Commentaries by Vishwajeet Deshmukh

Cornell University, Department of Government /

JURIST Commentary is pleased to present this special feature from our sister video service, JURIST Books. See more interviews from JURIST Books on JURIST’s YouTube channel. Dr. Jason Frank is the John L. Senior Professor of Government at Cornell University, and his primary field is political theory. Dr. Frank’s research and teaching interests include democratic [...]


In the judgment declared on 18th January 2021, the Bombay High Court, India has elaborated the position of media trials in India, declaring the judicial point of view. The court viewed the effects and consequences of media trials in the administration of justice, a quintessential factor of modern democracies. The judgment pronounced by Chief Justice [...]

(c) Tushar Tyagi

“History owes an apology to the members of the LGBT+ community and their families for the delay in providing redressal for the ‘ignominy’ and ‘ostracism’ they have faced through the centuries,” said Indian Supreme Court Justice Indu Malhotra while decriminalizing homosexuality. It is clear that there are several discriminations against LGBT+ which exist. But, has [...]