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15 Sep

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Webinar | Guilty Until Proven Innocent? Examining the Ethical Foundations of Criminal Justice

Bangalore International Centre is conducting a webinar titled, ‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent? Examining the Ethical Foundations of Criminal Justice’ on September 15 at 6.30 pm. NLS faculty members Mrinal Satish and Kunal Ambasta will be…

15 Sep

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | ‘India Justice Report 2020′

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on ‘India Justice Report 2020′ by Maja Daruwala on Wednesday, 15th September 2021 from 5.00 PM to 6.00 PM. About the Speaker Maja Daruwala is…

13 Sep

Faculty Publication | Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in India: A Fact Finding Study

Faculty members Mrinal Satish, Dr. Aparna Chandra and Shreya Shree recently released their report ‘Legal Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Service in India: A Fact Finding Study’. The report written in collaboration with Mini Saxena,…

09 Sep

NLSIU Tops NIRF Rankings 2021!

On September 9, 2021, Minister for Education, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, released the National Institutional Ranking Framework results for 2021. NLSIU has retained it’s No 1 Ranking for Law Institutions in 2021. Launched in 2015-16 by…

09 Sep

NLSIU Tops Law University Rankings 2021!

We are happy to share that National Law School of India University, Bengaluru has been ranked No 1 among Law Universities in the 2021 Ranking Framework released by various publications this year.   September 2021…

08 Sep

Call for Applications | Project on Role of Women in Karnataka Police

NLSIU invites applications for the role of Junior Fellows for its project on the ‘Role of Women in Karnataka Police’. The year-long project seeks to conduct empirical studies to understand the current status of women…

08 Sep

Call for Papers | Intellectual Property Law Review 2021

Intellectual Property Law Review (IP Review) is now accepting submissions for the year 2021. About IP Review The “Intellectual Property Review (IP Review)” is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Centre for Intellectual Property Research…

07 Sep

Research Paper | ‘Is Platform Work Decent Work?: A Case of Food Delivery Workers in Karnataka.’

The Centre for Labour Studies, NLSIU organised an event on September 2, 2021 to discuss the findings of their research on food delivery work in Bengaluru. The first phase of the research was conducted by…

06 Sep

NLSIU Announces Ajoy Halder Memorial Scholarship

National Law School of India University announces the Ajoy Halder Memorial Scholarship in memory of NLS alum Ajoy Halder who passed away due to COVID earlier this year. The scholarship, commencing in the Academic Year…

02 Sep

Law and Technology Society announces Essay Writing Competition: Last date for registration: September 30

The Law and Technology Society of NLSIU, is organising an essay competition, in collaboration with The Dialogue, and emerging research and public-policy think-tank. The competition invites opinions and studies on the evolving dynamics of the…

30 Aug

NLSIU Launches Alumni Engagement Platform!

The National Law School of India University is excited to announce the launch of our new alumni engagement platform – a secure and exclusive network, that will allow alumni to network privately and reconnect with…

25 Aug

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Faculty Seminar | Designed for Abuse: Special Criminal Laws and Rights of the Accused

Abstract This Article argues that there exists little legal or penological justification in not treating those offences under the general criminal scheme. Finally, this Article demonstrates that procedural innovations applied under the guise of special…

23 Aug

Meet Our New PhD Scholars

Vasundhara Vasundhara realised that public policy was her calling at a very young age. Right from her schooling years, she knew she wanted to be involved in work that revolved around policies and wanted to…

23 Aug

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NLSIU’s Regulatory Governance Project to assist the Reserve Bank of India

The National Law School of India University is happy to announce that its Regulatory Governance Project is set to collaborate with the Reserve Bank of India’s Regulations Review Authority (RRA 2.0) in streamlining and rationalising…

23 Aug

NLSIU successfully closes its Alumni Financial Aid fundraising drive for AY 2021-22

On July 20, 2021, we opened a fundraising drive to support Financial Aid for students in need at NLSIU. I am happy to report that the Alumni Community contributed Rs 15.7 lakhs towards financial aid…

19 Aug

‘Justice Delayed: A District-Wise Empirical Study on Indian Judiciary’

Varsha Aithala is a PhD student at NLSIU and also a recipient of the Dr N R Madhava Menon Scholarship for 2020-23. She is the co-author of the article ‘Justice Delayed: A District-Wise Empirical Study…

