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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…

The Standard of Assistance from Legal Aid Lawyers: An Indian Perspective

The Standard of Assistance from Legal Aid Lawyers: An Indian Perspective

[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…

Dismantling the Marital Rape Exception: Constitutionality and Consent

Dismantling the Marital Rape Exception: Constitutionality and Consent

Unnati Ashish GhiaFeb 14, 202216 min read

Ed Note:  The article presents a constitutional argument against marital rape, grounded in the anti-stereotyping principle. It attempts to answer a persistent question in the marital rape debate – what…

Aadhaar and Exclusion: The Right to Social Security

Aadhaar and Exclusion: The Right to Social Security

Nitya RavichandraFeb 13, 20228 min read

This piece is Part 2 of a two-part series discussing the exclusionary effect of the Aadhaar Act. Section 142 of the Social Security Code was notified in May 2021 and…

Explainer: Delhi HC held that a public promise by a CM is enforceable in Court, to what extent and what does it mean?

Explainer: Delhi HC held that a public promise by a CM is enforceable in Court, to what extent and what does it mean?

Mrityunjoy RoyFeb 12, 202211 min read

Ed Note:  In this post, our analyst Mrityunjoy Roy, writes about the case of Najma v. GNCTD of the Delhi HC where it ruled that an Oral promise made by…

Sui Generis Nature of the Indian Basic Structure Doctrine – A Response to Monika Polzin

Sui Generis Nature of the Indian Basic Structure Doctrine – A Response to Monika Polzin

Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay JainFeb 11, 202218 min read

Ed Note: In this post, Sanjay Jain responds to the arguments made by Monika Polzin in her paper titled “The basic-structure and its French and German origins: a tale of…

Manual scavenging in India: state apathy, non-implementation of laws and resistance by the community: Response by Arkaja Singh

Manual scavenging in India: state apathy, non-implementation of laws and resistance by the community: Response by Arkaja Singh

Arkaja SinghFeb 11, 20228 min read
[Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to public law themed articles featured in Volume 5 the Indian Law Review. You…

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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…

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

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

DGV RithvikDec 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…

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LAOT Podcasts: #Episode 2.2 – Interview with Anindita Pattanayak and Douglas McDonald-Norman (Rewriting of the Kaushalya Judgement)

By Anindita Pattanayak, Douglas McDonald-Norman and Maladi Pranay / August 3, 2022 / 1 Comment
https://open.spotify.com/episode/57Tjr96Vp83nd2eU54vO02?si=79fc8dd305884a80   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...