The Shaheen Bagh judgment and what it means for the right to protest in India

Summary- This article critiques the decision of the Supreme Court in Amit Sahni v. Commission of India (2020), regarding the constitutionality of protests in public sites. The authors argue the judgement is in stark contrast to international human rights and falls short of protecting the right to assembly in Article 19 of the Indian Constitution. [Ed note: This article has been written by Padmavathi Prasad & Dharshini Sugumaran, final year students from NUALS. The article has been co-edited & coordinated by Pranay Maladi from our Student Editorial Board.]

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Addressing Intersectionality And Access To Justice: The Need For An Anti-Discrimination Legislation

The present constitutional provisions that provide protection against different forms of discrimination fall short of recognizing and doing complete justice to the victims of intersectional discrimination. Therefore, an anti-discrimination legislation in terms of substantive equality, horizontal applicability and access to remedies is argued for.

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Indian Journal of Constitutional Law, NALSAR releases Vol 9 (2020) | A Mélange of Scholarship on Indian and Comparative Constitutional Law Issues

[Ed Note: We are happy to report the release of IJCL’s Vol. 9 (2020). This Volume of the Journal seems quite promising with 11 pieces in the form of 7 Articles, 2 Essays and 2 …

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The Criminalization of PUBG in Gujarat: A Frivolous Affair?

In our latest piece, the author highlights the criminalization of PUBG in Gujarat with special focus on Section 37(3) of the Gujarat Police Act, 1951. The author discusses this in the light of the Blue Whale precedent, while further drawing parallels between the deontological and consequentialist approaches to free speech.

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A U.S. – India Comparative Constitutional Law Debate by the U.S. Consulate General and Loyola College, Chennai [Sep 14]: Registrations Open

The U.S. Consulate General and Loyola College in Chennai jointly present “A Comparative U.S. – India Constitutional Law Debate,” an initiative that will deliberate on contemporary issues in the context of U.S. and Indian Constitutional …

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Religious Denomination – Multiculturalism, Group Rights and the Constitution

This post analyses the Supreme Court’s attempt to reconcile its dominant liberalism/individualism based approach towards fundamental rights as against the group right claims under Article 26, in the recent Sabarimala verdict.

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