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

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

Arti GuptaNovember 11, 20218 min read

  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…

J&K Constituent Assembly Debates

J&K Constituent Assembly Debates

Law and Other ThingsNovember 10, 20212 min read

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…

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

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

Arti GuptaNovember 9, 20219 min read
[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…

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

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

Douglas McDonaldNovember 8, 20218 min read
[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…

Cultural Dissent in the Hindutva Cases

Cultural Dissent in the Hindutva Cases

Ananya Narain TyagiNovember 6, 20219 min read
[Ed note: The article has been authored by Ananya Narain Tyagi, a final-year law student at Jindal Global Law School. It has been co-edited and coordinated by Mariyam Mayan, Gayatri Gupta…

Bail under the UAPA

Bail under the UAPA

Harsh JainNovember 5, 202112 min read
[Ed Note: In this post, our analyst Harsh Jain, writes about bail  jurisprudence under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 as part of the explainer series by LAOT analysts.] Introduction…

Call for Submissions: Trade, Law and Development, Special Issue “Looking Ahead: Addressing the Challenges Faced by the International Trade Regime” Issue 14.1 | Summer ’22

Call for Submissions: Trade, Law and Development, Special Issue “Looking Ahead: Addressing the Challenges Faced by the International Trade Regime” Issue 14.1 | Summer ’22

Anushri BhutaNovember 3, 20215 min read

Founded in 2009, the philosophy of Trade, Law and Development has been to generate and sustain a constructive and democratic debate on emergent issues in international economic law and to…

Addressing Intersectionality And Access To Justice: The Need For An Anti-Discrimination Legislation

Addressing Intersectionality And Access To Justice: The Need For An Anti-Discrimination Legislation

Kavya Arora and Eishan MehtaNovember 2, 202111 min read
[Ed Note – This article has been co-authored by Kavya Arora & Eishan Mehta. It has been co-edited and coordinated by Shravani Shendye, Gayatri Gupta & Suhani Paruvelly from our…

Monthly Round-Up: October 2021

Monthly Round-Up: October 2021

Mariyam MayanNovember 1, 20215 min read

After a month-long hiatus brought about by technical difficulties, Law and Other Things is back with a series of articles and discussions on a range of interesting topics. Below we…

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Prashant Bhushan and Suriya: A Search for Natural Justice in Non-Contempt Proceedings

Prashant Bhushan and Suriya: A Search for Natural Justice in Non-Contempt Proceedings

V.VenkatesanSeptember 25, 20209 min read
[Ed Note: As part of our series marking 15 Years of Law and Other Things, we bring to you posts from our long-time contributors and supporters! In this post our Senior Editor V. Venkatesan writes about the contempt case against…

Looking Back & Looking at the Future: LAOT@15!

Looking Back & Looking at the Future: [email protected]!

In early August, Law and Other Things turned fifteen. To mark that milestone, the editors have invited past and present contributors to share their reflections. This piece is the first in that series. In it, we look at this blog’s…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Research Positions at CCG

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Research Positions at CCG

Shanthan ReddyAugust 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…

Call for Papers: NALSAR Student Law Review [NSLR, Volume XVI]: Submit by August 31, 2021

Call for Papers: NALSAR Student Law Review [NSLR, Volume XVI]: Submit by August 31, 2021

DGV RithvikJuly 6, 20213 min read

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 is the flagship publication of…

Call for Papers – Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Quarterly Journal (CALQ) – Vol. 6 Iss. 1 – Submit by August 15, 2021

Call for Papers – Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Quarterly Journal (CALQ) – Vol. 6 Iss. 1 – Submit by August 15, 2021

DGV RithvikJuly 2, 20215 min read

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 Law and Constitutional Law keeping…

Life and Law in Delhi’s Terrorism Trials | Centre for Criminal Justice Reform and Research, NALSAR

Life and Law in Delhi’s Terrorism Trials | Centre for Criminal Justice Reform and Research, NALSAR

DGV RithvikMarch 23, 20212 min read

Centre for Criminal Justice Reform and Research Invites you to a talk Life and Law in Delhi’s Terrorism Trials by Dr. Mayur Suresh. Mayur Suresh is a Senior Lecturer at…

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…

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...