ANALYSING THE NEED FOR A DEATH PENALTY REFORM IN INDIA

By Kshitij Sethi, 3rd Law Student, Pam Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow Introduction In recent years, capital punishment has become a very burning issue not only in India but also all over the world. Whether this punishment should be retained in statutes or be abolished is being debated all around the world. Many countriesContinue reading “ANALYSING THE NEED FOR A DEATH PENALTY REFORM IN INDIA”

A CRITIQUE OF CRITICS OF MODERN INTERNATIONAL LAW

By Shaijal Shekhar, Law Student, Aligarh Muslim University Introduction There has been an ongoing and probably a never-ending debate among scholars of international law on whether the international law could be regarded as a real a law or not. Thus, there exists a group of scholars who are of the view that international law isContinue reading “A CRITIQUE OF CRITICS OF MODERN INTERNATIONAL LAW”

INDIAN JUDICIARY:A STANDSTILL HOPE…

By Harsh Mishra, Law Student “ In a country with a population of more than 1.3 billion, only 1.5 million people are able to seek justice,” – Indian Justice Report 2019. India is the country which used to be the land of the Manu, who provided the first book on law, where there is theContinue reading “INDIAN JUDICIARY:A STANDSTILL HOPE…”

RESTRUCTURING PROCESSES OUTSIDE IBC

By Vedant Sumant, Law Student, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar Abstract The IBC was a visionary legislation which envisioned increasing the ease of doing business in Bharat but it had its own cons. These cons were magnified due to the restrictions in place put in effect in order to curb the spread of Covid-19. IfContinue reading “RESTRUCTURING PROCESSES OUTSIDE IBC”

APPLICABILITY OF FORCE MAJEURE CLAUSE AND DOCTRINE OF FRUSTRATION DURING COVID-19

By Divyansh Ganjoo and Kartikey Gaur, Law Student, USLLS, GGSIPU Introduction The unprecedented impact of Covid-19 has the whole global market economy in shambles. Even in India its tremors can be felt, affecting not just local businesses but big multinationals and manufacturing enterprises with production centers on halt and recession right around the corner.  NotContinue reading “APPLICABILITY OF FORCE MAJEURE CLAUSE AND DOCTRINE OF FRUSTRATION DURING COVID-19”

RIGHTS CODIFIED FOR CYBER CRIMES ADMINISTERING MEDIA: A NEED FOR PROSPECTIVE ACTION

By Anshit Minocha, Law Student, School of Law, UPES Introduction Online Harassment’s purview has been widely discussed under the Information Technology Act, 2000. [1] Online Harassment can be described as a hostile statement that intends to corrupt and demean one’s reputation. Online Harassment could be a form of malicious act, or even a negligent act.Continue reading “RIGHTS CODIFIED FOR CYBER CRIMES ADMINISTERING MEDIA: A NEED FOR PROSPECTIVE ACTION”

INTERPLAY OF COMPETITION REGULATOR AND PATENT AUTHORITY

By Riya Gulati, Paralegal at Law Offices of Caro Kinsella & Youth Ambassador for the ONE Campaign, Ireland. The antitrust laws and Intellectual Property Law are the two wheels of the same chariot which aims to balance the public interest. The former aims to foster healthy competition in the market by averting the abuse ofContinue reading “INTERPLAY OF COMPETITION REGULATOR AND PATENT AUTHORITY”

“PUBLIC POLICY UNDER LAW OF CONTRACTS”

By Mridul Bansal, Law Student, Gitarattan International Business School The legal maxim “ex turpi causa non oritur actio” forms the basis of doctrine of public policy and states that an agreement which is against public policy is declared void without any effect. Due to the fluctuating nature and uncertainty of the term ‘Public Policy’, itContinue reading ““PUBLIC POLICY UNDER LAW OF CONTRACTS””

ABORTION: LAWS AND CHANGES REQUIRED IN INDIA

By Shivani Sengar, Law Student, ICFAI University, Dehradun Introduction Abortion the expulsion of the foetus from the uterus of the woman before it reaches the stage of viability. In India miscarriage is lawful in certain situations, it can be done due to various reasons until 20 weeks of gestation. In certain cases, court may allowContinue reading “ABORTION: LAWS AND CHANGES REQUIRED IN INDIA”

INADEQUACY OF TRANSGENDER LAW IN INDIA

By Forum Tailor and Khushi Malhotra, 5th Year law Student, FOL, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda INTRODUCTION The word Transgender that is believed to have emerged in the present times is not a new concept but has been a part of our society from time immemorial. The transgender community had a strong historical presenceContinue reading “INADEQUACY OF TRANSGENDER LAW IN INDIA”