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Why the Jammu & Kashmir Constituent Assembly Debates Matter

Why the Jammu & Kashmir Constituent Assembly Debates Matter

Zaid DevaDecember 17, 202110 min read

With autumn coming to an end in Kashmir and people bracing for the chilly winter, Jammu & Kashmir’s constituent assembly (J&K CA) held its first session on October 31, 1951,…

Divine labours, devalued work: Response by Anindita Majumdar

Divine labours, devalued work: Response by Anindita Majumdar

Anindita MajumdarDecember 13, 20219 min read

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to the public law themed articles featured in Volume 5 the Indian Law Review.…

CALJ: Call for Submissions

CALJ: Call for Submissions

Suhani ParuvellyDecember 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…

2021 Myanmar Coup – Surprise or no surprise?

2021 Myanmar Coup – Surprise or no surprise?

Shanthan ReddyDecember 10, 202111 min read

{Ed Note : In this piece, our Senior Analyst Shanthan Reddy analyses the recent Myanmar coup vis-a-vis the country’s  questionable democratic status.} On February 1st 2021, the Myanmar military had…

Monthly Round-Up: November 2021

Monthly Round-Up: November 2021

Shravani ShendyeDecember 9, 20215 min read

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…

To Live and Love in the Shadow of Section 377

To Live and Love in the Shadow of Section 377

Kriti SharmaDecember 9, 20219 min read

  [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…

Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Suspension of Apps on PlayStore

Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Suspension of Apps on PlayStore

Talha Abdul RahmanDecember 7, 202111 min read
[Ed Note:  This article has been authored by Talha Abdul Rahman, Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India. It has been edited and coordinated by Shravani Shendye & Anushri Bhuta…

Divine labours, devalued work: Response by Chayanika Shah

Divine labours, devalued work: Response by Chayanika Shah

Chayanika ShahDecember 7, 202111 min read

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to the public law themed articles featured in Volume 5 the Indian Law Review.…

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

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

Unnati Ashish GhiaNovember 24, 20216 min read
[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…

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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 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 SonakAugust 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 SonakAugust 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…

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…

The Editorial Board of the Indian Law Review (“ILR”) invites applications for the position of an Editor on its Editorial Board.

By Anushri Bhuta / January 13, 2022 / 0 Comments
The ILR, published by Taylor and Francis, was launched in 2017 by a group of legal academics based in institutions of legal education in Australia, India, the UK and the US.  In the ensuing five years, it has emerged as...

Monthly Round-Up: December 2021

By Pranjal Gautam / January 1, 2022 / 0 Comments
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 December 2021. Blog Posts We started with a piece...

Divine labours, devalued work: Response by Sharmila Rudrappa

By Sharmila Rudrappa / January 4, 2022 / 0 Comments
Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to the public law themed articles featured in Volume 5 the Indian Law Review. You can access all the posts in this discussion here. In this...

Divine labours, devalued work: Concluding response to the discussion pieces

By Sneha Banerjee and Prabha Kotiswaran / January 14, 2022 / 0 Comments
Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to the public law themed articles featured in Volume 5 of the Indian Law Review. You can access all the posts in this discussion here. In...

Call for Proposals: The 3rd LAOT-NALSAR Courts and Constitution Conference (Submit by 25 February, 2022)

By Anushri Bhuta / January 21, 2022 / 0 Comments
Law and Other Things and NALSAR University of Law are organizing the 3rd Edition of the Courts and the Constitution Conference. Entries for the same are invited from interested students, scholars, and practitioners of law and other connected fields. About...

Merger Exception to Defection – Obstacle or Facilitator?

By Shanthan Reddy / January 21, 2022 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: This is a two-part series on anti-defection law by our Senior Analyst, Shanthan Reddy. Part I introduces defection law to the readers and explains how the merger exception has been misused to facilitate defection. Part II specifically looks...