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The #Me Too Judgement : M.J. Akbar vs Priya Ramani

The #Me Too Judgement : M.J. Akbar vs Priya Ramani

Sahil AggarwalMarch 16, 20219 min read

The landmark judgement pronounced by a Delhi Court in the matter of Mr. Mobashar Jawed Akbar vs. Ms. Priya Ramani has gained a particular significance, not only because it comes against…

Swethaa Ballakrishnen’s Accidental Feminism: Review by Nida Kirmani

Swethaa Ballakrishnen’s Accidental Feminism: Review by Nida Kirmani

Dr. Nida KirmaniMarch 13, 202110 min read
[Ed Note: As part of our blog round-table book discussion on Professor Swethaa Ballakrishnen’s Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite, this is the review by…

Examining the statutory framework of “CBI-The caged parrot”

Examining the statutory framework of “CBI-The caged parrot”

Introduction Central Bureau of Investigation (‘CBI’) was established by a resolution of the Home Ministry in 1963. Since then, numerous questions have been raised regarding its investigations. It is alleged…

Book Review – A History of Constitutional Foundings in South Asia

Book Review – A History of Constitutional Foundings in South Asia

Md Lokman HussainMarch 8, 20215 min read

From the snowy cornices of Himalayas to the arid soils of Koh e Siyah to the islands floating in the Arabian Sea is the geographical stage of South Asia. A…

Monthly Round-Up – February 2021

Monthly Round-Up – February 2021

Bhavisha SharmaMarch 6, 20214 min read

In February 2021, Law and Other Things published a series of interesting articles & discussions on a range of issues. We are pleased to bring you an update on the…

Free Market Feminism: A Review of Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite

Free Market Feminism: A Review of Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite

Akshaya KamalnathMarch 5, 202110 min read
[Ed Note: As part of our blog round-table book discussion on Professor Swethaa Ballakrishnen’s Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite, this is the review by…

Introduction to a Book Discussion on Swethaa Ballakrishnen’s Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite

Introduction to a Book Discussion on Swethaa Ballakrishnen’s Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite

Nick RobinsonMarch 4, 20213 min read
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we will run a book discussion on Swethaa Ballakrishnen’s Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite. This is the…

Reforming the Roster: Looking Beyond the Borders

Reforming the Roster: Looking Beyond the Borders

Prakhar Raghuvanshi and Sarthak BhardwajFebruary 23, 202111 min read

Introduction: A recurring criticism of the judiciary suggests that its apathy to act promptly in the face of challenges has exacerbated the negative impacts of the pandemic, and failed to…

Call for Papers – Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Quarterly Journal (CALQ) – Vol. 5 Iss. 2 – Submit by 15th March 2021

Call for Papers – Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Quarterly Journal (CALQ) – Vol. 5 Iss. 2 – Submit by 15th March 2021

Shanthan ReddyFebruary 22, 20213 min read

About The Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Journal [“CALQ”] is an open-access online journal initiated at National Law University, Jodhpur, aiming to foster debate on contemporary issues in comparative…

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Call for Submissions: The Indian Law Review Literature Review Prize 2017

Call for Submissions: The Indian Law Review Literature Review Prize 2017

Tarunabh KhaitanAugust 19, 20172 min read

Indian Law Review hopes to publish at least one Literature Review (of around 10,000 words, including footnotes) in every volume. We envisage a Literature Review will not only comprehensively survey existing scholarship (including…

Introduction to a Book Discussion on Danish Sheikh’s Love and Reparation

By Douglas McDonald / November 8, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: Over the next few weeks, we will run a book discussion on Danish Sheikh’s Love and Reparation: A Theatrical Response to Section 377 in India. This is the introductory post by Douglas McDonald.] Danish Sheikh is a lawyer...

J&K Constituent Assembly Debates

By Law and Other Things / November 10, 2021 / 0 Comments
The Debates of the Indian Constituent Assembly are considered an important interpretative tool for Indian constitutional law jurisprudence. However, for Jammu and Kashmir ("J&K"), the process of drafting the Constitution also involved the Jammu & Kashmir Constituent Assembly, which played...

The Shaheen Bagh judgment and what it means for the right to protest in India

By Padmavathi Prasad and Dharshini Sugumaran / November 18, 2021 / 0 Comments
In December 2019, the Government passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 (‘CAA’), which specifically distinguished ‘illegal immigrants’ on grounds of religion and country of origin. Privileges were granted to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Christians, and Parsis, and every other religion...

The Law Doesn’t Love You

By Akhil Kang / November 19, 2021 / 1 Comment
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Danish Sheikh’s new book, Love and Reparation: A Theatrical Response to the Section 377 Litigation in India (Seagull Books, 2021). This is the second review of the book by...

Danish Sheikh’s Love and Reparation: Review by Surabhi Shukla

By Surabhi Shukla / November 14, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Danish Sheikh’s new book, Love and Reparation: A Theatrical Response to the Section 377 Litigation in India (Seagull Books, 2021). This is the first review of the book by...

Subsuming Sexuality Rights within the Nation’s Progress (Part I)

By Arti Gupta / November 9, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: This article has been written by Arti Gupta, final year student from NLSIU. The article has been co-edited & coordinated by Ajitesh Arya, Gayatri Gupta & Suhani Paruvelly from our Student Editorial Board. This is part 1 of...

Discussing Vol. 5 of the Indian Law Review

By Suhani Paruvelly / November 22, 2021 / 0 Comments
As part of our New Scholarship Section on our Blog, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. The authors will also respond to these pieces if they choose to. The earlier series can be found here: ILR...

Affirmative Action Under Article 15(3): Reassessing The Meaning of “Special Provisions” for Women

By Unnati Ashish Ghia / November 24, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: This post is a part of New Scholarship initiative, through which we aim to promote recently published scholarship in the area of Public Law. As part of this series, we will be publishing brief overviews capturing a short...

Gujarat HC holds the petition challenging the Gujarat Prohibition Act as maintainable

By Mrityunjoy Roy / November 16, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: In this post, our analyst Mrityunjoy Roy, writes about Gujarat High Court's decision holding the petition challenging the Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949 maintainable as part of the explainer series by LAOT analysts.] Introduction Recently, in the case of Peter...

Subsuming Sexuality Rights within the Nation’s Progress (Part II)

By Arti Gupta / November 11, 2021 / 0 Comments
  Summary: In part II of this two-part series, the author delves into the question of how granting of sexuality rights is underlined by neoliberalism.  [Ed Note: This is the part II of the two part series on Subsuming Sexuality...