This is a record of the proceedings in the Supreme Court bench hearings on the Constitutional validity of Aadhaar, which began on Feb 13, 2018. You may read the previous days' proceedings here: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, Day 11, Day 12, Day 13, Day 14, Day 15, Day 16., Day 17, Day 18, Day 19, Day 20, Day 2, Day 22, Day 23, Day 24, Day 25, Day 26, Day 27, Day 28, Day 29, Day and Day 31. Senior advocate Rakesh Dwivedi resumed his submissions for the State/ UIDAI. He quoted two professors from Georgetown university and Stanford law school on conflict of human rights. He also cited a book of Emmanuel Kant. He discussed reasonable and legitimate expectation of privacy from a UK judgement and said that context is very important. A criminal might not have any expectation of personal autonomy whereas a common man will. Dwivedi read a judgment of the Constitutional Court of South Africa to argue that only a person's inner sanctum is protected from other conflicting rights. As a person moves into communal relations, her personal space also shrink.. He said that it has to be considered whether private life is protected outside the home, because people frequently give up their privacy in these conditions. He said that the judgments of the European Court don't take into account the issue of reasonable expectation of privacy. Dwivedi said that the Indian position on reasonable expectation of privacy is closer to the United States than Europe. He said…
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