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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…

Genre Trouble

Genre Trouble

Danish SheikhMar 10, 202210 min read
[Ed Note: In the conclusion to our blog round-table book discussion, Danish Sheikh writes a response to the reviews for Love and Reparation: A Theatrical Response to Section 377 in…

Privacy, the shield that protects or the sword that strikes freedom of speech? Summary by Harsh Jain

Privacy, the shield that protects or the sword that strikes freedom of speech? Summary by Harsh Jain

Vishal RakhechaMar 10, 202213 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…

The basic-structure doctrine and its German and French Origins: Response by Prasidh Raj Singh

The basic-structure doctrine and its German and French Origins: Response by Prasidh Raj Singh

Mr. Prasidh Raj SinghMar 7, 202211 min read
[Ed Note: In this post, Prasidh Raj Singh responds to the arguments made by Monika Polzin in her paper titled “The basic-structure and its French and German origins: a tale of…

The Standard of Assistance from Legal Aid Lawyers: An Indian Perspective – Response to Prof. Farzana Akter

The Standard of Assistance from Legal Aid Lawyers: An Indian Perspective – Response to Prof. Farzana Akter

[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…

Monthly Round-Up: February 2022

Monthly Round-Up: February 2022

Dyuti AnandMar 3, 20225 min read

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…

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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…

Call for Papers – Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Quarterly Journal (CALQ) – Vol. 5 Iss. 2 – Submit by 15th March 2021

Call for Papers – Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Quarterly Journal (CALQ) – Vol. 5 Iss. 2 – Submit by 15th March 2021

Shanthan ReddyFeb 22, 20213 min read

About The Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Journal [“CALQ”] is an open-access online journal initiated at National Law University, Jodhpur, aiming to foster debate on contemporary issues in comparative…

Gig-Worker as The Archetypal Citizen-Subject

By Amrita Vasudevan / June 4, 2022 / 2 Comments
Between 2019 and 2020 the Parliament passed four codes that re-organized the existing labour laws in India. The Code on Social Security, 2020, for the first time, introduced gig and platform-workers as distinct categories in labour legislation. Section 2(35), (60)...

Proposed Changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

By Saumya Khandelwal / June 17, 2022 / 1 Comment
Objectives and Features of the Act The Constitution of India places a fundamental duty on every citizen under Article 51-A(g) and on the State under Article 48-A to improve and protect the environment, including forests. For this purpose, the Forest...

Call For Applications at The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi

By Anushri Bhuta / June 15, 2022 / 0 Comments
Call For Applications - Research Position at CCG  (i) Full Time CCG Researcher, and (ii) Part Time Consultant The National Law University Delhi (‘University’), through it’s Centre for Communication Governance (‘CCG’/’Centre’) is inviting applications for various research positions across both...

Call for Lawyer and Research Associate: CPA Project

By Suhani Paruvelly / June 21, 2022 / 0 Comments
The CPA Project are looking to hire a Research Associate with 2-3 years of experience with litigation drafting and research. Further information can be found below: