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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…

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…

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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…

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 RithvikJul 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…

Life and Law in Delhi’s Terrorism Trials | Centre for Criminal Justice Reform and Research, NALSAR

Life and Law in Delhi’s Terrorism Trials | Centre for Criminal Justice Reform and Research, NALSAR

DGV RithvikMar 23, 20212 min read

Centre for Criminal Justice Reform and Research Invites you to a talk Life and Law in Delhi’s Terrorism Trials by Dr. Mayur Suresh. Mayur Suresh is a Senior Lecturer at…

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Death Penalty Sentencing Framework: Inconsistently Applied or Inherently Flawed?

By Lakshmi Menon / September 30, 2022 / 1 Comment
The Supreme Court in a recent order referred issues relating to capital sentencing in India to a Constitution bench. The order is a landmark moment- for the first time in 42 years, the Supreme Court has not only acknowledged the...
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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...
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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,...
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)...

Anonymous Social Media Users: Exploring Policy Solutions to Regulate Anonymity over the Internet- Part II

By Anmol Jain / September 27, 2022 / 1 Comment
Part I of this two-part blog series briefly discussed the idea of the online disinhibition effect and how the existence of anonymous online users on social media platforms has given rise to increased instances of online harms. It also discussed...

Policy Brief on Criminalisation of Adivasis in Madhya Pradesh

By Dyuti Anand / October 4, 2022 / 1 Comment
The Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project (CPA Project) was founded in 2019 as a litigation, research, and capacity-building intervention committed to ending the disproportionate targeting of marginalized communities by the criminal justice system. These communities include those previously officially...