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ADDITIONAL PROTOCOLS TO THE GENEVA CONVENTION: UNDERSTANDING REASONS FOR INDIA’S NON-RATIFICATION

As history suggests, India has always ensured to voice its stand and actively participate in becoming a party to international conventions. Subsequently, India is a party to several international treaties, including the Geneva Conventions of 1949. However, contrary to this, when the Additional Protocols to the Geneva Conventions were formulated in 1977, India did not ratify to the international treaties, although it had actively participated during negotiations. This legal blog aims to study and highlight the reasons for India's non- ratification to the Additional Protocols and analyse whether the reasons given by India for non-ratification were justified.

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09-August-2021
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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week-05 Jul 2021

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ARTICLE 19(1) OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA: AN ANALYSIS

India had achieved independence after huge bloodshed only for the citizens of the country so that they could live happily, without any interference from outside, which is known as sovereignty. Just after three tears, on the 26th day of November 1950, India had drafted its first Constitution, with its founding fathers being Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Sir Benegal Narsing Rao, Surendra Nath Mukherjee and others. The Constitution of India has 22 parts and 395 Articles, and Part III of the Constitution is enshrined with the Fundamental Rights, ranging from Articles 12 to 35. Article 19(1) of the Constitution of India gives the freedom of speech and expression to all the citizens of India. The Supreme Court has ruled in the case of Devendrappa (1998) that reasonable restrictions may have to be imposed in the freedom of speech and expression in the interest of maintaining discipline in public services, even though it may not have been mentioned as a ground in Article 19(2).

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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week-06 Jun 2021

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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week-31 May 2021

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Child Right Governance in India and other Laws Related to it

Perhaps the most well-known definition of ‘global governance’, James Rosenau designates it as ‘organisations of rubrics at all stages of hominoid action – from the domestic to the worldwide organisation.’ Today the perception of authority has wedged the attention of researchers in fields like political science, economics, business studies, and global relations to analyse an inclusive variety of marvels such as school life, worldwide policy-making, global organisations, public health, monetary dealings, street gangs or traffic rules. Children and youth are in many circumstances obtainable as ruled by others – parents, teachers, social services, religious establishments, or out of control. For youthful scholars, though, the opposite has been basic in the influence of the field of juvenile studies over the last decades. The intervention of children and young people certainly also impact the schemes of guidelines and governance that border them. They are thus as much theme to these systems as they can be energetic and shapers of them, in many cases organised with or in equivalent to the adults adjacent them. Contempt this heading of children as being both marks and shapers of governance, though, with some exceptions, the methodical study of the governance of children and youth have established little consideration within childhood studies as well as to the examination of how child rights are assumed to form in national and multinational politics, law and society.

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TOP 10 LEGAL HEADLINES OF THE WEEK 25 May 2021

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First Information Report (FIR): An Overview

Crime and its reporting happen in relays, a country for its good governance & maintenance of tranquility requires complaints to be registered, these then need to be taken in cognizance and resolved in an established manner. A proper administration of the criminal justice system, therefore, requires balancing the rights of the victim and the accused. In India, the distribution of power takes place among its departments and thus reporting of crime, and its settlement happens by involving various branches of government. Reporting of crime is the initial step in the criminal justice system. The ‘First Information Report’ is an essential process in the investigation of a criminal case, in common parlance and in media reporting.

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THE SUPACE- A FAREWELL GIFT BY CJI TO THE INDIAN JUDICIARY

A new concept of virtual hearing ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE has been introduced by Hon’ble Shri S.A.Bobde recently, named as “SUPACE”. This is a complete blend of human and machine intelligence. The curiosity to know and have knowledge about a new thing automatically comes to the human mind. This blog, deals with the ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (SUPACE), it's working and uses in the Indian Judiciary.

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Misuse of Gender Laws in India

This paper, titled ‘Misuse of Gender Laws in India’, attempts to put forth some major loopholes in our Judicial System with respect to gender-oriented laws. It tries to make a sincere effort to understand how and why these loopholes get exploited by a section of society. It aims to critically evaluate, study and examine the major difference between what was intended by some laws versus what actually became of them through their massive misuse. This is one of those areas which has just started to gain momentum among the masses, but the legal and societal recognition of which has not received enough attention. There is also a significant dearth of quality literature available in this respect.

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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week. 07 Mar 2021

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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week28 Feb 2021

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28-February-2021
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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week21 Feb 2021

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Pedagogical Model of The Formation of Professional Competence of Lawyer : Ukrainian Reality

This blog includes the Pedagogical Model of The Formation of Professional Competence of Lawyer from Ukrainian Reality by Professor Prof.  Anatoliy Kostrub

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Nature & Significance of Law

Law has become a significant medium for every civilized nation. Theory and philosophy of law is called jurisprudence. Jurisprudence should always be the foundation for framing rules and laws of a nation. Law is a dynamic subject which changes with the changing needs of the society. Philosophers and Jurists have come up with different definitions of law in different eras. Nature of law has also been propounded differently by different jurists. John Locke's theory on Constitutionalism is worth mentioning in present day context because the theory of Constitutionalism is associated with the noble idea which means freedom from arbitrary government . This concept encourages protection/promotions of rights of people, rule of law and accountable governmental procedures. A country which lacks constitutionalism is a dangerous sign which should always be discouraged.

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75 Years of the United Nations: How it all started

24th October 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. To commemorate the milestone achieved by this organization which has more legitimacy, convening power, and normative impact than any other organization, this blog explains how and why the United Nations was founded.

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ABORTION AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

The abortion decision involves several parties, all with their own legally protected interests, civil liberties or fundamental human rights. These parties are the fetus, the pregnant woman, the doctor, the father of the fetus and the parents of the pregnant minor.

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IS INDIA AN ONLINE ARBITRATION FRIENDLY JURISDICTION?

India provides for a specialized law that specifically deals with alternative dispute resolution, namely Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. With the outbreak of Covid-19, Indian courts were bound to accept the technological advancement and started the hearing of urgent matters through virtual means. But the question arises are the laws keeping up with technological advancements? Through this article, the author tries to answer whether the Indian laws are compatible with the procedures of online Arbitration.