Kamlesh Vaswani

  1. The PornBan debate: our archived pieces on the subject

    Sadly, the debate on banning pornography has not moved very far over the last two years. Here are pieces that CCG has published on the subject over time: The problem with blanket bans of  online pornography: filtering online content Blocking online pornography: who should make constitutional decisions about speech Porn and… Read More

  2. Busy Day for Free Speech in the Supreme Court: Defamation and Pornography

    Image: http://www.internetlawcommentary.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/defame530.jpg Subramanian Swamy v. Union of India The Supreme Court bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Prafulla Pant today heard a bunch of almost two-dozen petitions, which challenge the constitutional validity of criminal defamation (sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code). Among the more… Read More

  3. What's problematic with Porn Ban?

    On Monday, 5th May, a Bench of Justices B.S. Chauhan and J. Chelameswar of the Supreme Court will hear a petition filed by Kamlesh Vaswani, an Indore based lawyer, which seeks among other things, directions to the Government to frame a specific law and a national policy on pornography,… Read More

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