International Courts

US Supreme Court: Prejudice Not Ground for Three-Strikes Rule Under Prison Litigation Reform Act, 1995

The three- strikes Rule had many interpretations by several lower courts. The Judgment came in response to clear the position. The Supreme Court held that the dismissal of a suit for failure to state a claim counts as a...

US Supreme Court: Homosexual or Transgender Status Not A Reason To Dismiss Employees

On June 15, the Supreme Court of the U.S decided the case of Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia. 'An employer cannot fire an individual merely for being gay or transgender', it ruled in a landmark judgement. Brief Facts of the...

US Supreme Court Rejects Church’s Plea Against COVID-19 Restrictions On Religious Places

The Supreme Court of United States rejected the plea to remove restrictions on religious places. South Bay Pentecostal Church moved an application of injunction against the Covid-19 restrictions. The decision was a result of a close divide of 5:4...

South African High Court Holds Lockdown Regulations to be Unconstitutional

The South African High Court of Pretoria held the lockdown restrictions by the South African government to be invalid and unconstitutional. The decision came in the light of the restrictions being unreasonable and arbitrary. Background  The main parties to this suit...

American Bar Association: Safoora Zargar’s Detention Against International Law Standards, Set Her Free

On December 13, 2019, a non-violent protest took place at Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. The protests were in response to the enforcement of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The Delhi Police charged a 27-year old Ph.D scholar, Ms....

Washington Supreme Court Issues a Solidarity Statement Against the Unjust Racial System

Brief Background On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, an African American man asphyxiated to death by the Minneapolis police, Minnesota. He was being arrested for allegedly using counterfeit money at the grocery store. Derek Chauvin, a white police officer smothered...

Australian High Court Quashes Child Sex-Abuse Conviction, says the Evidence did not establish Guilt to the requisite Standard of Proof

Pell v. The Queen HCA 12, was a special leave to appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria. The facts of the case were that the accused was charged with...

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Need for Criminalization of Female Genital Mutilation in India: An Analysis

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Another Pain by Another Tint in the Society: Domestic Violence

ABSTRACT Domestic Violence is a crime that is wrong against humanity at large and a common dilemma that may affect more than a quarter of...

Brief on Euthanasia and Its Institution in India

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The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture in India

ABSTRACT “Silence gendered violence is woven intricately into the Indian social group; it is only fair to implement social awareness campaigns to assist raise awareness...