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Phenolphthalein Test: An Anathema to Protection provided under Article 20(3)

Phenolphthalein Test: An Anathema to Protection provided under Article 20(3)

Arjit MishraJul 3, 20228 min read

INTRODUCTION An accused is entitled to certain rights under common law criminal jurisprudence such as the presumption of innocence, and the burden of proof lying on the prosecution, among others.…

Call for Lawyer and Research Associate: CPA Project

Suhani ParuvellyJun 21, 20221 min read

The CPA Project are looking to hire a Research Associate with 2-3 years of experience with litigation drafting and research. Further information can be found below:

Proposed Changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

Proposed Changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

Saumya KhandelwalJun 17, 202210 min read

Objectives and Features of the Act The Constitution of India places a fundamental duty on every citizen under Article 51-A(g) and on the State under Article 48-A to improve and…

Call For Applications at The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi

Call For Applications at The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi

Anushri BhutaJun 15, 202214 min read

Call For Applications – Research Position at CCG  (i) Full Time CCG Researcher, and (ii) Part Time Consultant The National Law University Delhi (‘University’), through it’s Centre for Communication Governance…

Gig-Worker as The Archetypal Citizen-Subject

Gig-Worker as The Archetypal Citizen-Subject

Amrita VasudevanJun 4, 20229 min read

Between 2019 and 2020 the Parliament passed four codes that re-organized the existing labour laws in India. The Code on Social Security, 2020, for the first time, introduced gig and…

 LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 2.1 – Interview with Sannoy Das & Ananyaa Mazumdar on the Indian Feminist Judgments Project (Rewriting of the Charan Lal Sahu case)

 LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 2.1 – Interview with Sannoy Das & Ananyaa Mazumdar on the Indian Feminist Judgments Project (Rewriting of the Charan Lal Sahu case)

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4xIFfYxG20iVE6qv4SxcDR The Indian Feminist Judgments project [IFJP] is a collaboration between feminist legal academics, litigators and judges, practitioners, activists from law and other disciplines, who are using a feminist lens to re-write…

On Matter, Manner, Method: Notes on Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities­­­ [Part II]

On Matter, Manner, Method: Notes on Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities­­­ [Part II]

Atreyee MajumderMay 16, 202213 min read
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we we will be runing a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is Part II of a…

On Matter, Manner, Method: Notes on Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities [Part I]

On Matter, Manner, Method: Notes on Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities [Part I]

Atreyee MajumderMay 16, 202210 min read
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we we will be running a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is Part I of a two-part review…

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Nivedita Menon

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Nivedita Menon

Nivedita MenonMay 10, 202216 min read
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we we will be runing a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is the…

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India & Global Decline in Democracies

India & Global Decline in Democracies

DGV RithvikJun 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 KhaitanFeb 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 PrasadDec 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 ElangovanNov 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 RobinsonNov 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 Lawyer and Research Associate: CPA Project

Suhani ParuvellyJun 21, 20221 min read

The CPA Project are looking to hire a Research Associate with 2-3 years of experience with litigation drafting and research. Further information can be found below:

Call For Applications at The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi

Call For Applications at The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi

Anushri BhutaJun 15, 202214 min read

Call For Applications – Research Position at CCG  (i) Full Time CCG Researcher, and (ii) Part Time Consultant The National Law University Delhi (‘University’), through it’s Centre for Communication Governance…

CCG-NLUD – Technology Law and Policy Course

CCG-NLUD – Technology Law and Policy Course

Suhani ParuvellyJan 29, 20226 min read

The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University, Delhi is excited to announce the first edition of the Technology Law and Policy Certificate Course – a 6 month…

DIGITAL FELLOWSHIP 2022

DIGITAL FELLOWSHIP 2022

Anushri BhutaDec 21, 20218 min read

The Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi (CCG), is calling for applications for the DIGITAL (Digital Rights and Inclusive Technology for All) Fellowship, to be offered to…

CALJ: Call for Submissions

CALJ: Call for Submissions

Suhani ParuvellyDec 12, 20215 min read

The Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Journal, National Law University, Jodhpur Submission Guidelines General Guidelines The Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Journal [“Journal”] attempts to initiate and foster…

Proposed Changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

By Saumya Khandelwal / June 17, 2022 / 1 Comment
Objectives and Features of the Act The Constitution of India places a fundamental duty on every citizen under Article 51-A(g) and on the State under Article 48-A to improve and protect the environment, including forests. For this purpose, the Forest...

Call for Lawyer and Research Associate: CPA Project

By Suhani Paruvelly / June 21, 2022 / 0 Comments
The CPA Project are looking to hire a Research Associate with 2-3 years of experience with litigation drafting and research. Further information can be found below:

Call For Applications at The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi

By Anushri Bhuta / June 15, 2022 / 0 Comments
Call For Applications - Research Position at CCG  (i) Full Time CCG Researcher, and (ii) Part Time Consultant The National Law University Delhi (‘University’), through it’s Centre for Communication Governance (‘CCG’/’Centre’) is inviting applications for various research positions across both...

Phenolphthalein Test: An Anathema to Protection provided under Article 20(3)

By Arjit Mishra / July 3, 2022 / 1 Comment
INTRODUCTION An accused is entitled to certain rights under common law criminal jurisprudence such as the presumption of innocence, and the burden of proof lying on the prosecution, among others. One such cardinal right is the right against self-incrimination which...