Indian Legal System and Access to Justice during COVID – 19​

Ambika Gupta
Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, India.

Volume III, Issue VI, 2020

Beginning with the evolution of access to justice in the backdrop of constitutionalism and international conventions, this paper moves on to analyse the impact of the unprecedented situation of COVID-19 on access to justice. While dealing with the legal impact of COVID-19 on different social groups it attempts to overcome the lacunas by critically analysing and giving suggestions for the accessibility of justice during COVID-19.

Keywords: Legal System, Access to Justice, Rule of law, Principles of Natural Justice, Article 14, Article 21, Video conferencing, domestic violence, judicial mechanism