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Law and Other Things Podcast Series

Law and Other Things Podcast Series

DGV RithvikApr 11, 20221 min read

We are excited to launch our podcast series! Through this podcast series we intend to bring to our listeners conversations with some great people on a wide range of topics…

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…

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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…

Call for Papers | DAKSH Report

Call for Papers | DAKSH Report

DGV RithvikFeb 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 RithvikJan 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 KhaitanDec 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 RithvikDec 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…

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...