International financial Institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund are facing varied economical, financial, political, social and environmental issues today. Their role with regards to the administration of global distributive justice, minimising poverty or aiding in the developmental processes is being called into question. In this paper, the author has tried to expose the internal working procedure of these institutions and the effects of their policies which have been debated vigorously as skepticism looms large in the wake of a worsening economic situation and living standards especially in the Developing and Least Developed countries.
Terrorist threats have existed throughout modern history, and the importance of deterring and preventing terrorist acts is of central importance. The impulse to abandon human rights norms in times of fear and crisis is short-sighted and self-defeating. As the revelations of shocking abuses at Abu Gharib prison have demonstrated, the world will not easily accept inhumane treatment in any context, and such treatment will tarnish and undermine even legitimate security operations. Therefore, this is an issue which requires in-depth analysis, as done by the author, due to its complex and multidimensional nature.
By Soumya Singh Chauhan, UILS, Chandigarh “Editor’s Note: Domicile of Choice is a self-acquired domicile that a person chooses of his own volition. This paper examines the concept of domicile of choice and the capacity of a person under the English and Indian laws to acquire the same. It deals with the […]
By Akkiraju Chandralekha, SLS Pune Editor’s Note: The principle of non-refoulement is a major concept in public international law, dealing specifically with refugee laws within the human rights regime. The principle basically says that a refugee, once entered another country, cannot be forced back to his original country unless […]
Yashaswini Prasad, Jindal Global Law School Editor’s note: A tort related claim involves multiple factors such as the place of the tort, the nationality and domicile of the parties, etc. Determining jurisdiction of where the tort was committed is one of the major hurdles faced in cross border torts. Laws […]
Sucharita Manjunath, UPES Dehradun Editor’s Note: Private International Law is the legal framework composed of conventions, protocols, model laws, legal guides, uniform documents, case law, practice and custom, as well as other documents and instruments, which regulate relationships between individuals in an international context. Introduction Private International Law is a merger of […]
Soumik Chakraborty Editor’s Note: With the increasing transnational movement of the population and the growing concept of global citizenship, the issue relating to legitimacy, legitimation and adoption has become nothing less than more complex. The author makes a comparative critical analysis of this issue. Introduction The branch of Indian law, in […]
By Nikhil Jain, ITMU Law School Editor’s Note: Rules of private international law are applied in matters where some foreign element is present. In such cases, the first question that arises before the courts is what would be the applicable law and thus comes the need of private international law. […]
By Aditi, NUJS Editor’s Note: Disputes resulting from such global families, especially involving inter-parental custody battles have yet to be addressed comprehensively by the Indian legal regime. The present paper explores the current Indian position on this issue and the future potential in the background of the Hague Convention of 1980 […]