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Hate Crime: Politico-Legal Dimension of Hate Speech in India


Dr. Girjesh Shukla


Dr. Shakuntala Misra University, Lucknow, India

June 10, 2011

Journal of Parliamentary and Constitutional Studies, Forthcoming

Abstract:     
Hate Speech has been designed as new type of hate crime in those countries where speeches are protected as part of speech and expression liberty but at the same time creating threat to the law and order.

This paper is an exploration of the various issues relating to hate crime and hate speech on one hand and related violence on other. This paper is based on legal discourse on political, social and constitutional context of India.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 18

Keywords: hate speech, hate crime, freedom of speech and expression, liberty of expression, riots, communal riots, law and order

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Date posted: June 10, 2011  

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Shukla, Dr. Girjesh, Hate Crime: Politico-Legal Dimension of Hate Speech in India (June 10, 2011). Journal of Parliamentary and Constitutional Studies, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1861926

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Girjesh Shukla (Contact Author)
Dr. Shakuntala Misra University, Lucknow, India ( email )
Mohaan Road
Lucknow
Lucknow, 226017
India
HOME PAGE: http://dsmru.up.nic.in/
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