18 Aug

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Faculty Seminar | Revered ‘Routines’ in Medical Examination of Rape Accused

Abstract This paper is an empirical study on medical examination of the accused in rape investigation. The research was conducted between January – June 2018, in the cities of Lucknow, Dehradun, New Delhi, Pune, Patna…

17 Aug

Inviting Applications for Empanelment as Internal Auditors

NLSIU invites applications from reputed Chartered Accountants/ firms for empanelment as an Internal Auditor. The applicants, who intend to participate in the empanelment process, may submit their application in the prescribed format. The application form…

17 Aug

Inviting Applications for Empanelment as Statutory Auditors

NLSIU invites applications from reputed Chartered Accountants/ firms for empanelment as a Statutory Auditor. The applicants, who intend to participate in the empanelment process, may submit their application in the prescribed format. The application form…

16 Aug

Meet Our New Students | LLM Batch 2021-22

We are excited to welcome a new batch of the LLM Programme this year! Students from across 15 States/UTs secured admission to the Programme in 2021. We spoke to a few of our new students from the incoming batch who shared their goals, interests and views on beginning their new academic term online.

13 Aug

Student Feature | Exploration turned into an aspiration: Kiran Gopi

Experiencing the challenges and opportunities at a National Law University Studying law was a matter of exploring something new for Kiran Gopi, who is currently enrolled in the LL.M programme at NLSIU. “Coming from a…

11 Aug

Meet Our New Students | BA LLB (Hons) Programme

Meet Our Students | BA LLB (Hons) Programme Devanshi Shukla Inspired by her grandfather, who as a doctor, was committed to giving back to society, Devanshi Shukla was clear about choosing a career that combines…

11 Aug

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Faculty Seminar | Introduction: Liberalism and Its Encounters in India

Abstract: In this Introduction to a set of essays that contemplate India’s liberal trajectory, Krishnaswamy, a philosopher, and Majumder, an anthropologist, consider with our divergent disciplinary toolkits, a map of Indian theory. As they see…

10 Aug

Student Feature | Power of motivation: Devansh Shukla

From being a science nerd in search of the ‘correct’ answer to appreciating the multitude of layers in law Hailing from a family of lawyers in Lucknow, Devansh Shukla’s primary reason for pursuing law is…

09 Aug

In The News | Dr N S Nigam

NLSIU Registrar Dr N S Nigam, NLS ‘LLB 97, was recently quoted in the Financial Times article titled: “India moves to scrap retrospective tax.” The article revolves around India’s big step towards repairing its damaged…

08 Aug

Meet Our New Registrar | Dr Nigam Nuggehalli

We extend a warm welcome to NLS alum, Dr Nigam Nuggehalli, who took charge as the University’s newly appointed Registrar in August 2021. Until recently, he was the Dean at the School of Law at BML Munjal University, Gurugram.

06 Aug

Admission to Research Degree Programmes 2021-22 | List of Selected Candidates

Admissions to the Ph.D. Programme for 2021-22 has been completed. The following candidates have been provisionally selected for admission to the Programmes mentioned against their Application No.: 1 NLS-PG-01092/2021 – Ph.D (Law) 2 NLS-PG-01001/2021 –…

06 Aug

NLSIU Welcomes New Batch of BA LLB (Hons) and LLM Students for the Academic Year 2021-22!

This Academic Year, NLSIU admitted its incoming batch of students in record time by completing the admission process within 24 hours of the CLAT examination results being declared. Students were admitted to the BA LLB…

04 Aug

Call for Papers | The Indian Journal of Law & Technology Volume 18

The Indian Journal of Law & Technology (IJLT) is now accepting submissions for Volume 18. Deadline for Submissions: October 31, 2021 About the Journal The Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) is NLSIU’s student-edited,…

04 Aug

Student Feature | Wings to Fly: Suman Kasana

The priceless opportunity to follow your dreams unfettered Every form of social evil around her inspired her to commit herself to a journey of giving back to her society. Suman Kasana identified and understood the…

31 Jul

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Orientation 2021

Welcome to NLSIU Orientation 2021! We look forward to welcoming a new cohort of undergraduate and postgraduate students for the Academic Year 2021-22. The University will be conducting a week-long Orientation Programme to introduce our…

30 Jul

Admission Notification for I Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Programme | Academic Year 2021-22

