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Laws relating to domestic violence in India: Legal issues and challenges

The crime of domestic violence can be traced back to time immemorial. Women have always been subjugated, tortured, looked down upon, considered weaker sex. It is widely prevalent but has remained largely invisible in the public domain. Violence can be physical as well as mental and has different manifestations. The  Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948, provides that… Read More »

Juvenile Delinquency in India – A Legal Analysis

Introduction With the fast pace of development in our country, we notice lots of changes appearing in the environment, society, our educational system and then the behaviour of our children. Reports in various researches and surveys show an increase in the delinquent behaviour of the students aged 14-20 years. Children committing crimes in developed countries were kind of… Read More »

Centre and States should imbibe the spirit of Cooperative Federalism: Justice K M Joseph

Introduction The Apex Court Judge, Justice KM Joseph recently underlined and emphasized on the requirement for “cooperative Federalism” for India, between the Centre and the States, to end up a “normally indestructible formation” “Both the Centre and the States must soak up a veritable soul of co-operative Federalism, if not communitarian Federalism. There can be no Centre without… Read More »

Law and Lincoln – By Shrestha Banerjee (NLUJA, Assam)

INTRODUCTION “The best way to estimate the value of Lincoln is to think what the condition of America would be today if he had never lived – never been president.” – Walt Whitman[1] This article is about the legend who altered the entire course of American history and is the reason behind the whole existence of the country… Read More »

What Do I Expect From My Law School?

There are so many misconceptions about doing law in India. The most common one is people who are not good at studies do law. This is not true in today’s world. Getting into a law school is no easy task. We do not have a plenitude of colleges. Out of the students who take exams only 2% secure… Read More »

Result : 1st Amity National Case Comment Writing Competition, 2018

Amity Law School Gurugram proudly announces the results and ranks of the 1st  Amity National Case Comment Writing Competition, 2018. Congratulations to all the winners and Participants for putting in all the hard work!! The results are as follows:- Rank 1  Name of Participant – Megha Shajihi Name of College/ University- Uttaranchal University Rank 2 Name of Participant –… Read More »

Significance of the Aadhaar Dissent – By Vasundhara Kaushik

Introduction Justice Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud’s dissenting decision in the matter of Justice KS Puttaswamy (Retd) and Another versus Union of India and Others, in which he held Aadhaar to be unconstitutional in its entirety, is as a rule broadly hailed by commentators. While the four judges out of a five-judge bench have maintained that the Aadhaar venture and… Read More »