In this article, published on Consitution Day 2018, Vineeth Krishna warns against assuming that India will always remain a constitutional democracy. He argues for viewing the Constitution as a ‘civic’ and emphasises the need to create a popular constitutional culture in India.
In this article Jayna Kothari argues that – In the last few years, public interest litigation at India’s Supreme Court has brought significant wins for human rights—but success is best assured when litigation is linked to broader mobilization.
While unchecked institutions can pose a hurdle for constitutional democracy in India, autocrats with their ability to subvert the entire institutional landscape are far more dangerous
Sudhir Krishnaswamy argues that the no leave policy for judges is a partial and incomplete way to understand delay and congestion in the court system. He puts forth three ways in which this problem could be tackled.
This public interest litigation has been filed by Ms. Sumitra Hooda Pednekar and 6 other…
In 2014 there was a second constitutional challenge to the RTE Act before a 5-judge…
In the interest of public health, and pursuant to the Regulations of 2011 issued by…
Soon after the RTE Act was enacted, several private schools challenged its constitutional validity in…
Venue National Law School of India University Gnana Bharathi Main Rd, Opp NAAC, Teachers Colony, Nagarbhavi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560072
Time 3.00 P.M to 5.00 P.M
The NCS Chapter of National Law School of India University (NLSIU) will host an interactive session on the Rafale Fighter Jet Deal Case and the CBI Dispute Case.Read more
Venue Atma Ram Sanatan Dharm College, South Campus
Time 10.30 AM to 12.30 AM
The Centre for Law and Policy Research conducts a workshop for undergraduates on Constitutional History and Freedom of Speech. Disha Chaudhry leads the workshop.Read more
Venue Humboldt University of Berlin
Jayna Kothari participated in the Interdisciplinary Workshop held on 11 – 13 October 2018 at Humboldt University of Berlin. She was one of the panelists in ‘Systems of Inequality’ and presented her paper titled ‘Is the Supreme Court Cherry Picking its Gender Battles?’Read more
The Karnataka High Court example amply demonstrates that the new process of senior designation gives confidence to the young lawyers without ‘connections’ in the legal profession. It gives them hope that if they are deserving, no one can take away their opportunity to be one day considered for the senior designation. Conferral of this distinction has been duly democratised
Noted women rights and child rights lawyer Jayna Kothari — who has worked with Jaising in the past — has also been designated as a senior advocate.
We conducted the South Regional Rounds and National Final Rounds of ConQuest 2018 on 28th September 2018. ThePrint carried a report on these rounds.
ThePrint’s report on the West regional rounds of ConQuest 2018.
ThePrint carried a report on the East Regional Round of ConQuest 2018.
Amisha Pareek, Board Member of National Constitution Society, reports on CLPR’s workshop on Constitutional History and Freedom of Speech.
On 12th December 2018, the Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) in collaboration with the Praja Foundation, conducted a 2-hour workshop on Indian Constitutional History at the Aatma Ram Sanathan Dharm College in New Delhi.
The Centre for Law and Policy Research, Bangalore (CLPR) is a not-for-profit dedicated to making…
In her Constitution Day Lecture on 26 November 2018, to an intimate group of lawyers and members of civil society, Dr Amita Dhanda, professor of law at NALSAR University, spoke on the ‘Construction of Exclusion under the Indian Constitution’. She argued that legal education and training must inculcate a sense of injustice and pay greater attention to groups and communities that are excluded by constitutional text.