Admission Process For I Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Degree Programme for the Academic Year 2021-22 The Consortium of NLUs shall notify the first list of candidates eligible to be selected to NLSIU through the CLAT…

30 Jul

Admission Notification for One-Year LL.M. Degree Programme | Academic Year 2021-22

Admission Process For One-Year LL.M. Degree Programme For The Academic Year 2021-22 The Consortium of NLUs shall notify the first list of candidates eligible to be selected to NLSIU through the CLAT 2021 examination on…

30 Jul

One/Two Year Bridge Course Programme for Indian Nationals holding foreign degrees

The first round of admissions for the Bridge Course is closed for the July term. The second round will take place in October for the term beginning on 1st November, 2021. Candidates who have been…

30 Jul

Student Feature | A discourse of constant surprises and learning: Lahar Jain

Lahar Jain talks about the opportunities and responsibilities of being an Aditya Birla Scholar Lahar Jain, a third-year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) student and Aditya Birla Scholar is as serious about her academics as she is…

29 Jul

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Meet our faculty member | Harsha N

We extend a warm welcome to Harsha N, NLS ‘LLM 2016, who joins us as Assistant Professor this Academic Year. He has worked as a law officer with the Airports Authority of India where he was involved in matters pertaining to tender, environment, construction, labour, commercial contracts among others.

28 Jul

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NLSIU Welcomes MPP Batch 2021-23!

Welcome to the 8th Cohort of the Master of Public Policy programme! The University recently marked the beginning of the two-year interdisciplinary MPP programme that focuses on law as an interface between inclusive sustainable development…

27 Jul

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CPR-CSH Workshop on: Rent, Regulation and the Career of an Urban Village | Dr Sushmita Pati

NLS faculty member Dr Sushmita Pati speaks on ‘Rent, Regulation and the Career of an Urban Village’ on July 27, 2021. Tune into the online session being organised by The Centre for Policy Research (CPR)…

27 Jul

Alumni Feature | Yamuna Menon: Unlocking excellence

How financial aid reinforced her resolve and unleashed her potential Yamuna Menon, NLS ‘LLB 2020, made history when she graduated from the University with 18 gold medals in 2020. “My five years at NLSIU have…

24 Jul

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NLS Faculty Member Receives Indian Law Review Prize 2021 | Preeti Pratishruti Dash

  We congratulate NLS faculty member Preeti Pratishruti Dash for winning the Indian Law Review Best Article Prize 2021 for her article: ‘Rape adjudication in India in the aftermath of Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013:…

23 Jul

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CLAT 2021 Latest Updates | Karnataka Region

Welcome to CLAT 2021! The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is a national level entrance exam for admissions to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) law programmes offered by 22 National Law Universities around the country….

23 Jul

Alumni Feature | The fulfillment of giving back: an alumni funded scholarship

Siddharth Raja, NLS ‘LLB 97, instituted the Swaminath and Nirmala Raja scholarship in 2020, which funds a needy student for three years of their academic programme. “The scholarship we’ve instituted complements our ‘giving back’ to…

20 Jul

NLSIU launches Alumni Financial Aid Drive

Duration: 20 July – 15 August 2021 Target: Rs. 15 Lakh In AY 2020-21, our alumni stepped up and contributed to University Financial Aid in record numbers. We raised approximately Rs. 36 lakhs through individual…

15 Jul

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Alumni Feature | Aparna Mittal on Samāna: Making a Difference with Equality

In 2017, Aparna Mittal, NLS ‘LLB 2005, had worked with some of the leading law firms in the country, and been a Partner for over five years. While her work was intellectually exciting, somewhere in…

14 Jul

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National Webinar | “Smoke Free Hotels/Restaurants: Win-Win for Health and Business”

The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru invites you to a National Webinar on “Smoke Free Hotels/Restaurants: Win-Win for Health and Business.” The event is being organised in…

13 Jul

Call for Applications | Study on Preventive Detention in Karnataka

About the Study Karnataka provides a wide range of activities for which a person may be preventively detained. Adversely affecting “public order” too is widely defined giving ample discretion to the police to preventively detaining…

12 Jul

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Acknowledging three decades of dedicated service | Rathnamma

