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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…

LAOT Monthly Round Up- April 2022

LAOT Monthly Round Up- April 2022

Nitya RavichandraMay 9, 20229 min read

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!…

The Courts and the Constitution: 2020 and 2021 in Review Conference- Summary

The Courts and the Constitution: 2020 and 2021 in Review Conference- Summary

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…

LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 2 – Interview with Jhuma Sen & Rachna Chaudhary on the Indian Feminist Judgments Project 

LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 2 – Interview with Jhuma Sen & Rachna Chaudhary on the Indian Feminist Judgments Project 

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…

Analysis of the Provisions of the NDPS

Analysis of the Provisions of the NDPS

Harsh JainMay 1, 202210 min read

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…

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Siddharth Narrain

Oishik Sircar’s Violent Modernities: Review by Siddharth Narrain

Siddharth NarrainApr 30, 20229 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 the first…

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…

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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 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,…

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…

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

By Anindita Pattanayak, Douglas McDonald-Norman and Maladi Pranay / August 3, 2022 / 1 Comment
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 re-write alternative opinions to existing judgments. Indian Law Review, Volume 5...