Category Archives: United States Laws

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Crimes Against Property in the USA

This article on ‘Crimes against property in the USA’ is written by Nilanjana Banerjee and discusses the various crimes against property as recognized under US law. I. Introduction There is a general notion that crime causes harm to individuals, but it can damage the property too such as breaking the thing, stealing away or even burning down. The… Read More »

Tenant-Landlord law in the USA

This article on ‘Tenant-Landlord law in the USA’ is written by Pranava Pishati and attempts to explain the procedure of rent, interest, rights of tenants that are mentioned in federal law, state statutes, local ordinances, safety and housing codes, common law, contract law. I. Introduction When going into a rental agreement, it is critical for tenants to understand… Read More »

The United States and its influence on Rome statute

This article on ‘The United States and its influence on Rome statute’ is written by Nilanjana Banerjee and aims to discuss what Rome Statute is, how did it grow, what is the role of the US in its growth. It will also analyse how the relationship between the US and International Criminal Court is. I. Introduction Every nation… Read More »

Non-marital Cohabitation in the USA

This article on ‘Non-marital Cohabitation in the USA’ is written by Pranava Pishati and provides a quick overview of how these relationships are considered in courts and what remedies are available in the event of an injustice occurring to one individual during or after the course of their cohabitation. I. Introduction Previously, cohabitation outside of marriage was widely… Read More »

Privacy Laws in the USA

This article on ‘Privacy laws in the USA’ is written by Pranava Pishati and aims to describe how the United States as a country deal with personal information protection through the use of privacy laws. I. Introduction It is obvious that everyone has things that they do not want others to know about. The capacity to create boundaries… Read More »

Conservatorship and Adult Guardianship through Britney Spears case

This article on ‘Conservatorship and Adult Guardianship through Britney Spears case’ is written by Pranava Pishati and focuses on the concepts of conservatorship and adult guardianship in the light of the Britney Spears case. I. Introduction In recent times we’ve all come across the hashtag #freeBritney on numerous social media platforms. To provide some context on who is… Read More »

Admissibility of Illegally Obtained Evidence

This article on ‘Admissibility of illegally obtained evidence’ is written by Nilanjana Banerjee and aims to deal with the nitty-gritty of legal procedure and violation of privacy in the context of Mapp v. Ohio (1961). I. Introduction Almost every constitution grants the right to life and privacy as it is considered to be a very basic right, but… Read More »

Gideon v. Wainwright – The Right to Counsel

This article on ‘Gideon v. Wainwright – The Right to Counsel’ is written by Nilanjana Banerjee and aims at exploring the extent of the 6th amendment and the Gideon v. Wainwright case. I. Introduction Natural rights and natural justice hold an immensely significant status in every human’s life. As per this, living beings own the right to life,… Read More »