Are Francis Lieber’s Ideas on Rights and Obligations Still Relevant? Indian and American Scenario

By Aditya Sharma Introduction In his treatise, Manual of Political Ethics, Francis Lieber dedicates an entire chapter to the topic Reciprocal Relation of Right and Obligation[1]. Rights are of no use without corresponding and parallel obligations. Interpreting Lieber’s ideas in a comparative context of Indian and American polity makes for a very interesting study. The … Continue reading Are Francis Lieber’s Ideas on Rights and Obligations Still Relevant? Indian and American Scenario

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Intra-group Dissent and Sabarimala

By Bhaskar Kumar and Snehil Kunwar Singh “The irony of these times is that as actual places and localities become ever more blurred and indeterminate, ideas of culturally and ethnically distinct places become perhaps even more salient.”[1] Legal systems across the world have tried to preserve the cultural identity and sanctity of a particular group … Continue reading Intra-group Dissent and Sabarimala