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Fair Trial in the Times of Tyranny?: A Case for Abolition

[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Prof. (Dr.) Upendra Baxi’s article titled “Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice: ...
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Jammu & Kashmir Internet Restrictions Cases: A Missed Opportunity to Redefine Fundamental Rights in the Digital Age

[Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This is part of a series of ...
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Regulatory Implications of the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021

[Ed Note: This article has been written by Rishika R, a fellow at the Regulatory Governance Project, NLSIU. The article has been co-edited & coordinated ...
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Compulsory Vaccination Dilemma

Creation of vaccine for COVID-19 was a moment of euphoria and pride. However, till today, to the dismay of all, neither have the vaccines become ...
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Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Socio-Legal Review Vol. 18(1): Submit by October 15, 2021

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

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 ...
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Reading List on Pegasus Controversy

Israel based technology firm NSO Group has produced the spyware ‘Pegasus’, named after the mythical creature - a horse with wings. Symbolically contrasting with the ...
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Monthly Round-Up: July 2021

As the 2020-21 academic year comes to a close, the Law and Other Things team bade farewell to the outgoing Student Editorial Board ably led ...
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Decrypting Rule 4(2)

The Central Government and WhatsApp have sparred with each other in the last few weeks over the new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media ...
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Human Rights as Jural Postulates: A Vision for CJS

[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Prof. (Dr.) Upendra Baxi’s article titled “Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice: ...
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Research Positions at CCG

The National Law University Delhi (‘University’), through it’s Centre for Communication Governance (‘CCG’/’Centre’) is inviting applications for various research positions across both its teams on ...
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Education Rights Trust v. Government of Karnataka: Need to Prevent Legislature from Diluting the Spirit and Object of the RTE Act

INTRODUCTION On July 14, 2021, the News Minute reported that admissions under the RTE Act in Karnataka have declined since 2019. One of the most ...
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How Should We Historicize the Indian Constitution?

[Ed Note: In the conclusion to our blog round-table book discussion, Professor Arvind Elangovan writes a response to the reviews for Norms & Politics: Sir ...
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No Democratic Protest If No Fair Trial

[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Prof. (Dr.) Upendra Baxi’s article titled “Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice: ...
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Constitutionalism without Sovereignty?

[Ed Note: As part of our blog round-table book discussion on Arvind Elangovan’s book Norms & Politics: Sir Benegal Narsing Rau in the Making of the ...
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Summary – Human Rights in The Administration of Criminal Justice: The Concept of Fair Trial

[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Prof. (Dr.) Upendra Baxi’s article titled “Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice: ...
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Discussion on Dr. Upendra Baxi’s article ‘Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice: The Concept of Fair Trial’

As our readers might be aware, we have recently started the New Scholarship Section on our Blog, to promote new academic literature in the field ...
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Arvind Elangovan’s Norms and Politics: Review by H. Kumarasingham

[Ed Note: As part of our blog round-table book discussion on Arvind Elangovan’s book Norms & Politics: Sir Benegal Narsing Rau in the Making of ...
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Arvind Elangovan’s Norms and Politics: Review by Vanya Vaidehi Bhargava

[Ed Note: As part of our blog round-table book discussion on Arvind Elangovan’s book Norms & Politics: Sir Benegal Narsing Rau in the Making of ...
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Call for Papers: NALSAR Student Law Review [NSLR, Volume XVI]: Submit by August 31, 2021

The NALSAR Student Law Review (NSLR) is now accepting submissions for its upcoming Volume XVI. NSLR is an annual, double-blind, student-edited, peer-reviewed law review that ...
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Call for Papers – Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Quarterly Journal (CALQ) – Vol. 6 Iss. 1 – Submit by August 15, 2021

1. GENERAL GUIDELINES  1.1 The Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Journal [“Journal”] attempts to initiate and foster academic dialogue concerning the subject of Administrative ...
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Under the Cloud of Kantian Dualisms: A Comment

[Ed Note: As part of our blog round-table book discussion on Arvind Elangovan’s book Norms & Politics: Sir Benegal Narsing Rau in the Making of ...
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Representation beyond the Representative’s Vote: An Analysis of Recent Legislative Practices in India

[Ed Note: This post is a response to Prof. Kim Lane Scheppele's response to the symposium on India and Global Decline in democracies] In her ...
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Adivasis, Liquor, And The Politics of Law Enforcement In Conflict Zone of Chhattisgarh – Part II

In Part I of the article, the author laid out their empirical findings regarding the cases adjudicated against the Adivasis, under the Chhattisgarh Excise Act ...
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Adivasis, Liquor, And The Politics of Law Enforcement In Conflict Zone of Chhattisgarh – Part I

The brunt of an undeclared war between the Maoists and the government has been unjustly borne by the Adivasis living in the Left Wing Extremism ...
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Introduction to a Book Discussion on Arvind Elangovan’s Norms & Politics: Sir Benegal Narsing Rau in the Making of the Indian Constitution, 1935-50

[Ed Note: Over the next few weeks, we will run a book discussion on Prof. Arvind Elangovan’s Norms & Politics: Sir Benegal Narsing Rau in the Making ...
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Anti-Conversion Laws : Complementing or Contravening the Special Marriage Act?

Inter-faith marriages are considered taboo in India, a country predominately influenced by religious proponents and teachings. Several laws have been drafted on this subject-matter, with ...
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The Tejpal Verdict: Exposing Public Secrets of Rape and Sexual Harassment Law – Part II

[Ed Note: This is a two-part series on the analysis of the Tarun Tejpal judgment. Part 1 can be accessed here.]  Continuing from the discussion ...
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