Tag: USA

Media trial: freedom of speech v. fair trial

Shabnam Saidalavi, School of Legal Studies, Cochin Editor’s note: Freedom of expression is a fundamental right that goes to the very heart of individual identity and collective interaction. Freedom of the media has been a contentious issue, especially when it involves scrutinizing a free trial. This paper examines the past and […]

Precedents as a source of law

By Priyan Garg Amity University, Uttar Pradesh Editor’s note: The judiciary adjudicates the rights and obligations of the citizens, as per legislation, customs as well as a sense of justice. Judges often also take guidance from previous decisions and rely on past interpretations of questions of law. Such instances or […]

Separation of Powers: A Comparative Analysis of the Doctrine India, United States of America and England

By Yashmita Editors Note: The doctrine of separation of powers is essentially what fortifies the three pillars of democracy. Without such a demarcation, the point of such offices and such pillars is redundant, and the nation might as well be a dictatorial state, with all three pillars working in collusion. This paper […]

The Great Depression

Prakhar Maheshwari, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences  Editor’s note: From 1929 to 1933, USA experienced a fall in employment, production of goods and services, stocks, and bank assets. Prices fell dramatically, people went hungry, and the effects of this financial downturn (named the Great Depression) resonated worldwide. This […]