Sixty-year-old Rathnamma’s small frame belies her levels of enthusiasm that exceeds that of most younger students. She disarmingly asks all those she met in the NLS corridors “Oota Ayta” (Did you eat your lunch?) or…

12 Jul

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NLSIU announces Research Project on Digital Public Records | Call for Applications

The National Law School of India University is excited to announce its Digital Public Records Project. The two-year research project is supported by Thakur Foundation, and will focus on research, engagement and policy advocacy to…

09 Jul

Academic Year 2021-22 Begins

On July 7, 2021, we began our Academic Year 2021-22 with renewed hope amidst the ongoing pandemic. Being the second consecutive year with students remaining off-campus, the Undergraduate, Post-Graduate and Doctoral councils of the University…

09 Jul

NLSIU Ranked #1 in India for its Law Courses | EducationWorld India Higher Education Rankings 2021-22

We are delighted to share that NLSIU has been ranked #1 in India for its Law courses in the EducationWorld India Higher Education Rankings 2021-22! The survey was conducted by the Delhi-based Centre for Research…

05 Jul

‘Raising the Bar’ | NLSIU Tops India Today’s Best Law Colleges List for 2021!

We are happy to share that National Law School of India University has yet again been ranked No 1 in India Today’s Rankings of Best Law Colleges. The University made it to the top of…

30 Jun

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NLSIU Alumni Raise Over Five Million INR for COVID Relief to the NLSIU Community

Sameer, a staff member at NLS, had a harrowing time when his mother fell ill after having contracted COVID-19. “The virus was detected through a CT scan. In the absence of an RT-PCR test, we…

30 Jun

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NLSIU Inclusion and Expansion Plan 2021-25

The Governing Bodies of the University have reviewed and adopted the ‘NLSIU Inclusion and Expansion Plan 2021-25’(hereafter ‘Plan’) in April-May 2021. This Plan anticipates and responds to two key developments: Increasing student diversity by admitting…

28 Jun

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Meet our new faculty member | Smitha Krishna Prasad

  Can you tell us a little bit about yourself/your background? I am from Bangalore, and grew up in the city. After completing my Master’s program, I worked in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice…

22 Jun

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Call for Applications | Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy

Recruitment to various positions in the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP) The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 to be a pioneer in legal…

18 Jun

Admission to Online and Hybrid Programmes 2021-2022

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), invites applications for admission to the following Programmes through Online and Hybrid Programmes mode for the Academic year 2021-2022. 1. Master of Business Laws Programme (MBL) [Two…

18 Jun

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CEERA hosts one-day workshop on Climate Change Protection Bill

In the attempt to join the global effort to address climate change and its allied issues, the Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA) held a one-day consultative workshop on Legislating Climate Change…

16 Jun

Teaching Associate | Sociology

In order to facilitate a course for a batch of 120 students in the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Programme, we invite bright and motivated applicants for the position of Teaching Associate in Sociology this term. Qualifications:…

16 Jun

Teaching Associate | Political Science

In order to facilitate a course for a batch of 120 students in the B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Programme, we invite bright and motivated applicants for the position of Teaching Associate in Political Science this term….

14 Jun

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Call for Applications | Chief Finance & Administrative Officer

Recruitment to the post of Chief Finance & Administrative Officer The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 to be a pioneer in legal education. Over the last three decades the…

10 Jun

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Call for Applications | Alumni Officer

About the Office of Alumni Services at NLSIU The Office of Alumni Services at the National Law School of India University is responsible for maintaining a continuous relationship between the University and its former students,…

27 May

Invitation to teach Elective Courses at NLSIU

NLSIU invites interested faculty to offer Elective Courses to our students for the upcoming term from July 1 to September 25, 2021. As COVID pandemic conditions persist, these elective courses will be delivered online. An…

13 May

Admission to Research Degree Programmes 2021-22

Applications are invited in the prescribed format for admission into the following Research Degree Programmes: 1. Ph.D. in Law 2. Ph.D. (Inter-disciplinary) 3. Ph.D (Public Policy) 4. LL.D Instructions to Candidates 1. Read the Regulations…

05 May

NLSIU Wins the 14th Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court Competition.

