LRJLSEI: Volume I Issue IV


Commercialization Of Higher Education In India: Need For A Re-look By Ms. Priyanka Sharma & Ms. Priyanka Rajta, Assistant Professor, Manav Bharti University, Solan (H.P.)

Education as a public function of States is being eroded by market-driven approaches and the rapid growth of private providers, with scant control by public authorities. Privatization is one of the hottest issues currently being debated in the education sector. It is fast becoming a widespread trend when considering education reform, as it eases the pressure on governments to meet increasing demand and relieves them of excessive costs. Read More

Doctrine Of Living Instrument: An Inevitable Doctrine To Keep European Convention On Human Rights Alive By Mohammad Habibur Rahman, AHSS College Scholar, Cardiff University

The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR or Convention) is recognised as one of the most successful human rights treaty. Over the time, thus, to make this instrument efficient and responsive to the social needs and demands with the time the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR or Court) develops the doctrine of living instrument. The ECtHR recognised the European Convention on Human Rights as a living instrument and interpreted the Convention in the light of present-day conditions. Read More

The Protection Of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005: A Critical Analysis By Syed Aatif Advocate, Supreme Court of India

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (hereinafter, „the Act of 2005‟ or „the 2005 Act‟ or „the DV Act‟) is the law that governs and punishes domestic violence in India. The law was enacted in 2005 to curb the menace of violence within closed doors. Mostly victims of such violence tend to stay silent over the atrocities committed on them. Thus, this legislation gave them a platform to address their grievances and get justice. Read More

An Analogical Study To Determine The Parameters Of Abuse Of Dominant Position In Indian Jurisdiction By Surabhi Sharma, Gujarat National Law University, Gujarat

The objective of competition law regime in any state is the promotion of competition and ensuring fair-play in the market. With greater competition in the market, enterprises face the challenge to protect their market share. While this applies to the majority of the players in the market; for those enjoying market power it is not so difficult. The perk of being dominant in the market for any enterprise is the control it enjoys over the market. It is this control over the market that can prove detrimental to the business of the competitors and mar consumer interest. Read More

Children and the Legal Process in Tanzania: A Review of Detention Periods By Kadilu, Mwajuma Research Scholar, Acharya Nagarjuna University

This paper is about children and the legal process in Tanzania with a focus on the duration of their detentions. It sought to assess the compliance with international laws by Tanzania on the duration of pre-trial and post trial detention of juveniles. It was noted that Tanzania has ratified international and regional instruments such as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989 and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, 1990, thus, the country has undertaken a legal obligation to take all necessary steps, legislative, administrative and other measures to implement the rights contained in those instruments. Read More

Judicial Appointments vis-à-vis Independence of Judiciary By Swati Garg, Gujarat National Law University

The debate around independence of judiciary in India surfaced once again when Indian Parliament enacted the National Judicial Appointment Commission bill. This bill for the first time allowed legislature to participate in the appointment process which was conceived as an encroachment on the independence of Judiciary. Independence of judiciary is one of the most important facet of doctrine of separation of power. Read More

Manual Scavenging: A Social and Occupational Burden Not Theirs To Bear By Shivani Shinde & Siddhi Somani, University of Mumbai

The caste system in India has its origin in ancient India, which has evolved into different forms as rulers arose one after the other. Amongst all the castes that exist in India, “Dalits” (also called untouchables) are at the bottom of the hierarchy. Dalits in India have always been maltreated and have been referred to as “India’s Hidden Apartheid” by many authors and critics. They are victimized occupationally along with the numerous brutalities they face. Read More

Genetically Modified Crops and their effect on Environment By Keshav Kaushik, Gujarat National Law University

Working against the law of nature can prove to be dangerous if not done in controlled manner and with proper check and balance. Genetically modified organisms (GMO) include crops, vegetables and fruit that are created using genetic engineering methods. Scientists combine desirable genes from various species (called recombinant DNA technology) to create new genetically-altered crosses with enhanced nutritional, productive and ecological value. Read More

Legal and Ethical Issues of Surrogacy By Raj Krishna & Gaurav Upadhyay Chanakya National Law University, Patna

These days great hue and cry is going on in regard of surrogacy, as the Cabinet, on August 24, 2016 cleared the Surrogacy Bill 2016, with an aim to ban commercial surrogacy and make the process of surrogacy more transparent. Surrogacy is an agreement or arrangement wherein another woman carries and gives birth to a baby for the couple who wants to have a childRead More

Position Of Human Rights In Sri Lanka By Aayushi Jain, Symbiosis Law School, Pune

The aim of the research was to study in detail the history of Human rights in Sri Lanka, its evolution and the present scenario. Sri Lanka has been a colony of various nations from 1517 to 1948 and has hence been a victim of the atrocities towards the citizens of Sri Lanka. Even after its freedom in 1948 Sri Lanka has been in constant conflicts between the Government and the LTTE due to which the living conditions for its citizens and even the armed personnel has not been very good. Read More