Your Laws, Your Rights Best Notes in English medium ( B.A Political Science Honours semester 3rd ) By Manish Verma.
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Ability Enhancement (Skill Based)
I. Rule of law and the Criminal Justice System in India (1 week)
II. Laws relating to criminal justice administration (2 weeks)
a. How to file a complaint, First Information Report (FIR)
b. Detention, arrest and bail
III. Equality and non-discrimination (4 weeks)
a. Gender: the protection of women against domestic violence, rape and sexual harassment
b. Caste: laws abolishing untouchability and providing protection against atrocities
c. Class: laws concerning minimum wages
d. Disability and equality of participation and opportunity
IV. Empowerment (2weeks)
a. Access to information
b. Rights of the consumer
V. Redistribution, recognition and livelihood (2 weeks)
a. Traditional rights of forest dwellers and the issue of women’s property rights
b. Rural employment guarantee
VI. Access to Identification documents and Social Security Schemes (1 week /
Familiarise yourself with the following: Procedure for obtaining an Election
Commission of India Identity Card, Driving license, Ration Card, Rashtriya
Swasthya Bima Yojna, Old Age Pension Scheme.
Course objective: More often than not, when we talk of laws we mean authoritatively
sanctioned rules, which are considered essential for a well-ordered society. Yet laws in a
democracy are also about constituting a society marked by equality, freedom, and dignity.
The rights approach to law has assumed importance in democracies, precisely because of
people’s struggles to broaden the understanding of law as something which reflects the will
of the people. As such law becomes an important source of rights and duties, which develop
and strengthen alongside institutions of representative democracy, constitutional norms, and
the rule of law. This course aims to understand law as a source of rights, as a progressively
widening sphere of substantive justice, welfare, and dignity. This relationship between laws
and rights will be studied through specific values which have come to be seen as integral
for a democratic society viz., equality and non-discrimination, empowerment, redistribution
and recognition of traditional rights etc