The Land Rights Initiative at the Centre for Policy Research is looking to hire a research associate . Candidates who meet the following eligibility criteria may consider applying for this position.  1. Hold Bachelor’s and Law degrees from reputed institutions. 2. Possess excellent research and writing skills; 3. Have a demonstrated interest (either through academic…

by Sujoy Chatterjee The National Football League (NFL) in the U.S. has been in the news of late, for football players allegedly disrespecting the U.S. national anthem by kneeling/sitting/silently demonstrating during the playing of the national anthem before kick-off. There is a raging debate in the U.S. on, amongst others, whether dissent/protest during the national…

Indian Law Review hopes to publish at least one Literature Review (of around 10,000 words, including footnotes) in every volume. We envisage a Literature Review will not only comprehensively survey existing scholarship (including out-of-print earlier scholarship) on any discrete area of Indian law, but also organise such scholarship thematically and subject it to critical examination. Locating the scholarship…

Of the sanctioned strength of 31, 27 judges currently serve on the Supreme Court. Of these 27 judges, 24 have previously been judges of one or more High Courts in the country. While we are aware of the nature and duration of their judicial positions before elevation to the Supreme Court, we know little about…

Posted on behalf of Sital Kalantry New Book: Women’s Human Rights and Migration: Sex-Selective Abortion Law in the United States and India published by the University of Pennsylvania Press 2017 In this new book, I examine prohibitions on sex-selective abortion that are sweeping state legislatures across the United States from a critical race, empirical, and…

I wrote a short piece for the Feminist Law Professors Blog on the issue of taxation of sanitary napkins and tampons in India. Writing for a largely foreign audience, I provide an overview of the controversy (post the institution of the GST regime) as well as the surrounding economic and legal issues. Interested readers can view the piece here.