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Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Suspension of Apps on PlayStore

Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Suspension of Apps on PlayStore

Talha Abdul RahmanDecember 7, 202111 min read
[Ed Note:  This article has been authored by Talha Abdul Rahman, Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India. It has been edited and coordinated by Shravani Shendye, & Anushri Bhuta] This article…

Divine labours, devalued work: Response by Chayanika Shah

Divine labours, devalued work: Response by Chayanika Shah

Chayanika ShahDecember 7, 202111 min read

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to the public law themed articles featured in Volume 5 the Indian Law Review.…

Affirmative Action Under Article 15(3): Reassessing The Meaning of “Special Provisions” for Women

Affirmative Action Under Article 15(3): Reassessing The Meaning of “Special Provisions” for Women

Unnati Ashish GhiaNovember 24, 20216 min read
[Ed Note: This post is a part of New Scholarship initiative, through which we aim to promote recently published scholarship in the area of Public Law. As part of this…

Discussing Vol. 5 of the Indian Law Review

Discussing Vol. 5 of the Indian Law Review

Suhani ParuvellyNovember 22, 20212 min read

As part of our New Scholarship Section on our Blog, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. The authors will also respond to these pieces if they…

Divine labours, devalued work: the continuing saga of India’s surrogacy regulation: Summary by Eeshan Sonak

Divine labours, devalued work: the continuing saga of India’s surrogacy regulation: Summary by Eeshan Sonak

[Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to the public law themed articles featured in Volume 5 the Indian Law Review.…

The Law Doesn’t Love You

The Law Doesn’t Love You

Akhil KangNovember 19, 20217 min read
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Danish Sheikh’s new book, Love and Reparation: A Theatrical Response to the Section 377 Litigation in India (Seagull Books,…

The Shaheen Bagh judgment and what it means for the right to protest in India

The Shaheen Bagh judgment and what it means for the right to protest in India

In December 2019, the Government passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 (‘CAA’), which specifically distinguished ‘illegal immigrants’ on grounds of religion and country of origin. Privileges were granted to Hindus,…

Gujarat HC holds the petition challenging the Gujarat Prohibition Act as maintainable

Gujarat HC holds the petition challenging the Gujarat Prohibition Act as maintainable

Mrityunjoy RoyNovember 16, 202111 min read
[Ed Note: In this post, our analyst Mrityunjoy Roy, writes about Gujarat High Court’s decision holding the petition challenging the Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949 maintainable as part of the explainer series…

Danish Sheikh’s Love and Reparation: Review by Surabhi Shukla

Danish Sheikh’s Love and Reparation: Review by Surabhi Shukla

Surabhi ShuklaNovember 14, 20219 min read
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Danish Sheikh’s new book, Love and Reparation: A Theatrical Response to the Section 377 Litigation in India (Seagull Books,…

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India & Global Decline in Democracies

India & Global Decline in Democracies

DGV RithvikJune 5, 20217 min read

Over the last few months, Law and Other Things has had the opportunity to host an international blog symposium on India and Global Decline in Democracies as a part of our New Scholarship initiative. We discussed Professor Tarunabh Khaitan’s article…

Killing A Constitution With A Thousand Cuts: A Response to the Symposium Blogs

Killing A Constitution With A Thousand Cuts: A Response to the Symposium Blogs

Tarunabh KhaitanFebruary 18, 202113 min read
[Ed Note – We are hosting an international blog symposium on India and Global Decline in Democracies as a part of our New Scholarship initiative. We discussed Professor Tarunabh Khaitan’s article, which he introduced here. All responses to his article can be found here.…

Some Reflections on What the State is doing with our Time

Some Reflections on What the State is doing with our Time

Malavika PrasadDecember 11, 202022 min read
[Ed Note: As part of our series marking 15 Years of Law and Other Things, we bring to you posts from our long-time contributors and supporters! In this post, our Senior Editor Malavika Prasad examines state action relying upon the…

Samvidhaan: Reflections on Shyam Benegal’s rendition of Indian Constitutional history

Samvidhaan: Reflections on Shyam Benegal’s rendition of Indian Constitutional history

Dr. Arvind ElangovanNovember 30, 202017 min read
[Ed Note: As part of our series marking 15 Years of Law and Other Things, we bring to you posts from our long-time contributors and supporters! In this post, Professor Arvind Elangovan reflects upon the famous television series “Samvidhaan: The Making…

Institutional Reform at the Supreme Court

Institutional Reform at the Supreme Court

Nick RobinsonNovember 10, 202012 min read
[Ed Note: As part of our series marking 15 Years of Law and Other Things, we bring to you posts from our long-time contributors and supporters! In this post our Senior Editor Nick Robinson traces the institutional changes in the Indian…

Call for Submissions: Trade, Law and Development, Special Issue “Looking Ahead: Addressing the Challenges Faced by the International Trade Regime” Issue 14.1 | Summer ’22

Call for Submissions: Trade, Law and Development, Special Issue “Looking Ahead: Addressing the Challenges Faced by the International Trade Regime” Issue 14.1 | Summer ’22

Anushri BhutaNovember 3, 20215 min read

Founded in 2009, the philosophy of Trade, Law and Development has been to generate and sustain a constructive and democratic debate on emergent issues in international economic law and to…

Call for Papers: NLSIR

Call for Papers: NLSIR

Suhani ParuvellyOctober 26, 20214 min read

The NLSIR is the flagship law review of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India. It is a bi-annual, student edited, peer-reviewed law review providing incisive legal scholarship…

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law & Technology Special Issue on Fintech : Submit by February 28, 2022.

