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Discussing Vol. 5 of the Indian Law Review

Discussing Vol. 5 of the Indian Law Review

Suhani ParuvellyNovember 22, 20214 min read

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…

Divine labours, devalued work: the continuing saga of India’s surrogacy regulation: Summary by Eeshan Sonak

Divine labours, devalued work: the continuing saga of India’s surrogacy regulation: Summary by Eeshan Sonak

[Ed Note: 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.…

The Law Doesn’t Love You

The Law Doesn’t Love You

Akhil KangNovember 19, 20217 min read
[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,…

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

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

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,…

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

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

Mrityunjoy RoyNovember 16, 202111 min read
[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…

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

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

Surabhi ShuklaNovember 14, 20219 min read
[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,…

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

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

Arti GuptaNovember 11, 20218 min read

  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…

J&K Constituent Assembly Debates

J&K Constituent Assembly Debates

Law and Other ThingsNovember 10, 20212 min read

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…

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

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

Arti GuptaNovember 9, 20219 min read
[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…

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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 RithvikMarch 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 ReddyFebruary 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…

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…

The Editorial Board of the Indian Law Review (“ILR”) invites applications for the position of an Editor on its Editorial Board.

By Anushri Bhuta / January 13, 2022 / 0 Comments
The ILR, published by Taylor and Francis, was launched in 2017 by a group of legal academics based in institutions of legal education in Australia, India, the UK and the US.  In the ensuing five years, it has emerged as...

Monthly Round-Up: December 2021

By Pranjal Gautam / January 1, 2022 / 0 Comments
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 December 2021. Blog Posts We started with a piece...

Divine labours, devalued work: Response by Sharmila Rudrappa

By Sharmila Rudrappa / January 4, 2022 / 0 Comments
Ed Note: 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 all the posts in this discussion here. In this...

Divine labours, devalued work: Concluding response to the discussion pieces

By Sneha Banerjee and Prabha Kotiswaran / January 14, 2022 / 0 Comments
Ed Note: 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 access all the posts in this discussion here. In...

Call for Proposals: The 3rd LAOT-NALSAR Courts and Constitution Conference (Submit by 25 February, 2022)

By Anushri Bhuta / January 21, 2022 / 0 Comments
Law and Other Things and NALSAR University of Law are organizing the 3rd Edition of the Courts and the Constitution Conference. Entries for the same are invited from interested students, scholars, and practitioners of law and other connected fields. About...

Merger Exception to Defection – Obstacle or Facilitator?

By Shanthan Reddy / January 21, 2022 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: This is a two-part series on anti-defection law by our Senior Analyst, Shanthan Reddy. Part I introduces defection law to the readers and explains how the merger exception has been misused to facilitate defection. Part II specifically looks...