Month: August 2020

MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AMONGST LAWYERS AND LAW STUDENTS DURING COVID:

This Article Is Written By Anisha Chatterjee. INTRODUCTION: The whole world went on lockdown in March 2020 when the novel coronavirus started spreading everywhere like wildfire. Its alreadyAugust, and a lot of nations have been able to completely defeat coronavirus, while others have been able to decrease the spread by strict lockdown protocol. But unfortunately, …

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Consumer Protection Act, 2019

This Article is Written by Ashutosh Srivastava. The new Consumer Protection Act, 2019 came into force on 20th July 2020 and it will empower consumers and help them in protecting their rights through its various notified rules and provisions. The new act will be swift and less time consuming compared to the older Consumer Protection Act, 1986 in which single-point access to justice was …

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OUR ROLE IN THE BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTS:

This article is written by Anisha Chatterjee, first-year BBA LLB student at IFIM Law School, Bangalore RECENT SCENARIO: On May 25th, 2020, George Floyd, a 46 year old Black Man was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest for allegedly using a counterfeit bill. Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on his neck for almost eight …

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THE – EVOLUTION: Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 – Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

This article is written by  Suvarna Pradeep Powar, 1st-year B.B.A.LL.B student, at IFIM Law school, Bangalore. Introduction: In the wake of Covid-19 spreading across the world and in India, the country required a law that could help in containing the spread of the deadly virus. On 11th March 2020, center directed states to enforce centuries-old ‘Epidemic diseases …

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ANTI-DEFECTION LAW & RAJASTHAN POLITICAL CRISIS

This article is written by ASHUTOSH SRIVASTAVA student of Asian law College. BACKGROUND : The Anti-Defection Law, as the Tenth Schedule of the Indian Constitution is popularly known, was an amendment made by the Rajiv Gandhi government by the 52nd Amendment Act in 1985. The law made it mandatory for a legislator to follow the instructions …

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