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Courts Recognizing Transgender Rights

Jayna Kothari and Diksha Sanyal - 28th February 2017

On 6th of February 2017, a law which discriminated against transgender people was amended for the first time in India. This marks a significant victory for the transgender rights movement in India. While the Indian Supreme Court recognized the right to gender identity and autonomy as integral part of the right to life in 2014, […]

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The Law Commission’s Consultation on the Protection of Official Data

David Ormerod - 22nd February 2017

The recent publication of the Law Commission’s consultation paper The Protection of Official Data has generated a great deal of attention. I welcome the opportunity to provide an overview of some of the matters in the paper and the consultation questions we ask. As with every Law Commission project, the provisional conclusions and questions in […]

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