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Karnataka High Court’s Hijab Order Explained

Karnataka High Court’s Hijab Order Explained

Harsh JainApr 22, 202210 min read

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…

Institutional Linchpin v Individual Agency: Revisiting the marital rape debate in light of the connubial law

Institutional Linchpin v Individual Agency: Revisiting the marital rape debate in light of the connubial law

Sholab AroraApr 15, 202211 min read

While the Delhi High Court is currently grappling with the issue concerning the constitutional validity of the marital rape exemption,[1] it is important to analyze if the criminalization of marital…

The Courts and the Constitution Conference 2022

Anushri BhutaApr 12, 20225 min read

The Editorial Team of the ‘Law and Other Things’ Blog is organizing the 3rd Courts and the Constitution Conference in collaboration with its institutional sponsors, the Centre for Constitutional Law,…

LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 1 – Interview with Arvind Narrain – Lawyer, Author & Scholar 

LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 1 – Interview with Arvind Narrain – Lawyer, Author & Scholar 

Arvind Narrain and Shanthan ReddyApr 11, 202237 min read

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4qkdRHJUac7DBWouo7pRfy?si=bb99ad3738144986   (Ed Note: You can find information with regards to the podcast and can access all the episodes by clicking here)  Shanthan: Hello all, welcome to the LAOT podcast…

Law and Other Things Podcast Series

Law and Other Things Podcast Series

DGV RithvikApr 11, 20221 min read

We are excited to launch our podcast series! Through this podcast series we intend to bring to our listeners conversations with some great people on a wide range of topics…

Response to The Standard of Assistance from Legal Aid Lawyers: An Indian Perspective by Gale Andrew

Response to The Standard of Assistance from Legal Aid Lawyers: An Indian Perspective by Gale Andrew

Gale AndrewApr 8, 20227 min read
[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…

Review by Prof. (Dr.) Shruti Bedi – Privacy, the shield that protects or the sword that strikes freedom of speech?

Review by Prof. (Dr.) Shruti Bedi – Privacy, the shield that protects or the sword that strikes freedom of speech?

Shruti BediMar 18, 20227 min read
[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…

Umar Fayaz Mir v. Union Territory of J&K: Analysing J&K High Court’s Delay in Disposing Habeas Corpus Petitions

Umar Fayaz Mir v. Union Territory of J&K: Analysing J&K High Court’s Delay in Disposing Habeas Corpus Petitions

Varun AhujaMar 17, 202210 min read

Introduction On 29th December 2021, a Single Bench of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir [“J&K High Court”] quashed the detention order of Umar Fayaz Mir on the ground…

Manuals in Dark Times: A Review of Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India

Manuals in Dark Times: A Review of Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India

Dr. Adil Hasan KhanMar 14, 202211 min read
[Ed Note: Over the next few weeks, we will run a book discussion on Oishik Sircar’s “Violent Modernities: Cultural Lives of Law in New India”. This is the introductory post…

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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…

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,…

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…

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…

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 RithvikJul 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…

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...