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Relative Affirmation of the Universal Right To Health
“It is my aspiration that health finally will be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for.” -United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan Human rights are defined as those rights which are inherently possessed b (More)
A Target Beyond Range
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world with unprecedented consequences. People all around the globe are suffering, and yet at the same time are battling against it with equanimity. All professions are playing the role of a servitor to help the (More)
Starting a Prison Reading Group
The true measure of our character is how we treat the poor, the disfavored, the accused, the incarcerated, and the condemned. –Bryan Stevenson“This book is important. But it is a candle in a hurricane.” This is a statement from one of the partici (More)
Compulsory Digital Contact Tracing Is Probably Legal, but Still Sub-Optimal
As pressure mounts on state and national leaders to begin reopening the American economy, there are growing questions over whether the government could force citizens to enroll in a digital contact tracing (DCT) program to expedite the identification (More)
Antitrust Dawn Raids in India: Suggestive Measures to Prevent Fishing Expeditions
Dawn Raids refer to various surprise search and seizure activities conducted by Antitrust Agencies in order to catch suspects off guard. Dawn raids are inherently intrusive in nature and therefore conducted sparingly to unearth the evidence to establ (More)
Rethinking Food Insecurity During a Pandemic: An Equity-Based Approach
In just a few weeks, COVID-19 has overwhelmed the world and drastically changed our lives. Arvind Suresh, a medical student and Albert Schweitzer Fellow, has begun to research the impact that “stay at home” orders and social distancing have on commun (More)
COVID-19: The Law of the Lockdown
On Tuesday, 24 March 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared on national television that India would be under lockdown for twenty-one days in order to prevent the spread of the global pandemic COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The decision of the Prime Min (More)
The Annihilation of International Law and the Right to Freedom of Speech: Julian Assange
Julian Assange is an Australian hacker, famous for revealing US secrets relating to war crimes committed in Iraq and Afghanistan. A whole cache of classified information was published by Assange's organization WikiLeaks, which revealed the details of (More)
Slums in India: Tracing the Contours of Human Rights Obligations
Please note that "slum-dweller" as used in this piece is not intended to be offensive and is intended only to refer to individuals living in housing lacking proper sanitation, drinking water, and transportation facilities. Introduction:Due to ra (More)
Does the Bar Exam Measure Competence? The Answer: We Have No Idea.
In the last month, COVID-19 has forced more than 10 million Americans to file for unemployment. In the coming weeks, law students will join the surge, as employers begin to postpone employment start dates and rescind offers. Many employers, even Vaul (More)