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Regulation Law 101

Oct 4, 20052 min read

The Business Page of today’s Telegraph would work well as an Reading List on an Introductory Course on Regulation Law in India. To start with, notice TRAI’s ability to articulate…

Ram Jethmalani on the Nalini Chidambaram Engagement

Vikram RaghavanOct 1, 20058 min read

This post might be a bit dated, but I thought I should share Ram Jethmalani’s sensible opinion on the controvery over Nalini Chidambaram appearing for the Income Tax Department. I…

Chief Justice John Roberts’ confirmation hearings and another set of reflections upon the Indian situation

Arun ThiruvengadamOct 1, 20052 min read

A couple of weeks ago, after following the confirmation hearings of Judge (now Chief Justice) John Roberts before the U.S. Senate, I had commentedupon the need for assessing the legacy…

Ramachandra Guha on Amartya Sen and Andre Beteille

Arun ThiruvengadamSep 28, 20051 min read

Ram Guha is clearly one of the leading Indian public intellectuals of our times. His thought-provoking, insightful, historically grounded, superbly researched, and often provocative columns and articles on various subjects…

The debate over the true author(s) of the ‘basic structure’ doctrine

Arun ThiruvengadamSep 27, 20055 min read

The Basic Structure doctrine is, as all Indian law students know, one of the fundamental pillars of Indian constitutional law, and is perhaps the most distinctive (as well as most…

Implementing the Right to Information Act in India

Arun ThiruvengadamSep 22, 20052 min read

The recent enactment of the Indian Right to Information Act, 2005 was rightly celebrated, coming as it did after a long struggle which saw many disparate groups of actors collaborating…

Recent Outlook pieces on legal issues

Arun ThiruvengadamSep 19, 20052 min read

Outlook magazine has always carried interesting pieces on legal issues from time to time. Here is an interesting recent discussion about the Inamdar case and some other Supreme Court decisions.…

Beginning the task of evaluating the legacy of Chief Justice Lahoti

Arun ThiruvengadamSep 16, 20055 min read

The last few weeks have been exciting ones for those of us who follow the constitutional politics which result whenever there are changes in personnel in Supreme Courts. The announced…

The importance of developing regulatory law and policy in India

Arun ThiruvengadamSep 14, 20051 min read

In this recent convocation address delivered at the National Law School’s 13th Convocation, Montek Singh Ahluwalia notes that “Regulatory law is a relatively new development in India, and is likely…

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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...