Over the past few years, mainstream media has given to itself the right to investigate, adjudicate and pronounce verdict over high-profile cases. In 2020, the Sushant Singh Rajput death took a vile turn as the media crossed all bounds, conducting a parallel trial and a witchhunt of the accused. Yashdeep Lakra analyses this trial by media, questioning, what it does to the dispensation of justice and the rights of the accused?
Right to Information Act has witnessed a rapid downsizing of its potency. The 2019 Amendment, together with recent developments of 2020, ripped the Act off its salient objectives. In this article, Masoom Reza discusses the impact of the waning efficacy of the Act and answers as to how it can still be resurrected.
State of North Carolina V. Marcus Robinson brought to light the impending racism within the process of Jury selection. Gaurav Puri and Raina Mahapatra analyse the role of the Racial Justice Act in Robinson’s hearing and how the effective legislation soon died down.
By Nihal Raj, pursuing Law from IFIM Law School Bangalore
By Prerna Murarka, fourth-year law student, ILS Law College, Pune.
By Krishna Sharma, B.A. L.L.B. from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. Krishna is currently serving as Advocacy Consultant at Justice Ventures International INTRODUCTION: Fake
By Deepak Kumar, Research Scholar at Centre for the Study of Law and Governance in Jawaharlal Nehru University. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has affected people