The legality of Seed Patenting under the Patents Act 1970 and TRIPS Agreement : A Study

By Monalisha Singh, Student, 3rd Year, Chanakya National Law University Patna ____________________________________________________________________________ India is well known for its agricultural and farming activities, as the majority of the country's population adopted agriculture as an occupation. A seed is the basic unit of plant life. Farmers in India have sown seeds, harvested crops and stored some of... Continue Reading →

Defining the borderline dispute between Free Speech and Hate Speech : An Appraisal with regard to Standup Comedy Shows

By Monalisha Singh, Student, Chanakya National Law University, Patna Indian Perspective : Hate Speech We can very well recognize that when the right to freedom of speech and expression was first adopted in the Constituent Assembly, there were demands to curb this freedom that led to the Constitution (First Amendment) Act, 1951 and the Constitution... Continue Reading →

Disability in India – A Legal Analysis

By Sania Gupta, Student, School of Law, Christ University _______________________________________________________________________________________________________  “Disability need not be an obstacle to success” – Stephen Hawking  Disability led to various forms of prejudice, bias and discriminatory practices around the world. It can be considered as one of the contemporary aspect of society which needs our attention as responsible citizens of... Continue Reading →

Article 356 and Judicial Overreach : A Critical Analysis in light of the Ongoing A.P. High Court Order

By Shrishti Verma, Student, Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Recently the Andhra Pradesh High court was hearing the petition of Habeas Corpus filed by a detained individual. Subsequently, the Andhra Pradesh High Court ordered the current Andhra Pradesh government seeking to respond on whether there is a situation of “constitutional breakdown” in the state. The... Continue Reading →

Witness Protection Laws vis-a-vis Sexual Offences in India- A Glimpse of Lawlessness

By Shristi Gupta, Student, Chanakya National Law University, Patna _____________________________________________________________________________________________ According to Jeremy Bentham, "Witnesses are the eyes and ears of justice". The right to a fair trial has been recognized as the heart of the Criminal System and witnesses are regarded as one of the most essential elements of it. In the case of... Continue Reading →

Regulation of the Domain of Public Nuisance : An Overview of the Existing Indian Laws

By Sneha Mathew, Law Student, Christ University _____________________________________________________________________________ Winfield once said, “Nuisance may be described as unlawful interference with a person’s use or enjoyment of land or of some right over, or in connection with it.”   Nuisances are usually divided into two categories - public and private. In this article, I will be focusing on... Continue Reading →

Can Virtual Hearings be considered as a new paradigm for Speedy Justice? – A brief analysis in view of recent NJDG statistics for pending cases

By Somya Gupta, Intern (May, 2020), Lexstructor ____________________________________________________________________________ As the corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeps across the country, it has affected India’s economy , administration and its legal system too. Government have taken various measures like social distancing, lockdown all over the country to prevent people from being getting infected. The lockdown is being extended... Continue Reading →

ARTICLE 25 AND ARTICLE 26- A RELIGIOUS DILEMMA

By Shivam Mishra, 3rd Year, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Student Editor - Lexstructor ________________________________________________________________________ I.  INTRODUCTION Professing, practicing, and propagating one’s faith is an entitlement which human community has been conferred with since the very beginning and it has been recognized as an inalienable right of every human being not only on... Continue Reading →

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