RECENT JUDGMENTS RELATING TO ARTICLE 21 (2017-July,2020)

Compiled By Shailja Mishra, Intern (August, 2020) ____________________________________________________________________ Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India: 2018 (1) SCC 791-  The 5 judge bench of Supreme Court declared ultra vires section 377 of Indian Penal Code, 1860, which criminalized same sex relations between consenting adults (Homosexuality). As a consequence of this landmark judgment the LGBT individuals … Continue reading RECENT JUDGMENTS RELATING TO ARTICLE 21 (2017-July,2020)

Old Doctrine of Equality v/s New Doctrine of Equality

The Constitution of India Guarantees the Right to Equality under Article 14 to 18. It is one of the most important features for a democratic country to function. Article 14 provides for two important aspects in the Justice System of India i.e. Equality before the law and the Equal Protection of the law and also … Continue reading Old Doctrine of Equality v/s New Doctrine of Equality

DOCTRINE OF LEGITIMATE EXPECTATION

Doctrine of Legitimate Expectation revolves around the relationship between a public authority and an individual.  This principle attained momentum with the rapid evolution of the freedom of an individual and the state.  This principle is a method to keep a balance between the two basic pillars of the society i.e. the public and the administration. … Continue reading DOCTRINE OF LEGITIMATE EXPECTATION