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Legal Aid Society, Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi

UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES (PREVENTION) ACT: A ROSE BY ANY OTHER NAME

 By Abhimanyu Chauhan and Vasudha Singh [Abhimanyu Chauhan and Vasudha Singh are penultimate year students of LL.B. at Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.] Introduction The history of preventive detention in India extends as far back as 1818, when the Bengal State Prisoners Regulation Act [i] was enacted by the East India…
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August 2, 2020 1476

IS ILLITERACY A MENACE TO PEDESTRIANS? AN ANALYSIS

 By Dhriti Mitra and Treenok Guha [Dhriti Mitra and Treenok Guha are fourth and third year (respectively) students of BBA. LL.B. (Hons.) at Symbiosis Law School, Pune.] Prefatory The license cannot be issued for driving any kind of vehicle to an illiterate person, as he is virtually a menace for the pedestrians. [i] The aforementioned…
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July 17, 2020 21

ANALYZING THE TRANSGENDER PERSONS (PROTECTION OF RIGHTS) ACT, 2019

 By Ranu Tiwari [Ranu Tiwari is a third year student of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at National Law University, Nagpur.] Introduction: The transgender community is one of the most marginalized sections of the society in India. It is such a sorry state of affairs that a study enumerating their woes was brought only in the year…
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July 1, 2020 5068

AN ANALYSIS OF LABOUR LAW REFORMS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

By Mohammad Mishal [Mohammad Mishal is a second year student of B.A. LL.B (Hons.) at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law.] Introduction: The nature of wealth creation in our economy is such that it is primarily dependent on the efforts put in by the workers. The weight of historical change in India has traditionally been…
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June 28, 2020 581

THE LEGALITY OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGES IN INDIA

By Abhijit Vadavalli [Abhijit Vadavalli is a first year student of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR University of Law).] Prefatory: The archaic Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 criminalised homosexual sex, thereby criminalising homosexuality, among other forms of “unnatural sex”. In 2018, a five-judge constitutional bench…
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March 15, 2020 3786

THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 2019: A HICCUP FOR E-COMMERCE ENTITIES

 By Rupal Jaiswal [Rupal Jaiswal is a fifth year student of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at Symbiosis Law School, Pune.] Introduction: The Consumer Protection Act 2019 (“2019 Act”) notified on August 09, 2019 replaced the Consumer Protection Act 1986 (“1986 Act”) to further safeguard consumer interests in India. [i] This renovation was long-pending, especially since 1995, the…
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March 14, 2020 844

THE MENTAL HEALTHCARE ACT 2017: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS

 By Raj Krishna and Snehil [Raj Krishna and Snehil are fifth and third year (respectively) students of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at Chanakya National Law University, Patna.] Introduction: Mental health problems are not unheard of today. In our day-to-day life, we often come across Persons with Mental Illness (“PMI”). It is pertinent to note that the…
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March 8, 2020 12587