Orissa HC Judgment Highlights the Challenge of Protecting Privacy of COVID-19 Patients

Profs. Rangin P. Tripathy and Suman Bhattamishra of analyse the Orissa HC judgment on privacy of Covid-19 patients and its application of the Puttaswamy decision to completely prohibit the disclosure of patients’ identity. They also critique the judgment for not attempting to establish a threshold of proportionality in relation to specific disclosures by the State.

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The Courts and The Constitution

This section will be a one-stop platform for all announcements related to the Conference. It will bring together Panel-by-Panel reports as well as a compiled publication developed from the proceedings of the Conference. We also invite response pieces, critically analyzing and engaging with the released publications

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