Casteism in Prisons Of India : A “Violent” Ecosystem

- Priyam Mittal Introduction In December last year, a two-judge bench of the Rajasthan High Court (“HC”) took suo moto cognisance of the caste-based allocation of jobs in prisons after The Wire published an investigative piece on such practices throughout India’s prisons.[1] The HC directed the Additional Advocate General to undertake a complete overhaul of … Continue reading Casteism in Prisons Of India : A “Violent” Ecosystem

A Feminist Critique of Copyright Law: Through The Lens of Marginalization

By Anshul Dalmia Introduction: Exploring the ‘Other’ Side Intellectual Property Rights have been praised and appreciated for their sincere efforts towards the protection of knowledge and original thought.[1] However, for the law to preserve these rights, it is imperative to probe the construction of knowledge which is sought to be protected.[2] This article attempts to … Continue reading A Feminist Critique of Copyright Law: Through The Lens of Marginalization

Critiquing the Regulations for Female Inter-Sex Athletes in Sports Competitions: an Indian Perspective

By Abhinav Gupta Introduction Rules and regulations of sports competitions separate participants into various categories and prevent them from competing against participants from other categories in competitions and events. For instance, participants are segregated in boxing and wrestling on the basis of their weight and competitions at junior levels are segregated on the basis of … Continue reading Critiquing the Regulations for Female Inter-Sex Athletes in Sports Competitions: an Indian Perspective

وکیل ایک خیالاتی فکر کے کٹگھرے میں

By Nizamuddin Ahmad Siddiqui (This is our eleventh and the last 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 … Continue reading وکیل ایک خیالاتی فکر کے کٹگھرے میں

स्टैंड अप कॉमेडी और मौलिक अधिकारों की समसामयिकता : एक विश्लेषण

By Anshi Joshi and Gunjan Bahety (This is our tenth 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, … Continue reading स्टैंड अप कॉमेडी और मौलिक अधिकारों की समसामयिकता : एक विश्लेषण

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

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