Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Law & Religion

  • Love Jihad Law: Aggravating the Plight of Interfaith Couples

    —Manisha Aswal, LL.M. Candidate, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad, India. India is witnessing a surge in the number of anti-conversion legislations. Following in the footsteps of other Indian States like Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, the State of Gujarat (‘the State’) implemented an anti-conversion law called the Gujarat Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Act, 2021 (‘2021 Amendment’) on 15 June 2021.

  • Culture War in the Court: Reproductive Health Battle in the Philippines

    —Anna Su, Baldy Postdoctoral Fellow, SUNY Buffalo Law School On July 9, 2013, the Philippine Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on a constitutional challenge lodged against the recently-enacted and widely-controversial Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 (“RH Law”).