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RECLAIMING MY CONSTITUTION: Envisioning a Liberal Constitutional Democracy [EDITORIAL]

The author tries to put forth the vision of the Constitution of India. The idea of celebrating our constitution, despite the concerning issues surrounding the Indian democracy, is cherished. Continue reading RECLAIMING MY CONSTITUTION: Envisioning a Liberal Constitutional Democracy [EDITORIAL]

Amy Barret sworn in right before US elections in November 2020

VOW OF JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AMIDST AN ELECTION? [EDITORIAL]

by Namrata Jeph Judicial independence is a multifaceted concept and there is no one ideal model of implementing judicial independence in the sense that one-size-fits-all. It is a result of a combination of different conditions, measures, checks, and balances that can vary from one country to another. However, only when a judiciary is independent it can make fair decisions that uphold the rule of law, an … Continue reading VOW OF JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AMIDST AN ELECTION? [EDITORIAL]

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A Probe that Defeats the Idea of Procedural Justice – [EDITORIAL]

In the backdrop of the Hathras horror, it can be said that The Police’s brutal probe added another layer of brutality to the whole incident. Starting off from the mid night cremation of the victim’s body, preventing the opposition leaders from meeting the victim’s family and imposing a lockdown in the whole region, the next in series of state facilitated atrocities comes the investigating agency’s interest in conducting a Narco and polygraph test on the victim’s family. I argue that besides the fact that, these tests are illegal and unconstitutional, the reasons being cited by the Police to justify the carrying out of this illegal method of extracting confessions and evidence, are just a gamut of distorted facts and misapplied laws. Continue reading A Probe that Defeats the Idea of Procedural Justice – [EDITORIAL]

CRYOPRESERVATION OF HUMAN EMBRYOS AND REPRODUCTIVE CELLS: The Legal Loopholes [EDITORIAL]

-by Ramsha Reyaz Cryopreservation is the process of freezing biological specimens like cells, tissues, organelles etc. at very low temperatures for the purpose of preservation. Cryopreserved cells can remain viable for long periods of time and, therefore, the process is increasingly being used for preserving reproductive cells and fertilized embryos as part of in-vitro fertilization and other assisted reproductive techniques. Cryopreservation is an important aspect … Continue reading CRYOPRESERVATION OF HUMAN EMBRYOS AND REPRODUCTIVE CELLS: The Legal Loopholes [EDITORIAL]