Government to the Rescue of Domestic Workers

By Arifa Khan, Post Graduate College of Law, Osmania University, Hyderabad. The exploitation of women and children domestic workers is regularly reported and with no rights protecting them. Most of the domestic help have become contemporary slaves. They are everywhere, in our…

Supreme Court rules on protecting Minor Wives

By Arifa Khan, Post Graduate College of Law, Osmania University, Hyderabad. The Supreme Court, in a landmark judgment, affirmed that sexual intercourse with a minor wife is rape, where consent is immaterial. The judgment came on a petition filed by an…

Cyber Crimes to be Penalised: An Overview of the Report by the Expert Committee

By Rabia Mohamed Ismail Abdul Rahim, NUALS, Kochi. In 2005, the Supreme Court in Shreya Singhal v. Union of India struck down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, which penalised the sending of offensive messages through computer resource or other…

Revisiting the Dilemma: Crime of Aggression and Humanitarian Interventions

By Ruchika Mohapatra, National Law University, Odisha. Firstly, to understand the concept of Crime of Aggression, it is important to understand the relevant international conventions and treaties as well as the customary international law, and finally the general principles that define…

LexQuest’s 4th National Essay Writing Competition, 2018

After the successful organization of three National Essay Writing competitions in the past three years, we are proud to announce the LexQuest 4th National Essay Writing Competition, 2018. To avoid the restriction of creativity in legal writing, the theme this…