Advocate Jaideep Verma is a practicing lawyer with a professional experience of over 30 years in the field of law.
He is passionate about Animal Welfare, and nature and is the Author of a fascinating book “Animals and the Law”. This book dwells deeper into the unique relationship between animals and the law.
Justice K.J. Thaker joined the Bar Council of Gujarat in the year 1987, he practiced in the High Court of Gujarat in Labour Matters, Service Matters, Constitutional Matters, Civil and Criminal Matters.
In February 1997, Justice Thaker was directly appointed as District Judge. He was appointed as Additional Judge of the High Court of Gujarat and took charge as such on 4 May 2013. He was transferred to Allahabad High Court on 11 April 2016. Over the course of his career as a Judge, he has delivered many important and progressive judgements.
Facts The appellant “L’oréal” filed an application with the trademarks registry in Class 3 of the Trademarks Act, 1999 for the label “Pillow proof blowdry” which was used for its shampoos, gel, lotions, balm, wax, conditioners, powders etc. The said… Continue Reading →
Harshini is a Technology Law and Data Protection enthusiast. In her final year she started working as part-time Privacy Research Analyst. She is a certified Data Privacy Officer. She currently is working as a In-House Counsel for a Fintech company in the UK.
NDPS Act prohibits the production, manufacture, possession, transportation, sale, purchase, consumption, and use of certain narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. The Act includes a list of prohibited drugs and substances, which includes cannabis, cocaine, heroin, LSD, and MDMA, among others. Violation of the Act can result in significant penalties, including imprisonment and fines.
Abortion rights in the U.S. have rolled back to their starting point following this unprecedented decision of the Supreme Court of the United States (herein referred to as “SCOTUS”). For a country like the US, which boasts about its progressiveness and values, this is a severe blow to its proclaimed notions of individual freedom and privacy.
Being the largest Democratic Republic, the Indian government has some duties towards its citizens, such as providing them with some fundamental rights which are vested in the constitution itself. When we talk about our fundamental rights, we refer to the right to protest and from these protests, inconvenience is caused to the public at large.
In India, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, of 1967 (UAPA) is considered major legislation in keeping terrorism under control. However, the Act has been criticised in many instances for its stringent and stern provisions. Where the objective of the Act was actually to free India from the shadows of terrorism, the provisions in reality tie down India to the arbitrary and oppressive acts of the executive. This article deals with analyzing the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, of 1967 and how the judiciary plays an important role in securing the country against the evils of the Act.
Ancient civilizations, empires like the Byzantine Empire’s Code of Justinian, to religious books bear testimony to the fact that humanitarian law and laws of war exist to contain the ravages and tyranny of war. Perhaps the need to systematize was felt only during the Second World War when ghastly crimes against humanity were executed. To reiterate military necessities and simultaneously balance the concerns of humanity, International Humanitarian Law (IHL) was brought into force.
Man’s new endeavours outside the planet were a marvel and mystery, Humans had discovered a playground that was as wide and large as their biggest dreams to explore and sometimes in consequence exploit. Hence framing rules which would regulate the conduct of outer space expeditions become sine quo non.
This article shall analyse the existing international space laws and how they provide a bedrock for countries to have shaped their own laws. Further discussing the exigency of Space Laws in India.