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Deterring private discrimination, constitutionally

Deterring private discrimination, constitutionally

Thulasi K. RajOctober 29, 20217 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…

The Chinese Government’s Crackdown on the Entertainment Industry: The Advent of Cultural Revolution 2.0

The Chinese Government’s Crackdown on the Entertainment Industry: The Advent of Cultural Revolution 2.0

Sukrut Khandekar and Trisha Choudhary October 27, 20219 min read

  Introduction Recently, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a ‘national rejuvenation’ centered around the ideals of the Chinese Communist Party (“Party”). In furtherance of the same, China’s National Radio…

Call for Papers: NLSIR

Call for Papers: NLSIR

Suhani ParuvellyOctober 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…

Need for a Vaccine Law: Resolving Liability Issues and Ensuring Injury Compensation

Need for a Vaccine Law: Resolving Liability Issues and Ensuring Injury Compensation

Gursimran Singh NarulaOctober 25, 20219 min read

Vaccines have immensely contributed to public health in this country. India successfully controlled diseases such as smallpox and polio. The Jan Andolan in favour of the Pulse Polio program is…

Rethinking India’s intermediary liability regime: The advent of intermediary-turned-publishers

Rethinking India’s intermediary liability regime: The advent of intermediary-turned-publishers

Raghav AhoojaOctober 23, 20219 min read
[Ed note: This article has been written by Raghav Ahooja, a law graduate from RGNUL, This article has been coedited and co-ordinated by Ajitesh Arya, Gayatri Gupta from our student…

Preserving Privacy After Puttaswamy II: An Invitation to Conceptual Thinking in the Constitutional Law Courtroom

Preserving Privacy After Puttaswamy II: An Invitation to Conceptual Thinking in the Constitutional Law Courtroom

Ujwala UppaluriOctober 21, 202111 min read

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This piece is a part of a series of posts discussing…

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 ParuvellyOctober 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…

Unravelling the Role of Autonomy and Consent in Privacy

Unravelling the Role of Autonomy and Consent in Privacy

John Sebastian and Aparajito SenOctober 19, 20217 min read

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This is part of a series of posts discussing the public law…

Demands for Structural Changes in the Supreme Court of India: A Historical Overview (Part 2)

Demands for Structural Changes in the Supreme Court of India: A Historical Overview (Part 2)

Raghuveer R. SattigeriOctober 18, 20217 min read
[ Ed Note: This is part 2 of a two-part series on the history behind the demand for structural changes in the Supreme Court of India. Part 1 can be…

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Call for Papers | DAKSH Report

Call for Papers | DAKSH Report

DGV RithvikFebruary 11, 20211 min read

In its upcoming volume, DAKSH is looking to examine the role of the Indian Judiciary in engaging with the values enshrined in the Indian Constitution. Keeping with DAKSH’s focus on…

IDIA Legal Workshop 2021 | NUJS x NLSIU x NALSAR

IDIA Legal Workshop 2021 | NUJS x NLSIU x NALSAR

DGV RithvikJanuary 5, 20212 min read

IDIA was the brainchild of late Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer, an acclaimed academician, and scholar, and a beloved teacher, whose vision was to mentor and help students from underprivileged backgrounds…

Introduction to the Roundtable Killing a Constitution with a Thousand Cuts: A Report from India

Introduction to the Roundtable Killing a Constitution with a Thousand Cuts: A Report from India

Tarunabh KhaitanDecember 16, 20204 min read
[Ed Note: We are hosting an international blog symposium on India and Global Decline in Democracies as a part of our New Scholarship initiative. We will be discussing Professor Tarunabh Khaitan’s article “Killing a…

Call for Papers | The GNLU Law Review [Volume VIII]: Submit by 31st January 2021

Call for Papers | The GNLU Law Review [Volume VIII]: Submit by 31st January 2021

DGV RithvikDecember 14, 20204 min read

About Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, is one of India’s premier National Law Schools, contributing towards transformation of legal education ever since its inception in 2004. The GNLU Law Review…

Centre for Communication Governance, National Law University, Delhi | Digital Fellowship 2021

Centre for Communication Governance, National Law University, Delhi | Digital Fellowship 2021

DGV RithvikDecember 11, 20205 min read

The Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi (CCG), is calling for applications for the DIGITAL (Digital Rights and Inclusive Technology for All) Fellowship, to be offered to…

Introduction to a Book Discussion on Danish Sheikh’s Love and Reparation

By Douglas McDonald / November 8, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: Over the next few weeks, we will run a book discussion on Danish Sheikh’s Love and Reparation: A Theatrical Response to Section 377 in India. This is the introductory post by Douglas McDonald.] Danish Sheikh is a lawyer...

J&K Constituent Assembly Debates

By Law and Other Things / November 10, 2021 / 0 Comments
The Debates of the Indian Constituent Assembly are considered an important interpretative tool for Indian constitutional law jurisprudence. However, for Jammu and Kashmir ("J&K"), the process of drafting the Constitution also involved the Jammu & Kashmir Constituent Assembly, which played...

The Shaheen Bagh judgment and what it means for the right to protest in India

By Padmavathi Prasad and Dharshini Sugumaran / November 18, 2021 / 0 Comments
In December 2019, the Government passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 (‘CAA’), which specifically distinguished ‘illegal immigrants’ on grounds of religion and country of origin. Privileges were granted to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Christians, and Parsis, and every other religion...

The Law Doesn’t Love You

By Akhil Kang / November 19, 2021 / 1 Comment
[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 Books, 2021). This is the second review of the book by...

Danish Sheikh’s Love and Reparation: Review by Surabhi Shukla

By Surabhi Shukla / November 14, 2021 / 0 Comments
[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 Books, 2021). This is the first review of the book by...

Subsuming Sexuality Rights within the Nation’s Progress (Part I)

By Arti Gupta / November 9, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: This article has been written by Arti Gupta, final year student from NLSIU. The article has been co-edited & coordinated by Ajitesh Arya, Gayatri Gupta & Suhani Paruvelly from our Student Editorial Board. This is part 1 of...

Discussing Vol. 5 of the Indian Law Review

By Suhani Paruvelly / November 22, 2021 / 0 Comments
As part of our New Scholarship Section on our Blog, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. The authors will also respond to these pieces if they choose to. The earlier series can be found here: ILR...

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

By Unnati Ashish Ghia / November 24, 2021 / 0 Comments
[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 series, we will be publishing brief overviews capturing a short...

Subsuming Sexuality Rights within the Nation’s Progress (Part II)

By Arti Gupta / November 11, 2021 / 0 Comments
  Summary: In part II of this two-part series, the author delves into the question of how granting of sexuality rights is underlined by neoliberalism.  [Ed Note: This is the part II of the two part series on Subsuming Sexuality...

Gujarat HC holds the petition challenging the Gujarat Prohibition Act as maintainable

By Mrityunjoy Roy / November 16, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: In this post, our analyst Mrityunjoy Roy, writes about Gujarat High Court's decision holding the petition challenging the Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949 maintainable as part of the explainer series by LAOT analysts.] Introduction Recently, in the case of Peter...