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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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The Tejpal Verdict: Exposing Public Secrets of Rape and Sexual Harassment Law – Part I

[Ed Note: This is a two-part series on the analysis of the Tarun Tejpal judgment. Part 2 can be accessed here.]  On May 21, 2021, ...
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Board which says Privacy Please

Testing CCTNS on the anvil of Puttaswamy’s triple test for privacy

The Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (“CCTNS”) was conceptualized by the Ministry of Home Affairs in 2009 as “an effort to modernize the ...
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Why we must talk about Preventive Detention

Ed Note: Continuing our discussion on IJCL Volume 9, in this piece Abhinav Sekhri responds to Shrimoyee Ghosh's critique of his Article on Preventive Detention ...
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India & Global Decline in Democracies

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 ...
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Examining Admissibility of Evidence when Framing Charges

When a Magistrate is presented with a charge sheet by the police, the next step would be to frame charges against the accused under Section ...
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Bringing up the Bodies: A Response to Abhinav Sekhri

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This  piece is a part of a ...
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Article 22 -Calling Time on Preventive Detention

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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Feminist questions in Danish Khan v. State (Govt. of NCT of Delhi) – Part 2

[Ed Note: This is Part II of the post on Danish Khan v. State. Part I can be accessed here.] I ended my earlier post ...
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Analysing The State of Emergency in Myanmar: A Constitutional Perspective

“By general law, life and limb must be protected, yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life; but life is never wisely ...
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Feminist questions in Danish Khan v. State (Govt. of NCT of Delhi) – Part I

On 5th January 2021, in Danish Khan v. State (Govt. of NCT of Delhi) (‘Danish Khan’), the Delhi High Court granted anticipatory bail to the ...
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