Book Review: Mirages of International Justice

Mirages of International Justice: The Elusive Pursuit of a Transnational Legal Order Mathew Parish, Edward Elgar Publishing  Limited, UK 2011. 259pp. ISBN 978 1 84980 4080 (ceased) This book is a powerful insight on the International justice and the roles played by the States and International organizations for the attainment of justice. The book exploresContinue reading “Book Review: Mirages of International Justice”

Would murder and terrorism constitute ‘most serious crimes’?

By the year 2020, a total of 108 countries have abolished the death penalty. The countries that have abolished the death penalty believe it is a cruel, inhumane and degrading form of punishment. The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) recognizes the right to life. Article 6 subsection (1) of the ICCPR provides that every human being hasContinue reading “Would murder and terrorism constitute ‘most serious crimes’?”

GENOCIDE LAWS: THE UNPAVED PATH

After a long wait, a UN team led by a British attorney, Karim Khan acknowledged that‘Genocide’ was committed against the people of the Yazidi Community in 2014 by the armed terrorists of ISIL (Daesh). The pieces of evidence of the genocide were ‘clear and convincing’ to uphold the liability of the 1414 identified perpetrator.  In 2014, theContinue reading “GENOCIDE LAWS: THE UNPAVED PATH”

Internship Opportunity: Gorkela Law Office, New Delhi

Organisation Name: GORKELA LAW OFFICE Organisation Intro : At the Law Offices of Stipe and Belote, our goal is to help people who have suffered a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence or intentional misconduct. We understand that most people simply do not have the time or resource to go up against insurance companiesContinue reading “Internship Opportunity: Gorkela Law Office, New Delhi”

Online Certificate Course on Banking Laws in India

Module -1 Introduction to Banking system *Over-view of RBI Act, 1934 *Over-view of Banking Regulation Act, 1934 Module -2 Introduction to Negotiable Instruments Act *Understanding Section 138 of NI Act,1881 *Drafting Notice and Petition of Cheque bounce case Module -3 Introduction to SARFAESI Act, 2002 *Learning the Fundamentals of SARFAESI Act *Notice and possession procedureContinue reading “Online Certificate Course on Banking Laws in India”

Call for Paper: Blog Series on ‘The Colonial Trials’

We are delighted to invite legal practitioners, academicians and research scholars to contribute to our upcoming blog series on ‘The Colonial Trials.’ The series is intended to feature articles on cases such Mighell v Sultan of Johore (1894) Statham v Statham and the Gaekwad of Baroda Secretary of State of India in council v Kamachee Boye sahabaContinue reading “Call for Paper: Blog Series on ‘The Colonial Trials’”

Online Freedom of Expression and The Targeting of Journalists

After the advent of the Internet this Right was given a wider connotation by the Judiciary. The Internet proved to be a great stage where people exercised Free Speech & Expression and raised their voices for noble causes and for National or International problems having sensitivity. The rapid growth of the Internet, stories, and humour are bound to cause numerous constitutional implications. Freedom of speech, right to privacy, right to information, and property rights are some key issues that are presently being debated by the people in the groups.

ANALYZING LIECHTENSTEIN VS. GUATEMALA: NOTTEBOHM CASE

By Shivanshi Gupta The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of Liechtenstein vs. Guatemala laid down the principle of effective nationality also known as the Nottebohm principle. It means that domestic law is not enough to contest nationality to another country, the nationality should be effective too. The relation of citizen with itsContinue reading “ANALYZING LIECHTENSTEIN VS. GUATEMALA: NOTTEBOHM CASE”

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