NALSAR Student Law Review

The Board of Editors announce the release of the fifth edition of the NALSAR Student Law Review. This issue comprises of articles dealing with corporate law, intellectual property, arbitration, international law and the Constitution.

The following are the pieces published in the Law Review:

1. “The Doctrine of State Action- Politics of Law Making – A comparison of US & Indian Constitutional Law” – Hina Doon.
2. “Doctrine of Arbitrariness and Legislative Action: A Misconceived Application” — Deepika Sharma and Raadhika Gupta. This article is a reply to Abhinav Chandrachud, “How Legitimate is Non- Arbitrariness? Constitutional Invalidation in the light of Mardia Chemicals v. Union of India”, (2008) 2 Indian J. Const. L. 179.
3. “The Changing Contours of Self Defence: From Article 2(4) to the Bush Doctrine” — Manav Kapur.
4. “Regulation and Responsibility of the Credit Rating Agencies vis-a-vis the Current Economic Crisis: A Comparative Analysis” — Brajendu Bhaskar.
5. “Rethinking the Linkages between Foreign Direct Investment and Development: A Third World Perspective” — Shashank Kumar.
7. “The Place of Reasonableness in the Restraint of Trade: Just How Much does India depart from the Common Law” — Shantanu Naravane.
8. “Lost in Transit: The Fate of Anti- Assignment Clauses in Patent Licensing Agreements in the Case of Mergers” — Shreya Atrey.
9. “RK Anand v. Registrar, Delhi High Court: An Examination of the Law on Media Trials” — Sneha Mohanty and Vrinda Bhandari
10. “Stretching the Limits of Statutory Interpretation: Critical Review of Bhatia International v. Bulk Trading” — Vidhu Gupta
11. “The Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008 : The Provenance of E- Policing” — Sakshi Sawhney

The Law Review is available at and

Update: Arun’s earlier post also covered this new issue.

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