Kamini Lau

Type: Person
Name: Kamini Lau
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

'Give separate jail facilities to transgenders'

NEW DELHI: With transgenders being recognized by the Supreme Court as a "third gender", a Delhi court has called for separate lock-ups, prisons and other provisions for them saying transgenders have full legal rights.Additional sessions judge Kamini Lau ... [Published Times of India - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

7/18/2014: Metro: Court pulls up Tihar for hiding assault on prisoners

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court has pulled up Tihar jail authorities for concealing an incident of assault on an undertrial prisoner allegedly by prison staff. Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau has forwarded two cases of suspected custodial violence... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 5 reports

Zero tolerance to custodial violence: Court

SummaryThe court pulled up jail authorities for hiding an incident where undertrial Sanjay was allegedly assaulted by prison staff.A Delhi court has observed that custodial violence was a “serious issue” over which courts should have “zero tolerance” ... [Published Indian Express - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Violence, Kamini Lau, Jail
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Delhi court questions the meaning of ‘victim of crime’

Who all can be considered victims of crime, are victims only those who have suffered some physical injury at the hands of the offender as a direct result of crime? Or does it also include those falsely accused of rape or those who were wrongly arrest ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

'Stop abuse of women safety laws': Court

NEW DELHI: Observing that the abuse of laws related to crimes against women needs to be checked, a trial court has granted bail to a man in a rape case filed by a woman who has registered similar cases against 10 other people.Additional sessions judge ... [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
Entities: Abuse, Kamini Lau, Bail, Arrests
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 5 reports

Infants sold in bachcha baazar like groceries

Commenting on the sale of children under the garb of adoption, a Delhi court has noted with regret that no specific laws exist to prevent such atrocious exploitation of both child and would-be parents."Children/infants are sold in adoption market/'Baccha ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

A legal mousetrap?

stern view of the misuse of laws related to crimes against women, a Delhi court has observed that such defiance needs to be checked as it affects the cause of genuine cases. The court made the observation while dealing with the bail application of a man, ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 07 2014]
Entities: Allegation, Bail, Rape, Officer
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 5 reports

Court shows ‘zero tolerance’ for female foeticide, no leniency for doctor couple

With India ranking in the list of nations with highest gender imbalance in the world, a Delhi court has said the judiciary has to exercise "zero tolerance" for those prima facie found involved in female foeticide."This is a harsh social and national reality, ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

‘When force is depleted, why send staff to UN?’

NEW DELHI: At a time when Delhi Police is suffering from a severe manpower crunch, a trial court has questioned the department's practice of sending officers on deputation abroad for United Nations' peacekeeping assignments.Urging the authorities to "revisit" ... [Published Times of India - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Mar 03 2014 - Updated Mar 03 2014 - 1 reports

Stalking step in haste: Court

New Delhi, March 2 (PTI): The decision to make stalking a non-bailable offence in the wake of the December 16, 2012, gang rape was taken in a hurry, a Delhi court has said, seeking a mechanism in place to look into the matter. The court of additional ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 03 2014]

Quotes

Additional sessions judge Kamini Lau said they "cannot be shuttled between man and woman depending upon convenience" for the purpose of criminal justice system
"provisions for creating separate lock-ups/ prisons and making separate provisions for the transgenders/ eunuchs has been necessitated as they have full legal rights and cannot be shuttled between man and woman depending upon convenience and denying any effective legal status to them is violative of human rights" Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau said
Dr. Lau also said, "there has to be some checklist and safeguards devised to prevent such an abuse of special legislation in favour of women."

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'Give separate jail facilities to transgenders' [Published Times of India - Jul 28 2014]
Separate lock-ups, prisons needed for transgend... [Published zeenews.com - Jul 28 2014]
7/18/2014: Metro: Court pulls up Tihar for hidi... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 18 2014]
Zero tolerance to custodial violence: Court [Published Indian Express - Jul 17 2014]
'Custodial torture can't be tolerated' [Published Times of India - Jul 17 2014]
Custodial violence a serious issue: Court [Published Siasat Daily - Jul 17 2014]
Custodial Violence on Prisoners Serious Issue, ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 17 2014]
Custodial violence on prisoners serious issue, ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 17 2014]
Delhi court questions the meaning of ‘victim of... [Published The Hindu - Jul 14 2014]
'Stop abuse of women safety laws': Court [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
Infants sold in bachcha baazar like groceries [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 12 2014]
Criminalize sale of humans: Court [Published Times of India - Jul 11 2014]
'Criminalize sale of humans' [Published Times of India - Jul 11 2014]
Court urges legal provision to deal with child ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 11 2014]
Infants sold in `Baccha Baazar` like potatoes, ... [Published zeenews.com - Jul 11 2014]
Infants sold in 'Baccha Baazar' like potatoes, ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 11 2014]
A legal mousetrap? [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Jul 07 2014]
Misuse of laws on crime against women needs to ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 06 2014]
Court shows ‘zero tolerance’ for female foetici... [Published The Hindu - Jul 04 2014]
Sex test clinics have politicians' blessings: C... [Published Times of India - Jul 04 2014]
Sex-determination clinics flourishing in city i... [Published Indian Express - Jul 04 2014]
Human trafficking rising due to female foeticid... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 03 2014]
Clinics for pre-natal sex determination tests f... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 03 2014]
‘When force is depleted, why send staff to UN?’ [Published Times of India - Jul 01 2014]
Stalking step in haste: Court [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 03 2014]
Judge visits slums over gangrape case [Published Topnews.in - Jan 12 2012]
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