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Indian Law

India is a vast country with huge diversities and a number of multi-ethnic communities/religions/castes. Thus the scope of Indian Law is very vast and number of research opportunities are already existing in India. So far as Indian Law is concerned; CSLRA has committed itself to provide pro-bono legal aid, assistance, advocacy to the needy persons especially marginalized community and indigent community. The scope of CSLRA in Indian Law is limited to human rights, prison reforms, legislative reforms and assistance to the legislatures of the Country. Please see the resources/research on Indian Law below.

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Important Law Commission Reports

  • Report on Capital Punishment Volume 1 and 3, Volume 2
  • Offences against National Security (Report)
  • Trial and Punishment of Social and Economic Offences (Report)
  • Congestion of under-trial prisoners in jails (Report)
  • Freedom of Speech and Expression under Article 19 of the Constitution of India (Report)
  • Removal of discrimination against women in matters relating to guardianship and custody of minor children and elaboration of the welfare principles (Report)
  • Women in Custody (Report)
  • Report on Sale of Women and Children (Report)
  • Custodial Crimes (Report)
  • Emergency medical care to victims of accidents and during emergency medical condition and women under labour (Report)
  • Report on trial by media (Report)
  • Report on witness identity protection and witness protection programmes (Report)
  • Medical treatment to terminally ill patients (Protection of patients and medical practitioners) (Report)
  • Mode of execution of death sentence and incidental matters (Report)
  • Report on passive euthanasia (Report)
  • Report on conversion/reconversion to another religion (Report)
  • Legal reforms to combat road accidents (Report)
  • Report on need of speedy justice (Report)
  • Report on need to accede to Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Report)
  • Eliminating discrimination against patients of Leprosy (Report)
  • Reforms in Guardianship and Custody Laws in India (Report)
  • Prevention of Bribery of Foreign Public Officials and Officials of Public International Organisations – A Study and Proposed Amendments(Report)
  • Early Childhood Development and Legal Entitlements(Report)
  • Analysis of the 2015 Draft Model Indian Bilateral Investment Treaty(Report)
  • The Death Penalty(Report)