Social Justice

Case update

Enact separate law for lynching: SC

The CJI bench highlighted the threat posed by ‘frenzied mobs across the country instigated by intolerance and misinformed by circulation of fake news and false stories’, while chastising aggravating phenomena such as ‘bystander apathy, numbness of the mute spectators of the scene of the crime, inertia of the law enforcing machinery to prevent such crimes … and grandstanding of the incident by the perpetrators of the crimes including in the social media’.

July 17,2018

Civil Society

[WATCH] Press Conference on #AntiTraffickingBill2018

Lawyers Collective is addressing the media on why the Bill, which has been in the making for over two years, miserably fails to address the legal and real-time challenges that arise in addressing trafficking in persons and securing the rights and dignity of trafficked victims. 

July 17,2018

Women's rights

Sabarimala: A curtain-raiser

The issue of denial of entry of women between the age group of 10 to 50 needs to be put to rest once and for all because it’s not just about the religious freedom of women but it’s about the broader topic of gender justice.

July 17,2018

What’s the Good News

From victim to survivor

The model scheme drafted by the National Legal Services Authority — with the aid of other committee members like Senior Advocate Indira Jaising and ASG Pinky Anand — is a milestone in the development of Victimology as well as Victim Compensation Jurisprudence, especially for women in India.

July 16,2018

Social Justice

Acid attack: Delhi HC notice to Centre, AIIMS

The matter was heard by Justice P S Teji, who during the course of the hearing, observed that in case the petitioner succeeds in the case, her candidature will be considered under the physically handicapped (PH) category.

July 6,2018

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