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Is Marital Rape Exception an Immunity Clause or an Ingredient of the Main Definition Clause of Section 375, IPC

Introduction A 2-judge bench of the Delhi High Court was split on the question of the constitutionality of the marital rape exception (hereinafter also referred ...
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Phenolphthalein Test: An Anathema to Protection provided under Article 20(3)

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 ...
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Call for Lawyer and Research Associate: CPA Project

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 ...
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Proposed Changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

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

Call For Applications - Research Position at CCG  (i) Full Time CCG Researcher, and (ii) Part Time Consultant The National Law University Delhi (‘University’), through ...
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Gig-Worker as The Archetypal Citizen-Subject

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

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

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

[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 ...
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Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Nivedita Menon

[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 ...
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LAOT Monthly Round Up- April 2022

We at LAOT are back with an update of all the interesting things that we have been up to over the past couple of months ...
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The Courts and the Constitution: 2020 and 2021 in Review Conference- Summary

We bring to you a summary of the discussions in ‘The Courts and the Constitution: 2020 and 2021 in Review’ conference that was held this ...
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LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 2 – Interview with Jhuma Sen & Rachna Chaudhary on the Indian Feminist Judgments Project 

Jhuma Sen, Rachna Chaudhary and Aparna Chandra anchor the Indian Feminist Judgments project [IFJP], a collaboration between feminist legal academics, litigators and judges, practitioners, activists ...
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Analysis of the Provisions of the NDPS

Introduction The provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (“NDPS Act”/ “the Act”) have come under scrutiny following the recent arrests of ...
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Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Siddharth Narrain

[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 ...
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Karnataka High Court’s Hijab Order Explained

A three-judge bench of the Karnataka High Court passed a 129-page order  in Reshma v. State of Karnataka on March 15, 2022 upholding  the Government ...
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Institutional Linchpin v Individual Agency: Revisiting the marital rape debate in light of the connubial law

While the Delhi High Court is currently grappling with the issue concerning the constitutional validity of the marital rape exemption,[1] it is important to analyze ...
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The Courts and the Constitution Conference 2022

The Editorial Team of the 'Law and Other Things' Blog is organizing the 3rd Courts and the Constitution Conference in collaboration with its institutional sponsors, ...
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LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 1 – Interview with Arvind Narrain – Lawyer, Author & Scholar 

  (Ed Note: You can find information with regards to the podcast and can access all the episodes by clicking here)  Shanthan: Hello all, welcome ...
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Law and Other Things Podcast Series

We are excited to launch our podcast series! Through this podcast series we intend to bring to our listeners conversations with some great people on ...
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Response to The Standard of Assistance from Legal Aid Lawyers: An Indian Perspective by Gale Andrew

[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 ...
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Review by Prof. (Dr.) Shruti Bedi – Privacy, the shield that protects or the sword that strikes freedom of speech?

[As part of our New Scholarship section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to the public law-themed articles featured in Volume 5 of the ...
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Umar Fayaz Mir v. Union Territory of J&K: Analysing J&K High Court’s Delay in Disposing Habeas Corpus Petitions

Introduction On 29th December 2021, a Single Bench of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir [“J&K High Court”] quashed the detention order of Umar ...
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Manuals in Dark Times: A Review of Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India

[Ed Note: Over the next few weeks, we will run a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s "Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India" ...
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Genre Trouble

[Ed Note: In the conclusion to our blog round-table book discussion, Danish Sheikh writes a response to the reviews for Love and Reparation: A Theatrical ...
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Privacy, the shield that protects or the sword that strikes freedom of speech? Summary by Harsh Jain

[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 ...
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The basic-structure doctrine and its German and French Origins: Response by Prasidh Raj Singh

[Ed Note: In this post, Prasidh Raj Singh responds to the arguments made by Monika Polzin in her paper titled “The basic-structure and its French and ...
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The Standard of Assistance from Legal Aid Lawyers: An Indian Perspective – Response to Prof. Farzana Akter

[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 ...
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