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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…

Simultaneous Elections: Response by V.Krishna Ananth

Simultaneous Elections: Response by V.Krishna Ananth

Dr. V. Krishna AnanthFeb 7, 20228 min read

 [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.…

“Whether the master’s tools can be used to dismantle the master’s house?” : Engaging with two films- ‘The Advocate’ and ‘Democracy Dialogues- A Tribute to Balagopal’

“Whether the master’s tools can be used to dismantle the master’s house?” : Engaging with two films- ‘The Advocate’ and ‘Democracy Dialogues- A Tribute to Balagopal’

Saranga UgalmugleFeb 5, 20228 min read

 [The author traces the fearless and inspiring journeys of K.G. Kannabiran and K Balagopal as members of the Andhra Pradesh civil liberties movement and as human rights lawyers.] In the…

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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…

Call for Papers | Indian Journal of Constitutional Law Vol X : Submit by 17th January 2021

Call for Papers | Indian Journal of Constitutional Law Vol X : Submit by 17th January 2021

Shanthan ReddyNov 17, 20202 min read

The Indian Journal of Constitutional Law (IJCL) (ISSN: 0975-0134), a flagship journal of NALSAR University of Law is now accepting submissions for its 10th Volume, to be published in 2021.…

Call for Applications | The CLPR Equality Fellowship

Call for Applications | The CLPR Equality Fellowship

DGV RithvikNov 2, 20202 min read

CLPR focuses on addressing discrimination at the intersections of caste, gender, sexuality, and disability and other minorities through law. As a part of this work, they are excited to announce…

IACL Virtual Global Roundtable: ‘Democracy 2020’

IACL Virtual Global Roundtable: ‘Democracy 2020’

DGV RithvikOct 27, 20202 min read

On 18-26 November, the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) Global Roundtable ‘Democracy 2020: Assessing Constitutional Decay, Breakdown, and Renewal Worldwide’ will take place as series of 9 inter-connected webinars.…

Call for Papers | Plural Ideas of Justice: Stories, Narratives, and Experiences from India

Call for Papers | Plural Ideas of Justice: Stories, Narratives, and Experiences from India

DGV RithvikSep 26, 20202 min read

Organisers: Dr. Kalindi Kokal (IIT Bombay); Siddharth Peter de Souza (Justice Adda) Partner: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung India Office This workshop seeks to explore the ideas of justice that emerge from such different…

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...