‘Neutral’ employer bans on headcoverings do not discriminate against Muslim women, EU Court of Justice rules

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Thursday ruled that workplace bans affecting religious wear do not amount to discrimination under certain circumstances. A Muslim woman, referred to as L.F., brought a discrimination claim against a company called SCRL based on the Belgian General Anti-Discrimination Law. SCRL refused to consider L.F.’s internship application because she declined to remove… Read More »

Granting legal rights to non-human entities would help tackle climate change: UK report

Experts in England and Wales have concluded that granting legal rights to non-human entities, such as animals, trees and rivers, would help tackle climate change and the loss of biodiversity, according to a report published Monday by the Law Society. The report suggested that introducing legal protections would create a link between the damage to the environment… Read More »

SC Collegium: Two Judges objected to selection via circulation, Sept 30th Meeting discharged without further deliberations

Putting an end to speculations on what went down in the Supreme Court Collegium Meeting of 30th September, 2022, a joint statement has now been released. It has been stated that the said meeting has been discharged in view of Law Minsiter’s letter to CJI UU Lalit seeking name of his successor. Matching to much of the… Read More »

Importance of Law

  The functions of law Law can be said to perform four different functions, each of which is of huge importance to our welfare. (1) Defending us from evil The first and most basic function of law is to defend us from evil – that is, those who would seek to harm us for no good reason.… Read More »

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