The Indian Journal of Law and Technology at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU), in association with the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore is organising the 3rd IJLT-CIS Lecture Series at NLSIU. The lecture series will be spread out over the course of the year and will include eminent speakers who…

Anup Surendranath’s recent post on the Madhya Pradesh anti-cow slaughter law is an interesting and timely intervention on the nature of the broader legal discourse on cow slaughter. It provides us with tiny glimmers of light (of legally protecting the diversity of food consumption practices in India) in the overarching darkness of the recent legal…

Human Rights Watch has released a comprehensive report “Dignity on Trial” on the use of forensic evidence in rape trials. The report compiled by Aruna Kashyap has also been covered by the New York Times. The report critiques the criminal justice system for its perpetuation of morally loaded ideas of chastity, modesty and virginity, and…

On the 12th of June, the Alternative Law Forum (ALF) celebrated its tenth anniversary with a public lecture by Justice A P Shah and Prof. Upendra Baxi on the topic Courage Craft and Contention: Human Rights and the Judicial Imagination. We are happy to share the transcript of the lectures here.

Lawyers, Cases and the Telangana movement by Vasudha Nagraj The agitation for separate Telangana, by the students of Osmania University, has drawn severe repression from the police. For the past two months, the campus has been converted into a war zone with police patrolling the entry and exit points, blocking the minor exits with barbed…