We are proud to share that our team from NLSIU has emerged as the Winner of the 14th Price Media Law Moot Court Competition. The Monroe E Price Media Law Moot Court Competition is organised by…

01 May

Farewell | Ms Sakina Begum retires from NLSIU after two decades of dedicated service

Today, we bid adieu to library support staff member Ms Sakina Begum who retired on April 30, 2021 after dedicating more than 20 years of her life to NLSIU. We thank her for the many…

25 Apr

Condolences

Faculty & Staff: Prof. V S Mallar (1942-2021), Founding faculty member and former Registrar of NLSIU. Prof Varadaraja Shivaraya Mallar was the Registrar at NLSIU between April 2001 and August 2005. He held the V.R….

24 Apr

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Meet our new faculty member | Preeti Pratishruti Dash

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am from Bhubaneswar in Odisha, which is where I completed high school. I studied law at National Law University, Odisha. After graduating in 2014, I…

24 Apr

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NLSIU announces the Thakur Foundation PhD Scholarships in Public Health & the Law

National Law School of India University is delighted to announce a new doctoral scholarship programme, the Thakur Foundation Scholarships in Public Health & the Law. The programme is supported by the Thakur Foundation, an organisation…

21 Apr

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Gender and the “Faith” in Law: Equality, Secularism, and the Rise of the Hindu Nation

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on “Gender and the “Faith” in Law: Equality, Secularism, and the Rise of the Hindu Nation” by Prof. Ratna Kapur About the talk: This session…

20 Apr

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Call for Applications | Law, Technology and Society Initiative

About the Initiative The Law, Technology and Society Initiative at National Law School will explore, understand, and help shape responses to critical questions at the intersection of technology, law, the social sciences and humanities, with…

16 Apr

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The Night of Global Social Rights | International conversation on social rights and international solidarity

NLS faculty member and Director of the Centre for Labour Studies, Prof Babu Mathew will be speaking at ‘The Night of Global Social Rights’ – a 24 hour conversation around the world on social rights…

12 Apr

Full-Time Researcher Post | Chair on Consumer Law & Practice

The Chair on Consumer Law & Practice, National Law School of India University (NLSIU), is currently looking for a full time Research Assistant to join the team in a new research project in Bangalore. The…

11 Apr

Dalit Fest 2021 | SPAC

The Savithri Phule Ambedkar Caravan, a student run committee of NLSIU, is organising Dalit Fest 2021 from April 6, 2021 until April 18, 2021. The sessions will be held as per the schedule given below:…

09 Apr

25ᵗʰ Annual H.M. Seervai Essay Competition in Constitutional Law

National Law School of India University, Bangalore invites entries for the 25ᵗʰ Annual H.M. Seervai Essay Competition in Constitutional Law. Participants in this pan-India essay competition stand a chance to win the prestigious H.M. Seervai…

09 Apr

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Bridge Course Programme

NLSIU announces one/two year Bar Council of India Bridge Course Programme for Indian Nationals holding foreign law degrees. Candidates who have been permitted by the Bar Council of India to pursue the Bridge Course at…

08 Apr

NLSIU announces new interdisciplinary initiative on law, technology and society

In 2020, NLSIU identified five focus areas where it will develop new interdisciplinary research clusters. These focus areas are: Labour and Work; Climate Justice; State Design and Reform; Access to Justice & Legal System Reform…

07 Apr

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Full-Time Researcher Post | Human Rights Lawyering Project (HRLP)

The Human Rights Lawyering Project (HRLP), National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is currently looking for a Researcher to join the team in Bangalore. The work will include research and fieldwork, organizing and…

07 Apr

Launching the Volume: ‘The Gendered Contagion: Perspectives on Domestic Violence during COVID 19.’

Amidst reports of the growing instances of domestic violence due to the ongoing pandemic and resulting lockdown, the Centre for Women and the Law (‘CWL’) and the Law and Society Committee at NLSIU, Bangalore along…

07 Apr

Meet our new faculty member | Sharada R Shindhe

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Before joining NLSIU, I was working as an Assistant Professor at Karnataka State Law University, Hubballi. I graduated from Karnatak University, Dharwad completing B.A.,L.L.B. (Hons.) with…

07 Apr

Faculty Seminar | Rape adjudication in India in the aftermath of Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013: Findings from trial courts of Delhi

The paper was presented by Preeti Pratishruti Dash, Assistant Professor of Law, NLSIU. Abstract: This paper assesses the impact of the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013 (CLA-2013) on rape adjudication, by examining 1635 rape judgments…

06 Apr

Meet our new faculty member | Prerna Dhoop

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your background? I was born and brought up in Kolkata. I did my schooling from Our Lady Queen of the Missions School where I expended…

31 Mar

NLS student awarded first Trilegal Research Fellowship in Law, Technology & Policy.

