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EMERGENCY PROVISIONS -INDIA

Written By – Shruti Saha A state of emergency in India refers to a period of governance which can be proclaimed by the President of India during certain crisis situations. Under the advice of the cabinet of ministers, the President can overrule many provisions of the Constitution, which guarantees Fundamental Rights to the citizens of India. The emergency provisions are […]

LABOUR RIGHTS AS HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA

Written By – Nishant Kumar One of the questions greatly mooted in the advent of the twentieth century is whether labor rights are human rights? This question has attracted much interest in recent years among lawyers, academic scholars, trade unionists and other activists, and has given rise to heated debates. In human rights law and labor law scholarship, some endorse […]

TOP LEGAL INTERNSHIPS FOR THIS WEEK – DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 30, 2021

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Europe rights court: Russia responsible for assassination of ex-KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko

Written By – Shrey Garg, News Writer The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russia is responsible for the killing of the ex-KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 in London. The Strasbourg-based court has agreed with the findings of the British enquiry which concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized a Russian intelligence operation to assassinate Litvinenko. The […]

Texas doctor sued by two private citizens in first lawsuit brought under strict state abortion law

Written By – Arshita Anand, News Writer @sociolegalcorp Doctor Alan Braid was sued this Monday by Oscar Stilley and Felipe Gomez for violating Texas Senate Bill 8 (SB8) that prohibits abortions six weeks into the pregnancy. Braid had claimed to perform such an abortion in an op-ed piece published by The Washington Post on Saturday. This article stated that Braid […]

New California bill would make removing condoms without consent illegal

Written By – Shrey Garg, National Law School of India University California will become the first state in USA to outlaw non-consensual removal of condom during sexual intercourse. This practice is termed as ‘stealthing’. The term ‘stealthing’ gained attention after it was featured as a part of an article published by Alexandra Brodky in the Columbia Journal of Gender and […]

Joe Biden Signs Executive Order To Declassify 9/11 Investigation Documents

Written By – Arshita Anand, Content Writer Joe Biden, the US President signed an executive order on Friday calling for the declassification of some documents related to investigations carried out by the FBI on the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US. This order was accompanied by his statement that he made a campaign promise to ensure transparency regarding the attacks. […]