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Comment on India: Chintan Chandrachud: Koushal v Naz: The Third Way Out

December 11, 2014 will mark one year from the day on which the Indian Supreme Court delivered one of its most heavily criticised judgments in recent history – Suresh Kumar … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tarunabh Khaitan: Koushal v Naz: The Legislative Court

In Koushal v Naz—the case being touted as one of its worst judgments—a two-judge bench of the Indian Supreme Court has overturned a 2009 decision of Delhi High Court which … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · 7 Comments

Se-shauna Wheatle: Maurice Tomlinson v Television Jamaica Ltd: Horizontal Rights Application in Jamaica

For more than twenty years Jamaica was engaged in the process of amending the Chapter of Fundamental Rights enshrined in the Constitution of Jamaica 1962. The culmination of that project … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · 7 Comments

Massimo Fichera and Helen E. Hartnell: All you need is law: Same-sex marriage in Italian courts

The Italian Corte di Cassazione (CdC) has delivered a judgment which marks a fundamental change of direction in the treatment of same-sex marriage in the Italian legal system.  Case 4184/12, decided on … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Emily Burke: Same-Sex Marriage Legislation in Australia

There is a global trend towards the recognition of same-sex unions, with recent expressions of support from Prime Minister David Cameron, President Obama and the new French President Hollande. In … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Derek O’Brien and Se-shauna Wheatle: The Commonwealth Caribbean and the Uses and Abuses of Comparative Constitutional Law

The practice of judges engaging in a transnational judicial conversation about constitutional rights, by referring to the judgments of international human rights courts and other constitutional courts when interpreting their … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · 4 Comments
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