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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…

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

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

Atreyee MajumderMay 16, 202213 min read
[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…

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

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

Atreyee MajumderMay 16, 202210 min read
[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…

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Nivedita Menon

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Nivedita Menon

Nivedita MenonMay 10, 202216 min read
[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…

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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,…

Confused and Confusing: Proportionality in the Supreme Court’s FCRA Judgment

By Siddharth Sunil and Shagun Bhargava / August 29, 2022 / 1 Comment
The Supreme Court, in Noel Harper and Ors. v. Union of India (‘Noel Harper’) had occasion to consider a batch of petitions assailing the constitutional validity of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020 (‘Amending Act’). The Amending Act incorporated,...
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,...
Feminist Judgement re-writing project

#2.3 – Interview with Kanika Sharma and Laura Lammasneimi – Dadaji Bhikaji v Rukhmabai

By Kanika Sharma, Laura Lammasneimi and Ajitesh Arya / August 31, 2022 / 1 Comment
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6YU2Pdcxh7x6L83cHprlUg?si=ut30TLAqQXqAedqGEFpZHg 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 re-write alternative opinions to existing judgments. Indian Law Review, Volume 5 (Issue...
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)...
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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...
Animal Law Centre Event details and names of the panelists.

Animal Law Centre: Webinar Week 2022:  Aligning Perspectives in Animal Protection and Practice.

By Avani Vijay / August 31, 2022 / 1 Comment
After the success of our webinar series conducted in July 2022 on the theme "Multilateral Perspectives in Animal Protection and Practice", the Animal Law Centre, NALSAR University of Law, presents its second webinar week, titled, "Aligning Perspectives in Animal Protection...