If gender-based glass ceilings are to be smashed, the place to start should be the legal profession. This vital area of human endeavour needs to be exemplary because it has been nurtured and honed by all progressive and dynamic civilisations.
RBG left behind a legacy that changed her country—questioning policies and laws discriminatory to women and pulling all her might in the preservation and promotion of “constitutional essentials” in SCOTUS
In the 70 years of the republic, women have made contributions in every walk of life. But the struggle for gender equality and justice continues in the legal profession despite the fundamental right to equality
In two orders, the Supreme Court has felt the need for urgent action on a long-delayed matter of construction of smog towers and waste management in Delhi. But was there a judicial overreach in overlooking a cost-effective solution and the rights of co-citizens?
The basic structure discourse is a gift of judicial wisdom offered as the highest form of education of those wielding constituent power—the power to make changes in the Constitution but not of changing of the Constitution
The harrowing story of Prem Chand, a Sonipat shopkeeper who was acquitted 38 years after being accused of selling contaminated turmeric, is a classic case of due diligence and lawful action not being performed
A recent webinar drew attention to Justice Yashwant Vishnu Chandrachud who was part of Kesavananda, helped navigate it through a period of harsh constitutional majoritarianism and presided over a brilliant constellation of co-equals
In two recent cases—President Donald Trump’s tax returns and staying the cancellation of an Obama programme on immigration—the US Supreme Court stood its ground and though in a situation of subpoena by the Congress, it upheld the separation of powers doctrine