- 8 Nov 2022
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On Disabled Persons, Supreme Court Gives a Welcome Order with Problematic Observations
Some of the statements in court seem to not align with ideas of sensitivity and human dignity of persons with disabilities
This opinion was published in Indian Express on November 08, 2022.
About the Authors
Husain is a Research Fellow with the Legal Design and Regulation Team at Vidhi. He interned at Centre for Policy Research, Indian Institute of Human Settlements, Quality Council of India, Pratham and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative. Before completing a BA, LLB (Hons) from Jamia Millia Islamia in 2021, he had delivered presentations on education policy at international conferences and submitted a policy brief on Unified Building Bye-Laws to the Government of NCT of Delhi. He is interested in learning more about legal theory and empirical research methods. Husain loves making friends and discussing philosophy with them.
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