CLPR hosts 3rd edition of Transform, the International Conference on Transgender Rights and the Law on 13th and 14th September

In September 2018, the Indian Supreme Court passed the landmark verdict in Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India which decriminalised same sex relations between consenting adults. This momentum was followed by the Madras High Court …

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Life without Remission: An Irreviewable and Unconstitutional Punishment

In this piece, the authors look at the new trend in the Indian judicial system, of remitting death sentences to life sentences, but without the option of further remission under any circumstances.

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“Rubber-band” Secularism: How Islamic and Hindu majoritarianism repurpose colonial legal governance

In the conclusive post of the round-table book discussion, Professor Julia Stephens writes a response to the reviews for “Governing Islam: Law, Empire and Secularism in South Asia”. While analyzing the responses to her book, she simultaneously traces the paradigm of colonial secularism in the contemporary world

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