We congratulate Prakhar Pipraiya, a third year BA LLB student, for receiving the first Trilegal Research Fellowship in Law, Technology and Policy. The six-month fellowship programme offers students a platform to undertake research on identified…

26 Mar

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Call for Papers | National Seminar on ‘Strengthening Agricultural Water Use Law, Policy and Management in India

The Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA), NLSIU, and University of Agricultural Sciences,GKVK, Bengaluru, in collaboration with ICAR-IIWM, Bhubaneswar, is organising an online National Seminar on ‘Strengthening Agricultural Water Use Law, Policy…

24 Mar

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Faculty Seminar | Religious Penal Clauses in Context: Country Studies in Common Law Asia

The session was chaired by Dr Mrinal Satish. Abstract: In this paper, Dr Mrinal traces the history, interpretation and contemporary application of religious penal clauses in India. He argues that the contemporary application of religious penal…

23 Mar

Meet our new faculty member | Dr Anwesha Ghosh

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your background? I grew up in Calcutta and received my undergraduate and postgraduate training at Jadavpur University. As someone who loves historical studies and literature…

20 Mar

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Introduction to Careers in Law | Interactive session for high school students

Have you ever been curious about a career in law? Do you have doubts about your aptitude for the law, or whether you will fit into law school? If you are interested in pursuing legal…

15 Mar

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One Day National Webinar | National Webinar on Misleading Advertisement

The aim of this webinar is to familiarize its participants with the legal implications of misleading advertisements and ways by which the consumer protect themselves from such malpractices. The Consumer Protection Act, 2019, has empowered…

10 Mar

Meet the new researchers at NLSIU

S. Vivek Team Lead, Regulatory Governance Project S. Vivek, NLS ‘LLB 2010, is currently a research fellow at the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru. He was previously a partner at a leading law…

10 Mar

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Faculty Seminar | All that Glitters…Recent Law Reforms and their Impact on Child Marriages

This session was chaired by Dr. Sarasu Esther Thomas, Registrar & Professor of Law, NLSIU. Abstract: This paper looks at the intersection between child marriage and related laws with a special focus on Karnataka which…

05 Mar

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International Roundtable | Achieving global food security through instrumentalities of plant variety and other related disciplines

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India) and Chair on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) & The Centre for Intellectual Property Research and Advocacy (CIPRA), National…

27 Feb

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A Career In Public Policy Webinar Series 2021 | Webinar 7

Institute of Public Policy, NLSIU is conducting its 7th webinar as part of the ‘A Career In Public Policy Webinar Series 2021.’ Faculty members from the Institute of Public Policy and alumni from the Masters…

27 Feb

Part-Time Teaching Associate | Torts 2

As we’ve increased student intake in the first year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) Programme from 80 to 120 students, Torts 2 course faculty may appoint a Teaching Associate to support the delivery of their course this…

13 Feb

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A Career In Public Policy Webinar Series 2021 | Webinar 6

Institute of Public Policy, NLSIU is conducting its sixth webinar as part of the ‘A Career In Public Policy Webinar Series 2021.’ Faculty members from the Institute of Public Policy and alumni from the Masters…

11 Feb

Meet our new faculty member | Dr Atreyee Majumder

We asked her to share more about herself, her academic interests and her recent work. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your interests? I grew up in Kolkata, went to college…

10 Feb

NLS visiting faculty Prashanth Sabeshan on his new book: Investing in India’s Infrastructure and Energy Sectors – Laws and Practice.

We spoke to him to find out more about his book and what readers can learn from it. What is the vision behind this book? What made you choose to write it? As a law…

08 Feb

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Online Training Programme | Environment Legislations, Interpretation, Enforcement, Legal and Statutory Requirements: Case Studies.

The Centre for Environmental Law Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA), National Law School of India University, Bengaluru in collaboration with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is organising an online training programme on ‘Environment Legislations,…

27 Jan

NLSIU launches Regulatory Governance Research Project

The two-year long, India wide program is supported by Omidyar Network India. NLSIU today announced a two-year research project aimed at how Indian regulatory bodies can reimagine their systems and processes for the 21st century….

