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Radical Common Sense: A Review of Justice A.M. Bhattacharjee's 'Matrimonial Laws and the Constitution'

Matrimonial Laws and the Constitution emerged out of Justice A.M. Bhattacharjee’s Ashutosh Lectures, delivered at the University of Calcutta, in 1996. Justice Bhattacharjee – who served as a judge at the High Courts of Calcutta and Bombay – advances a sustained argument for the unconstitutionality of significant chunks of India’s matrimonial laws. 2,071 more words

Article 14

Is the Convention of States Relevant?

What is the Convention of States?
Article V of the U.S. Constitution states

“…on the application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as Part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the several States, or by Conventions in three fourths thereof…” 551 more words


The Law and Legality of the Historic Demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes in India

Prime Minister Modi has taken a billion Indians by surprise after the recent demonetization of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes. As of midnight 8th November 2016, these notes have ceased to serve as legal tender in India. 1,097 more words

The Great American Lady, Phyllis Schlafly, 1924-2016



From Phyllis Schlafly, the woman whose celebrated classic A Choice Not An Echo (over 3 million copies sold) upended the 1964 Republican Convention, comes a persuasive new argument for a surprising conservative choice: Donald Trump.

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The Partisan Papers

La Bugal-B'Laan vs Ramos (GR No. 127882 December 1, 2004)

La Bugal-B’Laan Tribal Association Inc. vs Ramos
GR No. 127882 December 1, 2004

Facts: The Petition for Prohibition and Mandamus before the Court challenges the constitutionality of (1) Republic Act No. 750 more words


The State Giveth, The State Taketh Away. Now The State Giveth Back..to Some

Recently the North Carolina Supreme Court decided a case challenging the constitutionality and overall legality of the State of North Carolina repealing the teacher tenure system.  312 more words

Legal News

Lender Challenges CFPB’s Constitutionality

On July 30, this blog discussed State Bank of Big Spring v. Lew, a case in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled on July 30 that a small Texas bank had standing to challenge the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). 303 more words

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