This blog has doggedly pursued the issue of housing discrimination and the need for legal regulation (see here and here). Sociological research by Sidhwani and Vithayathil & Singh add to the growing evidence of housing apartheid in urban India. Here are a few further updates on the issue. 1. While the Government was piloting the…

This programme is being run in collaboration with the prestigious Pegasus Scholarship Trust. The programme is intended to provide young lawyers in India with a first-hand experience of the workings of the legal system in England and Wales over a period of eight weeks, while young legal practitioners from England and Wales will be provided…

NEW GENERATION SCHOLAR IN LAW AND INDIA Australia India Institute, Melbourne Law School http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/887871/new-generation-scholar-in-law-and-india Salary: $64,863* – $88,016 p.a. (*PhD entry Level $81,998 p.a.) plus 17% superannuation   The Melbourne Law School (MLS) and the Australia India Institute (AII) are looking to recruit an excellent scholar in the broad field of ‘Law and India’ to undertake three…

Three funded PhD scholarship opportunities are available based in the Manchester Law School at Manchester Metropolitan University – including one scholarship entitled Caste, discrimination, law and social justice. These scholarships are awarded by competition. For details of the Caste, discrimination, law and social justice scholarship please see this link. High-quality PhD candidates are now being…

FRIDAY, 18 DECEMBER 2015 10:30 AM TO 4:00 PM Conference Hall, Centre for Policy Research India is amongst the few regimes with a constitutional commitment to a liberal democracy that nevertheless lack a comprehensive, multi-ground, antidiscrimination legislation. A conversation on the need and shape of an antidiscrimination law began after it was recommended by the Sachar Committee…

There are two postdoctoral fellowship opportunities available at Melbourne Law School to commence in 2016: the University of Melbourne‚Äôs McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowship and the new Melbourne Law School Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Fellowships are open to recently graduated PhD students of any nationality. Applicants must have been awarded their PhD in or after 1 January 2013….

International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies (IJHRCS) is a journal based on an independent academic synergy of more than forty academics, experts in the field of human rights and governance from all over the world. Over the past two years it has foster the academic dialogue concerning all the modern subject of constitutional…

Joint post with Dr Farrah Ahmed This blog post summarises our arguments in this forthcoming article in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. In his 2012 book, Judging Social Rights, Jeff King makes a powerful case for a limited, incrementalist, judicial approach to social rights adjudication. One of the incrementalist strategies King prescribes is constitutional avoidance, that is,…