Gendered interruption: a universal problem?

Amelia Loughland - 21st March 2020

Professor Tonja Jacobi and Dylan Schweers published a study in 2017 which found that interruption rates in the United States Supreme Court were highly ideological, in that conservative judges interrupted their liberal colleagues more frequently than vice versa. More importantly, the authors found that judicial interactions during oral argument were highly gendered, with women judges […]

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Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978: India’s Use of Preventive Detention Violates Human Rights

Ayush Verma Pratik Kumar - 17th March 2020

On February 5, the Indian Government informed the public that, following the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution (which gave special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir), 389 people have been detained under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA). The detainees include former Chief Ministers of the State, Mehbooba […]

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