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Meanwhile, in India…

January 26 is Republic Day—the date in 1950 that India’s constitution came into effect. Marking the end of British rule in India, the new constitution is the People of India’s statement of justice, liberty and equality. This is not just a country reacting against 90 years of unequal treatment and exploitation by outsiders, but a rejection [...]

By | 2016-01-26T19:34:47+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Personal, World|0 Comments

The 3 arms of government (and why wheels need to be round)

Most of you would know that we have a Constitution that—not really so long ago—denied the rights of some of our most vulnerable citizens. It gets away with being silent on fundamental rights by outlining the separation of powers—rights protection through process. There are 3 arms that balance each other out to make sure that the [...]

By | 2015-06-11T21:25:14+00:00 June 11th, 2015|Legal writing, Personal|0 Comments