Of constitutions and constitutionalisms

Singh, Surabhi (2023) Of constitutions and constitutionalisms. Jindal Global Law Review. ISSN 2364-4869 (In Press)

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As this editorial is being written, the issue of legally recognising ‘same-sex marriages’1 is being argued before the Supreme Court of India.2 On 18 April 2023, on the first day in a packed courtroom, the presiding bench heard opening arguments from both sides—the State and the Petitioners.3 Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi, amongst other lawyers, appearing for the Petitioners passionately argued for ‘a constitutional declaration of marriage’. He said: ‘The legislative drafting which was done 50–70 years ago cannot stop what I’m constitutionally entitled to get’.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Amees Mohammad
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2023 02:20
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2023 02:20
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41020-023-00199-8
URI: https://pure.jgu.edu.in/id/eprint/6266


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