Sudhir Krishnaswamy and Deekshitha Ganesan write for the National Law School of India Review, about the consistently high under-trial detention rate in India. Breaking down an empirical study by the Centre for Law and Policy Research, they focus on bail decision making at the pre-trail stage and the natural of the offence as a substantive legal factor.
Writing for the Deccan Herald, Senior Advocate Jayna Kothari responds to recent controversy concerning Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi. With a review of the present state of justice when it comes to violence against women, she argues that the problem lies in implementation.
Contributing to The Print’s Talk Point, Satya Prasoon argues that the Supreme Court of India must embrace “substantive due process”, in order to regain credibility. The Supreme Court is an credibility crisis after sexual harassment allegations were raised against the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi.
Prajavani carries Dolashree Mysoor’s piece on the BJP and INC’s education vision in Kannada. Mysoor analyzes the election manifestos of the BJP and INC and asks, “what do political parties have in store for school education in 2019?”
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Venue NUS Law (Bukit Timah Campus)
Time 10.30 AM - 8.00 PM
On 16 April 2019, the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law at the National University of Singapore is hosting a 1-day conference on "planning law regimes in Asian cities".CLPR Research Consultant Mathew Idiculla will be attending the conference and present on the planning regimes in Bangalore.Read more
Venue K.L.E Society’s Law College, Bengaluru
Time 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM
On 8th April 2019, Dr. Sudhir Krishnaswamy will speak at "Transformative Constitutionalism in India: reflections on Shifting Paradigms", organised by KLE Society's Law College. Former Chief Justice Dipak Misra will inaugurate the national conference.Read more
Venue National Law School of India University Campus, Bangalore
Time 6.30 PM
CLPR Co-founder Dr. Sudhir Krishnaswamy will participate in the National Law School of India University's Student Bar Debate XII. The motion to be debated is: "This House rejects the legitimacy of Constituent Assembly". There will be two sides, one in favor of the motion and one opposed. Each side comprises two experts and one student.Read more
Venue Mother Tekla Auditorium, Bengaluru
Time 4 PM
CLPR Co-founder Sudhir Krishnaswamy will be presenting at the release of Politics and Society between Elections (2017-2019). The report is a public opinion survey of political subjectivities, social attitudes, friendship networks, and governance outcomes in India. It is a collaboration between Azim Premji University’s Centre for Regional Political Economy and Lokniti (CSDS).Read more
The Hindu reports on Azim Premji University and Lokniti’s “Politics and Society between Elections (2017-2019)” survey. The survey found that conservative nationalism is on the rise. Interestingly however, Prof. Sudhir Krishnaswamy explains that there is little evidence to suggests this ideology correlates to electoral behavior.
Sophie Edwards interviewed Senior Advocate Jayna Kothari and other members of the Abidjan Principles Drafting Committee for Devex. The Abidjan Principles serve as a reference-point for States on the right to education. They provide a right to education framework, which defines the responsibilities of both States and private actors.
Governance Now summarizes Justice DY Chandrachud’s panel at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2019. Justice Chandrachud was in conversation with Senior Advocate Jayna Kothari. They discussed the Constitution, landmark Supreme Court judgments such as the Section 377 one and constitutional morality.
The Times of India covers the Honourable Justice DY Chandrachud’s panel at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2019. Justice Chandrachud was in conversation with Senior Advocate and CLPR Executive Director Jayna Kothari. They spoke about the value of the Constitution and the role of the Supreme Court in interpreting it.
On 15th May, we organised a consultation on our Equality Bill 2019 (“Bill”) in Hyderabad. The CLPR team presented the provisions of the Bill and sought suggestions, inputs and feedback from the participants, which included various academics and members of civil society organisations working with marginalised groups. This blog post presents the key points of the consultation.
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