Michael Kirby – ‘Sodomy Revived: The Supreme Court of India Reverses Naz’

by | Apr 18, 2014

On Tuesday, 22 April 2014, the Hon Michael Kirby, Former Justice of the High Court of Australia gave a lecture for the Oxford Human Rights Hub on the topic of ‘Sodomy Revived: The Supreme Court of India Reverses Naz’.

In this lecture Justice Kirby gave a nuanced critique of the recent Indian Supreme Court decision in Naz Foundation.  He presented 15 points that he saw as ‘unsatisfactory’ in the Supreme Court’s published reasons.  He also responded to a number of engaging questions posed by an enthusiastic audience.

This seminar was based on the Tagore Lectures delivered at the University of Calcutta, December 2013.

You can listen to the full lecture here:

 

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