Right to Privacy

Aadhaar Verdict: A Middle Path

Aadhaar Verdict: A Middle Path

The Supreme Court of India has emerged as a strong force in safeguarding the Constitutional values, and has had a ...
Mind the Gap: the Privacy Void in Brazilian’s Public Transport

Mind the Gap: the Privacy Void in Brazilian’s Public Transport

In April 2018, the agreement entered into between ADMobilize and ViaQuatro, the administrator of the yellow line of
South Africa decriminalises the private use, possession and cultivation of cannabis

South Africa decriminalises the private use, possession and cultivation of cannabis

On 18 September 2018, after more than a decade of perseverance by Mr Gareth Prince, his efforts finally saw ...
A Human Right to Divorce?

A Human Right to Divorce?

The case of Owens v Owens rocked the legal world in late July, when the Supreme Court decided that Tini Owens could
Landmark judgment on PSPO Regime has Significant Repercussions for Freedom of Expression

Landmark judgment on PSPO Regime has Significant Repercussions for Freedom of Expression

On 2 July 2018, the High Court handed down judgment in Dulgheriu v London Boroughof Ealing [2018] EWHC 1667 ...
The Indian Supreme Court Reserves Judgment on the De-criminalisation of Homosexuality

The Indian Supreme Court Reserves Judgment on the De-criminalisation of Homosexuality

In 2009, the High Court of Delhi handed down a landmark judgment in Naz Foundation v NCT of Delhi. It read down ...
The Restitution of Conjugal Rights in Indian Law violates the Right to Privacy

The Restitution of Conjugal Rights in Indian Law violates the Right to Privacy

In 1983, the Indian Supreme Court held that the right to privacy did not guarantee the autonomy of an individual ...
“A New Form of Discrimination”: Civil Partnerships for Different-Sex Couples in the UK Supreme Court

“A New Form of Discrimination”: Civil Partnerships for Different-Sex Couples in the UK Supreme Court

Civil partnerships were introduced by the New Labour government in the UK in 2005 to give same-sex couples many of ...
Landmark Judgment for Women’s Rights

Landmark Judgment for Women’s Rights

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom concluded on the 7th June 2018 that Northern Ireland's laws on termination ...
The Right to Die with Dignity: The Indian Supreme Court Allows Passive Euthanasia and Living Wills

The Right to Die with Dignity: The Indian Supreme Court Allows Passive Euthanasia and Living Wills

In a landmark judgment (Common Cause (A Regd. Society) v. Union of India & Anr.) delivered on 9th March, 2018, ...
What the Right To Privacy Judgment Means for India’s Marital Rape Exception

What the Right To Privacy Judgment Means for India’s Marital Rape Exception

Following Puttaswamy v Union of India – in which the judges unanimously and  unequivocally ruled that a right to ...
CCTV Cameras in Classrooms: The Conflict between Security and Privacy

CCTV Cameras in Classrooms: The Conflict between Security and Privacy

The Chief Minister of Delhi recently announced his decision to install CCTV cameras in all public schools, and to ...

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