliance for Choice”.[1] Introduction The sudden and tragic death of an Indian woman, Savita Halappanavar, has influenced oneContinue reading “Decriminailisation of Abortion Laws In Northern Ireland – An End To A Grotesque Religious Culture”

Evolving Stages of Sports Law In India

This article deals with the evolution of sports law in India, its emergence, its present status, the grey areas, and most importantly the proper legislation and uniform laws that need immediate attention. This will ensure unbiased application of laws for all the sports activities, and a proper framework of sports with the law where theContinue reading “Evolving Stages of Sports Law In India”

Data Privacy Laws In The Asian Continent – A Disintegrated Subject

The article here deals with the issue about the data privacy laws that are already in existence in the Asian continent, what further changes they are planning to make in accordance with the changing scenarios. It states that the now organizations and companies must initiate some stringent rules and regulation for data protection and security,Continue reading “Data Privacy Laws In The Asian Continent – A Disintegrated Subject”

Racism- An Unfading Blot on The Indian Society

Racism, xenophobia, and prejudice is prevalent in India. It is an uncanny amalgamation of unconsciousness, prejudices, centurial-old traditions, and discriminatory methods in which communities are nurturing with the additional dining taboos based on the caste. India is always an enigma, a country so large that every state is similar to a different country with itsContinue reading “Racism- An Unfading Blot on The Indian Society”