Sunday, 22 July, 2018

Topic: Law

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America needs a reminder of the consequences of the 1920s immigration restriction

Lessons need to be learnt from the 1920s wave of immigration restriction that left a detrimental impact on the US economy.
Ravi Shankar Prasad | BJP Twitter

Dear Ravi Shankar Prasad, soul of Constitution resides not in images, but in its text

Since the text of the Constitution goes against the Hindu Right’s worldview, minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has to scavenge the manuscript to show us pictures to suggest its Hindu-ness.
Jawaharlal Nehru signing the Constitution of India

Supreme Court’s jurisprudence is often reactionary, suggests Arun K. Thiruvengadam

In ‘The Constitution of India: A Contextual Analysis’, Thiruvengadam captures the progression of law through sociopolitical factors, and development perspectives.

TalkPoint: By not elevating Justice Joseph is the Modi govt proving the dissenting judges right?

In a move that has evoked sharp reactions from the legal fraternity, the government cleared the name of Senior advocate Indu Malhotra to the Supreme C...
Manasa Venkataraman

Everyone you give your data to needs to be accountable for it: lawyer Manasa Venkatraman

The lawyer and researcher said that even if data is given for the purpose of national security, agencies need to be held accountable for it. 

How legalising cannabis can help India ease some of its economic burden

Indian cities are among the highest consumers of marijuana in the world; legalising it will give the government a major new revenue stream.
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has to get its act right. Now.

Crisis in the higher judiciary has exploded with 4 Supreme Court judges going public with differences in the top court. Judiciary can’t ignore this storm any longer.
A representational image of a court

14 states still don’t have a single fast-track court for crimes against women and children

As per the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission, the Centre had proposed setting up 1,800 fast track courts at a cost of Rs 4,144 crore.

तीन तलाक विधेयक: संवैधानिकता की कसौटी पर खरा उतरेगा?

दरअसल, यह विधेयक बेमानी प्रावधानों से भरा पड़ा है और मुस्लिम महिलाओं की मदद करने के अपने मकसद करने में निष्प्रभावी साबित हो सकता है.

Will triple talaq bill stand the test of constitutionality in courts?

The bill is full of redundant provisions, and will likely prove to be ineffectual in its approach. It actually does little to help Muslim women.