Article 21 Blog Posts

Capital Punishment, the Need or Necessity

The present condition in India is such that one should support the abolishing of capital punishment in all cases, except for cases in which public conscience and national security is at stake. Crimes such as treason, rape and mutiny tend to create pu...
by Mowing the Law on Dec 7, 2015

Constitutional Validity of Triple Talaaq System

On 16th October, 2015 the Supreme Court of India passed a verdict with regard to equal rights for daughter in relation to partition of ancestral properties in Hindu’s. The second part of the judgement however concentrated on the gender discriminati...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 30, 2015

HIV Stigma – The Modern Day Apartheid

Though HIV is widespread in almost all spheres of life, this paper will mainly focus on the stigmatization of AIDS victim in the public sphere. Finding a solution to these problems will lay a path to fighting such stigmatization in other areas of lif...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 27, 2015

Battling Transphobia: Providing Healthcare to All

“Inside every man there is a potential woman and inside every woman resides a potential man.”― John Maxwell TaylorGender variant people mark their existence in India since various centuries, these communities have several indigenous identities...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 24, 2015

Time to re-think Capital Punishment: A regressive approach

The following article is written by Rashmi Bishnoi, a 3rd year law student of Jindal Global Law School.“An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind”..Mahatama GandhiAt the United Nations where majority of countries said that it was time to...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 22, 2015

Is Death Penalty discriminatory?

The following article is written by Ms. Barkha Yadav.Straight after hanging of Yakub Memon the death penalty debate again resurfaced. Everyone is talking about whether it acts as a deterrent or not? Whether it should be abolished and if not then how...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 20, 2015

Review Petitions in Death Sentence Cases not to be by Circulation only in Open Court and by Bench of a tleast Three Judges

  "When it comes to death penalty cases, we feel that the power of spoken word has to be given yet another opportunity even if the ultimate success rate is minimal."A five-judge bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, headed by Chief...
by Mowing the Law on Oct 15, 2014

Review Petitions in Death Sentence Cases not to be by Circulation; only in Open Court & by Bench of atleast Three Judges

  "When it comes to death penalty cases, we feel that the power of spoken word has to be given yet another opportunity even if the ultimate success rate is minimal."A five-judge bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, headed by Chief...
by Mowing the Law on Oct 15, 2014

Review Petitions in Death Sentence Cases not to be by Circulation; only in Open Court & by Bench of atleast Three Judges

  "When it comes to death penalty cases, we feel that the power of spoken word has to be given yet another opportunity even if the ultimate success rate is minimal."A five-judge bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, headed by Chief...
by Mowing the Law on Oct 15, 2014
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