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Judicial Reasoning and Judicial Behavior: Studying the Supreme Court of India Colloquium hosted by Center for Public Law and Jurisprudence Jindal Global Law School Call for Papers The role of the Supreme Court of India in shaping the post-colonial nation has been central to its study in the academy. The institution’s assertion of supremacy in…

  On the evening of the 19th of December, Dr. Tarunabh Khaitan,  Associate Professor in Law at Wadham College, Oxford, will be delivering a talk titled “Securing Dissenters’ Consent for India’s Constitution: The Role of Directive Principles“.  A copy of the draft article on which the talk is based is available for download here.   Using India…

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In an op ed in the Economic Times on December 10, 2016, and an earlier, more detailed piece on the CPR website on December 6, 2016, I have argued that the demonetisation notification, as it exists, is illegal because it goes beyond the scope of what is permitted under the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, (“RBI Act”), the stated…

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Routledge, Taylor & Francis is delighted to announce the launch the Indian Law Review. Edited by a global team of exceptional scholars, we are excited to be publishing the first volume in 2017. Authors are now welcome to submit manuscripts. Its current Editors are Arun Thiruvengadam, Dev Gangjee, Farrah Ahmed, Prabha Kotiswaran, Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Tarunabh…

Central Wing of the Supreme Court of India, New Delhi.

Guest Post by Akshita Jha In continuance of the Part I on the analysis of this judgment, this part constitutes of the criticism of the judgment and its analysis in the light of the rights of the accused and the responsibility of the Supreme Court in safeguarding them. This part also highlights the importance of…

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Guest Post by Akshita Jha This part of the analysis puts forward the brief facts of the case, coupled with the analysis of the medical reports and the reasoning of the Supreme Court behind giving the final verdict. Introduction After the issuance of a notice for the contempt of court to Justice Markandey Katju, the…

Guest Post by Anuj Bhuwania, South Asian University, about his new book. My book ‘Courting the People: Public Interest Litigation in Post-Emergency India’ is going to be released this weekend as part of the 4th Law and Social Sciences Network (LASSnet) Conference from 10-12th December in New Delhi. Published by Cambridge University Press, the book is part…

The following event has been cancelled.  On the evening of the 5th of December, Dr. Tarunabh Khaitan,  Associate Professor in Law at Wadham College, Oxford, will be delivering a talk titled “Securing Dissenters’ Consent for India’s Constitution: The Role of Directive Principles“.  Using India as a case study, Dr. Khaitan’s paper on the issue argues that Directive…