Indian Law Review invites submissions for Case Notes or Legislative Notes on any case decided or legislation passed in India in 2017 (pending cases/bills may be considered if exceptional). A Note should be around 5,000 words (including footnotes). Apart from summarizing the case or legislation in question, it should situate it in the current body of…

Suresh Kumar Koushal v Naz Foundation (“Koushal”) is a bad decision which must be overturned. This is not a new or an original observation. (See, for example, most of December 2013 on this blog.) This post examines one particular aspect of Koushal – its use and abuse of evidence of discrimination, marginalisation and hardship suffered…

Abhinav Chandrachud’s Republic of Rhetoric: Free Speech and the Constitution of India (2017) is not Gautam Bhatia’s Offend, Shock and Disturb: Free Speech under the Indian Constitution (2016). Admittedly, both books are examinations of free speech law in India by young advocates who, between their legal practices and busy careers as legal writers, seemingly never…

DESCRIPTION The Alex Chernov JD Scholarship/Alex Chernov Master of Laws (LLM) Scholarship will be awarded for the first time in 2017 to students from India commencing at Melbourne Law School in 2018. The scholarship is named for Melbourne alumnus the Hon Alex Chernov AC QC, former Governor of Victoria, Judge of the Court of Appeal…

We are delighted to announce that the first issue of Volume 1 of the Indian Law Review is now available for free download on our website (for a limited period). The issue contains many manifestos expressing the hopes and expectations of our potential readership. It also includes contributions from Krithika Ashok, Lawrence Liang, Mrinal Satish, Adam Perry, Shraddha Kulhari,…