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Affirmative Action Under Article 15(3): Reassessing The Meaning of “Special Provisions” for Women

Affirmative Action Under Article 15(3): Reassessing The Meaning of “Special Provisions” for Women

Unnati Ashish GhiaNov 24, 20216 min read
[Ed Note: This post is a part of New Scholarship initiative, through which we aim to promote recently published scholarship in the area of Public Law. As part of this…

Discussing Vol. 5 of the Indian Law Review

Discussing Vol. 5 of the Indian Law Review

Suhani ParuvellyNov 22, 20219 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 KangNov 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 RoyNov 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 ShuklaNov 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 GuptaNov 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 ThingsNov 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…

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The Courts & the Constitution – 2019 in Review

The Courts & the Constitution – 2019 in Review

Law and Other ThingsJan 19, 20205 min read

In January 2019, Law and Other Things, in collaboration with the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research and Azim Premji University, organized the first Court and Constitution Conference in…

The Supreme Court in Review, 2019

The Supreme Court in Review, 2019

Law and Other ThingsDec 14, 20193 min read

The Supreme Court Observer invites you to attend ‘The Supreme Court in Review, 2019’, in partnership with the NCS chapter of the St. Joseph’s College of Law, Bangalore. The event will…

‘The Court & the Constitution’ Conference – 2018 in Review

‘The Court & the Constitution’ Conference – 2018 in Review

Jan 18, 20195 min read

NALSAR University of Law is hosting the inaugural ‘Court & Constitution’ conference in collaboration with NALSAR and Azim Premji University on the Republic Day weekend in NALSAR, Hyderabad.  2018 has…

Constitutional Resilience in South Asia Workshop: Call for Papers

Tarunabh KhaitanDec 13, 20183 min read

5-7 December 2019 at Melbourne Law School The organisers are pleased to announce a workshop on “Constitutional Resilience in South Asia”.  Concerns about the stability of democracies, even long-established democracies, have…

Indian Equality Law Visiting Fellowships

Tarunabh KhaitanDec 13, 20181 min read

Applications are invited for 2-3 visiting fellows to spend 4-5 weeks at Melbourne Law School in 2019, as part of the Indian Equality Law Programme. The Indian Equality Law Visiting…

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...