Justice Leila Seth Fellowship: A Stepping Stone to My Judicial Career

05 June 2023
It was 24 March 2023. I was just back home from a team retreat in Jim Corbett. As I was showing pictures of the trip to my parents, I got a text on my phone saying, “DJS result out”. For … (Read More)

Why India Should Consider Releasing Undertrials on Probation

25 May 2023
Given the high number of undertrials lodged in India’s prisons, there is a need to examine how a law on pretrial probation can prove to be useful.

Slum Dwellers Not Encroachers: Why Pro Bono Work is Crucial 

16 January 2023
On a chilly winter night in Delhi, Rinky* felt someone touching her from behind when she was trying to sleep. She is a 19-year-old with a disability who lives on the footpath and makes a living by selling flowers at … (Read More)

Of Love and Honour

26 July 2022
Throughout history, women are expected to protect the ‘honour’ of their families, often with deadly consequences. Such homicides are difficult to quantify because many of them go unreported. Headlines like ‘couples charred to death’; ‘women found with … (Read More)

Juvenile Justice Amendment Act 2021 – A Critical View

13 June 2022
Krishna Sharma analyses the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021

Right of Child Victims To Participate in Criminal Trials

27 May 2022
Maansi Verma argues that courts must let child victims of sex abuse participate in all stages of criminal proceedings in POCSO cases

The Shortcomings of the Child Marriage Amendment Bill, 2021

23 May 2022
Child marriage is a complex global phenomenon that eludes easy explanations or solutions

Children in Adult Jails – A Grim Reality

23 March 2022
Krishna Sharma explores the issue of minors being incarcerated in adult jails
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