by Sujoy Chatterjee The National Football League (NFL) in the U.S. has been in the news of late, for football players allegedly disrespecting the U.S. national anthem by kneeling/sitting/silently demonstrating during the playing of the national anthem before kick-off. There is a raging debate in the U.S. on, amongst others, whether dissent/protest during the national…

This is the third post by Ujwala Uppaluri in the series on the ‘right to privacy’ hearings in the Supreme Court. You can read parts I & II here and here This case offers the court an opportunity to set the terms of engagement for civil liberties arguments in the face of technological change, and…

Posted on behalf of Sital Kalantry New Book: Women’s Human Rights and Migration: Sex-Selective Abortion Law in the United States and India published by the University of Pennsylvania Press 2017 In this new book, I examine prohibitions on sex-selective abortion that are sweeping state legislatures across the United States from a critical race, empirical, and…

(This is the second post by Ujwala Uppaluri in a series on the ‘right to privacy’ hearings in the Supreme Court of India. The first post can be accessed here.)   On Tuesday and Wednesday last week, Petitioners in the Aadhaar cases presented arguments asserting the existence of a fundamental right to privacy before 9…

(This is the first post of a 3-part series by Ujwala Uppaluri on the ‘right to privacy’ hearings before the Supreme Court of India. Ujwala is a graduate of NUJS Kolkata and Harvard Law School. ) A bench of 9 judges heard arguments on the existence of a fundamental right to privacy on Wednesday and…

(A guest post by Eugene R. Fidell) [Eugene R. Fidell teaches Military Justice at Yale Law School and edits the Global Military Justice Reform blog, globalmjreform.blogspot.com. His book, Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction, was published in 2016 by the Oxford University Press. He served as a judge advocate in the U.S. Coast Guard.] —————…