How Effective Are Tribal Laws in India?

This article is written by Vaasu Agrawal. Introduction Tribes are the integral part of our eclectic Indian Society, surviving mainly in Eastern and North Eastern states like Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and in central and southern plains. These are minority groups which are often suppressed or overlooked by the state and they continue to

IGNORANCE OF LAW IN INDIA: AN URGENT NEED TO FIGHT LEGAL ILLITERACY

Written by Akash Datta, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies. Introduction The concept of legal literacy and knowledge is founded on the premise that everyone should be informed of their rights and responsibilities. The legal maxim ignorantia juris non-excusat, or ‘ignorance of the law is no excuse,’ means that the Court assumes that all parties are

BLASPHEMY LAWS IN INDIA

This Article is written by R. Jeeva Dharshini from VIT University, Chennai. INTRODUCTION All human rights are universal, inseparable and interdependent. However, there is no clear indication that such interdependence depends more on the freedom of speech and incitement of racial or religious hatred. Blasphemy is one of the world’s most abused law when it

ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS OF USING ONLINE MEETING

This article is written by Tanishka Bajaj from Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies. ABOUT It is said that “Necessity is the mother of invention”, coronavirus has forced everyone to rethink their daily lives from work to school to entertainment. After COVID-19 hit the world, there was a drastic change in the functioning of various professions.

On Policing In Pandemic, Mindless Arrests & Prison Overcrowding : Criminal Justice & Police Accountability Project

This article has been written by S. Karpagam Introduction: Prison overcrowding has become a constant problem in this country, high levels of human settlements can only mean bad news in the midst of the epidemic. The Supreme Court has been intervening from time to time to resolve this issue, but its latest order to regulate