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Monthly Round-Up: May – July 2022

Monthly Round-Up: May – July 2022

Eeshan SonakAug 14, 20225 min read

The Courts and the Constitution Conference marked the close of the 2021-22 academic year for the Law and Other Things team. The conference saw six-panel discussions on various themes under…

LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 2.2 – Interview with Anindita Pattanayak and Douglas McDonald-Norman (Rewriting of the Kaushalya Judgement)

LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 2.2 – Interview with Anindita Pattanayak and Douglas McDonald-Norman (Rewriting of the Kaushalya Judgement)

https://open.spotify.com/episode/57Tjr96Vp83nd2eU54vO02?si=79fc8dd305884a80   The Indian Feminist Judgments project [IFJP] is a collaboration between feminist legal academics, litigators and judges, practitioners, and activists from law and other disciplines who use a feminist lens to…

Is Marital Rape Exception an Immunity Clause or an Ingredient of the Main Definition Clause of Section 375, IPC

Is Marital Rape Exception an Immunity Clause or an Ingredient of the Main Definition Clause of Section 375, IPC

Ashwani Kumar SinghJul 5, 20229 min read

Introduction A 2-judge bench of the Delhi High Court was split on the question of the constitutionality of the marital rape exception (hereinafter also referred to as the MRE) embedded…

Phenolphthalein Test: An Anathema to Protection provided under Article 20(3)

Phenolphthalein Test: An Anathema to Protection provided under Article 20(3)

Arjit MishraJul 3, 20228 min read

INTRODUCTION An accused is entitled to certain rights under common law criminal jurisprudence such as the presumption of innocence, and the burden of proof lying on the prosecution, among others.…

Call for Lawyer and Research Associate: CPA Project

Suhani ParuvellyJun 21, 20221 min read

The CPA Project are looking to hire a Research Associate with 2-3 years of experience with litigation drafting and research. Further information can be found below:

Proposed Changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

Proposed Changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

Saumya KhandelwalJun 17, 202210 min read

Objectives and Features of the Act The Constitution of India places a fundamental duty on every citizen under Article 51-A(g) and on the State under Article 48-A to improve and…

Call For Applications at The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi

Call For Applications at The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi

Anushri BhutaJun 15, 202214 min read

Call For Applications – Research Position at CCG  (i) Full Time CCG Researcher, and (ii) Part Time Consultant The National Law University Delhi (‘University’), through it’s Centre for Communication Governance…

Gig-Worker as The Archetypal Citizen-Subject

Gig-Worker as The Archetypal Citizen-Subject

Amrita VasudevanJun 4, 20229 min read

Between 2019 and 2020 the Parliament passed four codes that re-organized the existing labour laws in India. The Code on Social Security, 2020, for the first time, introduced gig and…

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

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

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…

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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.VenkatesanSep 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…

CALJ: Call for Submissions

CALJ: Call for Submissions

Suhani ParuvellyDec 12, 20215 min read

The Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Journal, National Law University, Jodhpur Submission Guidelines General Guidelines The Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Journal [“Journal”] attempts to initiate and foster…

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 BhutaNov 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…

Call for Papers: NLSIR

Suhani ParuvellyOct 26, 20214 min read

The NLSIR is the flagship law review of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India. It is a bi-annual, student edited, peer-reviewed law review providing incisive legal scholarship…

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law & Technology Special Issue on Fintech : Submit by February 28, 2022.

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Indian Journal of Law & Technology Special Issue on Fintech : Submit by February 28, 2022.

Suhani ParuvellyOct 20, 20214 min read

The Indian Journal of Law & Technology (IJLT) is now accepting submissions for its upcoming special issue on Financial Technology (‘FinTech’) Please send in your submissions before February 28, 2022…

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,…

Death Penalty Illustration

Death Penalty Sentencing Framework: Inconsistently Applied or Inherently Flawed?

By Lakshmi Menon / September 30, 2022 / 1 Comment
The Supreme Court in a recent order referred issues relating to capital sentencing in India to a Constitution bench. The order is a landmark moment- for the first time in 42 years, the Supreme Court has not only acknowledged the...
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Anonymous Social Media Users: Exploring Policy Solutions to Regulate Anonymity over the Internet (Part 1)

By Anmol Jain / September 24, 2022 / 1 Comment
Anmol Jain writes an extensive two-parter where he analyses the merits and demerits of online anonymity while developing an idea for an alternative legal regime that may address the concerns posed by such anonymity without taking away the immense benefits...
Procedures for Medical abortion in India

Medical Termination of Pregnancy Procedure

By Ishika Garg / September 14, 2022 / 0 Comments
In this infographic, Ishika Garg presents a step-by-step process of the circumstances in which a pregnancy can be terminated according to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. The Act is complemented by the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Regulations, 2003 which,...
Monthly Updates- August 2022

Monthly Round-Up: August 2022

By Dyuti Anand / September 6, 2022 / 1 Comment
Law and Other Things published a range of interesting articles and new scholarship discussions to further scholarship in public law. Below we bring you an update on the Blog’s activities during August 2022. CEDE Collaboration: Law and Other Things (LAOT)...

Anonymous Social Media Users: Exploring Policy Solutions to Regulate Anonymity over the Internet- Part II

By Anmol Jain / September 27, 2022 / 1 Comment
Part I of this two-part blog series briefly discussed the idea of the online disinhibition effect and how the existence of anonymous online users on social media platforms has given rise to increased instances of online harms. It also discussed...

Policy Brief on Criminalisation of Adivasis in Madhya Pradesh

By Dyuti Anand / October 4, 2022 / 1 Comment
The Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project (CPA Project) was founded in 2019 as a litigation, research, and capacity-building intervention committed to ending the disproportionate targeting of marginalized communities by the criminal justice system. These communities include those previously officially...