Freedom of Expression in The United States: The First Amendment and Restrictions on Free Speech

The First Amendment to the US Constitution was adopted in 1791. It protects the rights of the citizens of freedom of speech and expression without fear from interference by the Government agencies. The First Amendment would go on to play a significant role in the development of free speech and expression across the world, and… Read More Freedom of Expression in The United States: The First Amendment and Restrictions on Free Speech

Lexis®India Newsletter • Issue 22 • November 2017

Landmark Judgements 1. The Supreme Court of India, in Raptakos, Brett and Co. Ltd. vs. Ganesh Property, has held that  the possession of the Appellant-Company for the period under consideration, pursuant to orders passed by the High Court and this Court, cannot in any view be considered as illegal or unauthorized or that of a… Read More Lexis®India Newsletter • Issue 22 • November 2017

Bystander Responsibility in the Context of the Syrian Crisis

The notion of bystander state responsibility Bystander responsibility, very simply put, is a concept under international human rights law which stipulates that nations must protect individuals from atrocities committed by third parties. While scholars agree on the existence of such a notion, there exists considerable disagreement over its application and imposition.[1] The present section analyses… Read More Bystander Responsibility in the Context of the Syrian Crisis

Promoting Investment: Governance of Properties with RERA and Benami Law

Introduction “Real estate being an eternal asset, is always gaining in value. It is the most stable security that human ability has formulated. It is the basis of only an everlasting security.”[1] The administrative framework in India is constantly expanding which leads to stringent regulatory compliance and it also follows the universal parameters of carrying… Read More Promoting Investment: Governance of Properties with RERA and Benami Law

An Arbitral Tribunal has the Inherent Power to Recall Its Order of Termination in the Event of Default in Filing the Statement of Claim under Section 25(A) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

Mini Summary Appeal to the Supreme Court arose against the order of the High Court which had held that the Arbitral Tribunal can recall its own order given under Section 25(a) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996,-The Arbitral Tribunal had terminated the Arbitration proceedings after the Claimant failed to submit the Statement of Claim… Read More An Arbitral Tribunal has the Inherent Power to Recall Its Order of Termination in the Event of Default in Filing the Statement of Claim under Section 25(A) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

Space Debris Mitigation, Nuclear Resources & Challenges of Environmental Law of Outer Space

There exist 5 treaties which form the body of Space Legislation. However, these seem incomplete, as the drafters were unaware of the rapid progress that would take place, and no amendments have been made since. Although there exists’ a non-appropriation principle detailed within the Outer Space Treaty, there is presently no consensus about the legal… Read More Space Debris Mitigation, Nuclear Resources & Challenges of Environmental Law of Outer Space

Lexis®India Newsletter • Issue 21 • November 2017

Landmark Judgements 1. The Supreme Court of India, in Adiveppa and Others vs. Bhimappa and Another, has held that it was obligatory upon the Plaintiffs to have proved that despite existence of jointness in the family, properties described in Schedule ‘B’ and ‘C’ was not part of ancestral properties but were their self-acquired properties. [(2017)… Read More Lexis®India Newsletter • Issue 21 • November 2017

Arbitrability of dispute cannot be considered in appeal if not raised at earlier stage

Summary In the recent judgment of Chitaranjan Maity v Union of India, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India dealt with the issue of whether the arbitrability of a dispute can be considered for the first time in an appeal, the Supreme Court relied upon its previous decisions and held that a question of jurisdiction is… Read More Arbitrability of dispute cannot be considered in appeal if not raised at earlier stage

#LNDiwaliDhamaka Contest – Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions #LNDiwaliDhamaka needs to be used to participate in the Diwali Contest organized on LexisNexis India Facebook Page, LexisNexis India Twitter Page, and LexisNexis India Instagram Page. LexisNexis #LNDiwaliDhamaka contest is sponsored by LexisNexis India. Contests are governed by the following “Official Rules”. By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by… Read More #LNDiwaliDhamaka Contest – Terms and Conditions