Parenthood and a Child’s Right to Knowledge of Genetic Origins

By Shreya Jaipuria Introduction With increasing recognition of right to knowledge of genetic origins of a child, some authors, such as Bainham, have focused on the distinction between ‘genetic’ and ‘social’ parenthood.[1] The ‘genetic parent’ is one that has a genetic connection with the child, but may not be caring for that child.[2] For example, … Continue reading Parenthood and a Child’s Right to Knowledge of Genetic Origins

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Critically analysing the ‘Delhi HC’s Decriminalisation of Begging’ from a Dworkinian lens

By Kshitij Goyal Introduction The extraordinarily broad definition of “begging” under the Begging Act[1] criminalised begging. Here, there was uncertainty regarding the scope of the word ‘begging’. Moreover, the impugned Act gave undue powers to arrest a ‘beggar’ without a warrant.[2] Also, the District Magistrate was empowered to take fingerprints of persons in the ‘certified … Continue reading Critically analysing the ‘Delhi HC’s Decriminalisation of Begging’ from a Dworkinian lens

Promoting Equal Citizenship in All its Manifestations: A Case for Inclusive Inheritance Rights for Transgender Persons

By Keshab Roy Choudhury  Introduction The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019 was enacted by the Legislature to protect the rights and welfare of trans persons in line with the Supreme Court’s (‘SC’) decision in National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) v Union of India.[1] Briefly, the Court in NALSA unequivocally held that the non-recognition … Continue reading Promoting Equal Citizenship in All its Manifestations: A Case for Inclusive Inheritance Rights for Transgender Persons

ਗੁਰਬਾਣੀ ਤੇ ਭਾਰਤੀ ਸੰਵਿਧਾਨ:ਜਾਤੀਵਾਦ ਦੇ ਖੰਡਨ ਦੀ ਅੰਤਰ-ਦ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਟੀ (Gurbani and the Indian Constitution : Insights into the denunciation of Casteism)

By Prof. Dr. Rajinder Kaur and Prof. Jatinder Singh (This is our ninth vernacular post under the 2021 edition of the JILS Vernacular Publication Initiative, that marks the celebration of the International Mother Language Day. Through this initiative, we at JILS, are attempting to take a small step towards making legal education and information more … Continue reading ਗੁਰਬਾਣੀ ਤੇ ਭਾਰਤੀ ਸੰਵਿਧਾਨ:ਜਾਤੀਵਾਦ ਦੇ ਖੰਡਨ ਦੀ ਅੰਤਰ-ਦ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਟੀ (Gurbani and the Indian Constitution : Insights into the denunciation of Casteism)

Digital Literacy: A Cornerstone of Right to the Internet

By Nimisha Nagpal and Rhia Pandey Introduction The pandemic has brought many things to the forefront, one of them being the unquestionable ease that the internet has added to our lives. Without it, many would not only find it increasingly difficult to pass the days, but also struggle with continuing their education, or earning a … Continue reading Digital Literacy: A Cornerstone of Right to the Internet

OTT നിയമങ്ങൾ 2021; സൈബറിടങ്ങളും ഭരണകൂട നിയന്ത്രണങ്ങളും

By Abin Thomas Alex and Sarath Ninan Mathew (This is our eighth vernacular post under the 2021 edition of the JILS Vernacular Publication Initiative, that marks the celebration of the International Mother Language Day. Through this initiative, we at JILS, are attempting to take a small step towards making legal education and information more inclusive … Continue reading OTT നിയമങ്ങൾ 2021; സൈബറിടങ്ങളും ഭരണകൂട നിയന്ത്രണങ്ങളും

ઓનલાઇન શિક્ષણ કાયદાના વિદ્યાર્થીની દ્રષ્ટિએ

By Parth Thummar (This is our seventh vernacular post under the 2021 edition of the JILS Vernacular Publication Initiative, that marks the celebration of the International Mother Language Day. Through this initiative, we at JILS, are attempting to take a small step towards making legal education and information more inclusive and accessible, and countering the … Continue reading ઓનલાઇન શિક્ષણ કાયદાના વિદ્યાર્થીની દ્રષ્ટિએ

भारतीय राज्यघटनेच्या चौकटीतून धर्मनिरपेक्षता

By Adv. Narsinh Jadhav (This is our sixth vernacular post under the 2021 edition of the JILS Vernacular Publication Initiative, that marks the celebration of the International Mother Language Day. Through this initiative, we at JILS, are attempting to take a small step towards making legal education and information more inclusive and accessible, and countering … Continue reading भारतीय राज्यघटनेच्या चौकटीतून धर्मनिरपेक्षता

कानून की नज़र में लिव-इन रिलेशनशिप की स्थिति

By Raju Ram (This is our fifth vernacular post under the 2021 edition of the JILS Vernacular Publication Initiative, that marks the celebration of the International Mother Language Day. Through this initiative, we at JILS, are attempting to take a small step towards making legal education and information more inclusive and accessible, and countering the … Continue reading कानून की नज़र में लिव-इन रिलेशनशिप की स्थिति

The Age of Marriage Debate in India: Continuities and a Need for Change

By Sanya Sethi Introduction The debate on the “age of marriage” is one such debate which has existed in India since a long period of time and still continues to be a reason of controversy. The Age of Consent Act which was enacted in the year 1891 further added to the complexities of this debate … Continue reading The Age of Marriage Debate in India: Continuities and a Need for Change