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law & Technology Special Issue on Fintech : Submit by February 28, 2022.

Suhani ParuvellyOctober 20, 20214 min read

The Indian Journal of Law & Technology (IJLT) is now accepting submissions for its upcoming special issue on Financial Technology (‘FinTech’) Please send in your submissions before February 28, 2022…

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Socio-Legal Review Vol. 18(1): Submit by October 15, 2021

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Socio-Legal Review Vol. 18(1): Submit by October 15, 2021

Eeshan SonakAugust 13, 20213 min read

The Socio-Legal Review (SLR) is a student-run, peer reviewed journal published by the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. SLR began with the support of the Modern Law Review,…

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law & Technology Vol. 18 Issue 1: Submit by October 31, 2021

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law & Technology Vol. 18 Issue 1: Submit by October 31, 2021

Eeshan SonakAugust 13, 20212 min read

The Indian Journal of Law & Technology (IJLT) is now accepting submissions for Volume 18. IJLT is a student-edited, peer-reviewed, open access law journal published annually by the National Law…

Introduction to a Book Discussion on Danish Sheikh’s Love and Reparation

By Douglas McDonald / November 8, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: Over the next few weeks, we will run a book discussion on Danish Sheikh’s Love and Reparation: A Theatrical Response to Section 377 in India. This is the introductory post by Douglas McDonald.] Danish Sheikh is a lawyer...

J&K Constituent Assembly Debates

By Law and Other Things / November 10, 2021 / 0 Comments
The Debates of the Indian Constituent Assembly are considered an important interpretative tool for Indian constitutional law jurisprudence. However, for Jammu and Kashmir ("J&K"), the process of drafting the Constitution also involved the Jammu & Kashmir Constituent Assembly, which played...

The Shaheen Bagh judgment and what it means for the right to protest in India

By Padmavathi Prasad and Dharshini Sugumaran / November 18, 2021 / 0 Comments
In December 2019, the Government passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 (‘CAA’), which specifically distinguished ‘illegal immigrants’ on grounds of religion and country of origin. Privileges were granted to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Christians, and Parsis, and every other religion...

The Law Doesn’t Love You

By Akhil Kang / November 19, 2021 / 1 Comment
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Danish Sheikh’s new book, Love and Reparation: A Theatrical Response to the Section 377 Litigation in India (Seagull Books, 2021). This is the second review of the book by...

Danish Sheikh’s Love and Reparation: Review by Surabhi Shukla

By Surabhi Shukla / November 14, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Danish Sheikh’s new book, Love and Reparation: A Theatrical Response to the Section 377 Litigation in India (Seagull Books, 2021). This is the first review of the book by...

Subsuming Sexuality Rights within the Nation’s Progress (Part I)

By Arti Gupta / November 9, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: This article has been written by Arti Gupta, final year student from NLSIU. The article has been co-edited & coordinated by Ajitesh Arya, Gayatri Gupta & Suhani Paruvelly from our Student Editorial Board. This is part 1 of...

Discussing Vol. 5 of the Indian Law Review

By Suhani Paruvelly / November 22, 2021 / 0 Comments
As part of our New Scholarship Section on our Blog, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. The authors will also respond to these pieces if they choose to. The earlier series can be found here: ILR...

Affirmative Action Under Article 15(3): Reassessing The Meaning of “Special Provisions” for Women

By Unnati Ashish Ghia / November 24, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: This post is a part of New Scholarship initiative, through which we aim to promote recently published scholarship in the area of Public Law. As part of this series, we will be publishing brief overviews capturing a short...

Subsuming Sexuality Rights within the Nation’s Progress (Part II)

By Arti Gupta / November 11, 2021 / 0 Comments
  Summary: In part II of this two-part series, the author delves into the question of how granting of sexuality rights is underlined by neoliberalism.  [Ed Note: This is the part II of the two part series on Subsuming Sexuality...

Gujarat HC holds the petition challenging the Gujarat Prohibition Act as maintainable

By Mrityunjoy Roy / November 16, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: In this post, our analyst Mrityunjoy Roy, writes about Gujarat High Court's decision holding the petition challenging the Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949 maintainable as part of the explainer series by LAOT analysts.] Introduction Recently, in the case of Peter...