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Compulsory Vaccination Dilemma

Compulsory Vaccination Dilemma

Tanmay MalikAug 18, 20218 min read

Creation of vaccine for COVID-19 was a moment of euphoria and pride. However, till today, to the dismay of all, neither have the vaccines become panacea, nor has the virus…

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Socio-Legal Review Vol. 18(1): Submit by October 15, 2021

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Socio-Legal Review Vol. 18(1): Submit by October 15, 2021

Eeshan SonakAug 13, 20213 min read

The Socio-Legal Review (SLR) is a student-run, peer reviewed journal published by the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. SLR began with the support of the Modern Law Review,…

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law & Technology Vol. 18 Issue 1: Submit by October 31, 2021

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law & Technology Vol. 18 Issue 1: Submit by October 31, 2021

Eeshan SonakAug 13, 20212 min read

The Indian Journal of Law & Technology (IJLT) is now accepting submissions for Volume 18. IJLT is a student-edited, peer-reviewed, open access law journal published annually by the National Law…

Reading List on Pegasus Controversy

Reading List on Pegasus Controversy

Israel based technology firm NSO Group has produced the spyware ‘Pegasus’, named after the mythical creature – a horse with wings. Symbolically contrasting with the common Trojan Horse malware, Pegasus’…

Monthly Round-Up: July 2021

Monthly Round-Up: July 2021

Eeshan SonakAug 11, 20214 min read

As the 2020-21 academic year comes to a close, the Law and Other Things team bade farewell to the outgoing Student Editorial Board ably led by Dayaar Singla and Vishal…

Decrypting Rule 4(2)

Decrypting Rule 4(2)

Ankush RaiAug 10, 20217 min read

The Central Government and WhatsApp have sparred with each other in the last few weeks over the new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules (“IT Rules…

Human Rights as Jural Postulates: A Vision for CJS

Human Rights as Jural Postulates: A Vision for CJS

Jinee LokaneetaAug 5, 202110 min read
[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: The Concept of Fair Trial”…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Research Positions at CCG

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Research Positions at CCG

Shanthan ReddyAug 3, 202112 min read

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 a (i) full time basis…

Education Rights Trust v. Government of Karnataka: Need to Prevent Legislature from Diluting the Spirit and Object of the RTE Act

Education Rights Trust v. Government of Karnataka: Need to Prevent Legislature from Diluting the Spirit and Object of the RTE Act

Kavya AroraAug 3, 20218 min read

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 prominent reasons suggested for this…

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Indian Law Review: First Issue Availability and Reduced Subscription Price

Indian Law Review: First Issue Availability and Reduced Subscription Price

Tarunabh KhaitanOct 4, 20171 min read

We are delighted to announce that the first issue of Volume 1 of the Indian Law Review is now available for free download on our website (for a limited period). The…

Feminist Judgment Project India: Call For Proposals

GuestSep 13, 20176 min read

By  Jhuma Sen The Feminist Judgment Project India imagines the possibilities of collaborative writing of alternate judgments for several Indian cases across a broad range of legal issues having a…

Researcher position at Centre for Policy Research Land Rights Initiative

Namita WahiSep 8, 20171 min read

The Land Rights Initiative at the Centre for Policy Research is looking to hire a research associate . Candidates who meet the following eligibility criteria may consider applying for this…

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

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

Tarunabh KhaitanAug 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…

Karnataka High Court’s Hijab Order Explained

By Harsh Jain / April 22, 2022 / 1 Comment
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 Order dated February 5, 2022 restricting pre-university students from wearing head scarfs (hijabs) or head...

Analysis of the Provisions of the NDPS

By Harsh Jain / May 1, 2022 / 0 Comments
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 celebrities like Rhea Chakraborty and Aryan Khan. Bombay High Court (“HC”) granted bail to Aryan...

LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 2 – Interview with Jhuma Sen & Rachna Chaudhary on the Indian Feminist Judgments Project 

By Jhuma Sen, Rachna Chaudhary and Gayatri Gupta / May 5, 2022 / 1 Comment
https://open.spotify.com/episode/4pLXwV0LVMMzKB281gXd9Q 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 from law and other disciplines, who are using a feminist lens to re-write alternative...

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Siddarth Narrain

By Siddharth Narrain / April 30, 2022 / 1 Comment
[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 is the first review by Siddarth Narrain. The introductory post by Adil Hasan Khan can be found here....

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Nivedita Menon

By Nivedita Menon / May 10, 2022 / 1 Comment
[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 is the second review by Nivedita Menon. The introductory post by Adil...

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

By Atreyee Majumder / May 16, 2022 / 0 Comments
[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 is Part II of a two-part review by Atreyee Majumder. Part I can be found...

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

By Atreyee Majumder / May 16, 2022 / 1 Comment
[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 I of a two-part review by Atreyee Majumder. Part II can be found here. The...

The Courts and the Constitution: 2020 and 2021 in Review Conference- Summary

By Nitya Ravichandra, Khushi Mittal and Mrityunjoy Roy / May 9, 2022 / 0 Comments
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 year. This summary of the conference was compiled and drafted by Khushi Mittal, Mrityunjoy Roy...

LAOT Monthly Round Up- April 2022

By Nitya Ravichandra / May 9, 2022 / 1 Comment
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. Happy reading! Introducing LAOT Podcasts! LAOT, in an attempt to expand its reach in terms...

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

By Ananyaa Mazumdar, Sannoy Das and Shravani Shendye / May 16, 2022 / 1 Comment
https://open.spotify.com/episode/4xIFfYxG20iVE6qv4SxcDR 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 feminist lens to re-write alternative opinions to existing judgements. Indian Law Review, Volume 5 (Issue...