Response to Muhammad Mutahhar Amin’s Response – Basic without Structure? : the Presidential Order of 1954 and the Indo-Jammu & Kashmir Constitutional Relationship

This Response Piece is part of a series of posts indexed here discussing the public law themed articles featured in the recently released Issue 2 of the 2020 Volume of the Indian Law Review. This is Zaid Deva’s Response to Muhammad Mutahhar Amin’s Response Piece to the paper by Zaid Deva.

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The #Me Too Judgement : M.J. Akbar vs Priya Ramani

In India, one of the most high-profile cases to come out of the #MeToo movement against workplace sexual harassment perpetrated has finally seen its culmination. The Case involved Journalist Priya Ramani, as an accused after former Union minister MJ Akbar charged her with defamation. The Delhi trial Court judgment is a landmark one not only because it acquitted Ramani but made several progressive statements. In this post, we will go through the cause of action and the rationale of the Court which ultimately led it to make the observations which hold significant implications for the future of victims of sexual harassment in India

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