[This is a post about an event being held in early 2017.  The text sent to us by the organisers follows] We are pleased to announce the 1st National Constitutional Law Olympiad being organised by ILS Law College, Pune and Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL) in January-February 2017 in commemoration of the 125th birth anniversary of Dr….

(Guest post by Ashna Ashesh) In the conclusion to their book, Disability and New Media, Kate Ellis and Mike Kent make an incisive observation about the choice of modes of providing accessibility – “These choices are often portrayed as merely technical decisions but they are highly political and can betray a disturbing trend of ableist…

To mark Republic Day this year, the Centre for Law and Policy Research, Bangalore is organising a discussion on ‘The Constituent Assembly Debates in Contemporary Times’ on Monday, January 26th at the Karnataka Judicial Academy, Bangalore.  The event features talks by two sitting judges of the Karnataka High Court and Professor Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Azim Premji…

The School of Policy and Governance at the Azim Premji University, where I now teach, is launching a new, one-year LL.M in Law and Development for the academic year 2016-17.  Details about the programme are below: Azim Premji University was established by the Azim Premji Foundation in 2010. It was foundedwith a clear social purpose,…

The following is a guest post by Dolashree Mysoor, who is a Research Associate at the Azim Premji University, and works with the University’s Hub for Education Law and Policy (hELP). hELP is engaged in research and intervention in the area of education law and policy in India.  A recent article by Professor Geeta Kingdon makes a case for de-regulating…

The Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) is a non-profit organization based in Bangalore established to promote law and public policy research, public interest litigation and interventions in legal education. We have embarked on a new initiative titled – Constitutional and Civic Citizenship – where we aim to foster greater public awareness of India’s…