Introduction of ‘Folk’ (the difference between ‘folk’ and ‘loka’)- Joydeep Mukherjee-2018

The term ‘folk’ is having different nuances not only in different countries but in different regions of the same country. Subsequently, the scope of research between the terms ‘folk’ from Western perspective and ‘loka’ from Eastern context, whether they convey the same connotation or compensate each other or combine all the tenets without any complacency and compose a complete circumference, creates a creative charm among all academicians or has become contagious amongst research scholars.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy-Connecticut General Assembly-USA-2018

The General Assembly does not tolerate sexual harassment in any form. It is the policy of the General Assembly to create and maintain a working environment in which everyone is treated with dignity and respect. Each individual who works at the Capitol complex or off-site where legislative business is conducted has the right to a workplace that is free from

Judicial & Legal Responses to Gender-Based Violence and Femicide-Justice Mandisa Maya, President, SC of South Africa

The Courts have also delivered numerous, important cases which emphasize the rights of victims of gender-based violence and continue to send out strong messages by imposing tough sentences and through direct remarks that gender violence is not acceptable and that the State will be held accountable for upholding the rights of women. Landmark cases include Omar v Government of the Republic of South Africa & others3 which upheld the provision for protective orders in the Domestic Violence Act.

Investment Climate of El Salvador- USA Statements -2018

The government of El Salvador (GOES) has been generally perceived as ineffective in improving its investment climate. Political polarization, cumbersome bureaucracy and regulations, an ineffective judicial system, and widespread violence and extortion have all contributed to this perception. The GOES has taken some measures to improve the business climate, with very limited results thus far. Presidential elections in February 2019 may impede further progress.

Transboundary water conflicts related to International waterbody – Justice K. M. Kamrul Kader

There are 263 transboundary river basins in the world; many of them lack an agreement among the riparian states about how to share or to jointly manage the water resources. On a global level, there is no binding international agreement / convention on transboundary water in force. Even the most cordial and co-operative neighboring nations have found it difficult to achieve mutually acceptable arrangements to govern their transboundary surface waters, even in relatively humid regions where fresh water usually is found in sufficient abundance to satisfy most or all needs.

Principles observed by judiciary in New Zealand

The judiciary and the Ministry of Justice therefore share responsibility for delivering justice through the courts. Both have interests in developing and maintaining a system of justice that is just, fair, accessible, modern, and effective, and which delivers timely, impartial, and open justice. The effective and efficient functioning of courts is assisted by the Ministry and the judges maintaining a constructive relationship involving open communication and respect for their respective responsibilities and institutional constraints.

Telangana Judicial Ministerial and Subordinate Service Rules 2018

"Subordinate Service" means the Group of posts from Category 13 to Category 17 which posts comes under the categories mentioned in T.S. General Subordinate Service Rules and T.S. Last Grade Service Rules. The Telangana Judicial Ministerial and Subordinate Service Rules,…

Overview of China’s major foreign treaties concluded in 2018

The Chinese government has re-developed friendly relations with countries around the world, actively participated in the activities of regional and global international organizations, and has concluded a large number of bilateral and multilateral treaties in the fields of politics, economy, trade, culture, and judicial assistance, in order to maintain a stable and rapid national economy Development, building a well-off society in an all-round way, and deepening the all-round cooperation between China and countries around the world and international organizations provide good legal protection.


We commend the role of the Bali Process in advancing regional dialogue and cooperation to address people smuggling, trafficking in persons and related transnational crime, encouraging member states to learn from each other’s experiences and best practices, and facilitating collaboration to strengthen capacity to address these challenges.