26 Jan

Launching the Foundations for a Legal Education Certificate Programme

What you need to know to excel at Law School Moving from high school to law school is challenging for most students – and NLSIU’s Foundations for a Legal Education (FLE) can set you on…

22 Jan

Call for Papers | National Law School Journal 2020-21

I. About National Law School Journal (NLSJ) The National Law School Journal (NLSJ) is the flagship journal of NLSIU and it is one of the earliest legal journals to be published in India under the…

20 Jan

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Faculty Seminar | Whither Evidence (Act) based reasoning?: Towards an Effects-based Approach in Indian Competition Jurisprudence

This session was chaired by Rahul Singh, Associate Professor of Law, NLSIU. Abstract: India has a nascent competition enactment. But it has an old evidence law—the Indian Evidence Act—of 1872 vintage. The competition commission has…

17 Jan

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Panel Discussion | Institutional Casteism

Savitri Phule Ambedkar Caravan (SPAC) is organizing a panel discussion on Institutional Casteism on 17th January 2021 About the event: A note from SPAC On 17th January 2016, Rohith Chakravarti Vemula, a Dalit student and…

06 Jan

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Faculty Seminar | In the Shadows of the State: How Rent Shape Our Cities

This session was chaired by Dr. Sushmita Pati, Assistant Professor of Law, NLSIU. Abstract: “My work is centred around how cities are constituted by rent. We know enough of how capital and labour make cities….

29 Dec

NLSIU announces Menon Scholars for 2020-23

NLSIU is delighted to introduce the inaugural recipients of the Dr N R Madhava Menon Scholarship for 2020-2023. The University introduced its first PhD scholarship this year in honour of the University’s Founder-Director Dr N…

24 Dec

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National Webinar | Online Dispute Resolution under Consumer Protection Act, 2019

The Consumer Protection Act, 2019, came into force on 20th & 24th July, 2020 (two different dates for different sets of provisions of the Act) replacing the 33 year old Consumer Protection Act. 1986. The…

24 Dec

Call for Applications | Faculty & Staff Recruitment

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) was established in 1987 and is a premier institution for legal excellence in India. The University has remained the undoubted leader in legal education and research in…

21 Dec

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One Day National Webinar | Consumer Protection Act, 2019: New Changes

The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, NLSIU along with Navrachana University, School of Business and Law, Vadodara is jointly organising a One Day National Webinar on ‘Consumer Protection Act, 2019: New Changes’ on December…

16 Dec

Call for Papers | International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice

I. About International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice (IJCLP) The National Law School of India University (NLSIU) is an institution of legal education focusing on undergraduate and graduate legal and policy education in India….

15 Dec

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Occasional Lecture Series | India’s Foreign Policy in Post-COVID World

The Institute of Public Policy, National Law School of India University is organising an online lecture on India’s Foreign Policy in Post-COVID World as part of the ‘Occasional Lecture Series’ on December 15, 2020. The…

15 Dec

Faculty in the News | NLS Alum and Visiting Faculty cited by the SC

We would like to congratulate NLS visiting faculty Ajar Rab, NLS ‘LLB 2011, whose article has been cited by the Supreme Court of India in the landmark judgment on the arbitrability of disputes in India….

10 Dec

Communications Associate for Regulatory Governance Project | Call for Applications

NLSIU invites applications for the role of Communications Associate in a new 2-year research project on Regulatory Governance. Role Description All roles are full-time based out of the NLSIU campus in Bangalore. Due to COVID…

09 Dec

Article | A mirage sold as a panacea for the unorganised sector

This article published in The Hindu was authored by the MPP Faculty Mohan Mani and Prof Babu Mathew from NLSIU. Extract: “The labour codes will only better India’s ‘ease of doing business’ ranking instead of…

07 Dec

NHRC Debate 2020 | NLS student Surbhi Soni declared runner-up

Fourth year BA LLB (Hons) student Surbhi Soni from NLSIU was declared the first runner-up at the ‘NHRC Debate 2020’ recently organised by the National Human Rights Commission, Delhi. The competition saw participation from students…

04 Dec

Research Fellow Post Vacancy | Distance Education Department

The Distance Education Department, NLSIU is inviting applications for the post of full-time Research Fellow in Bangalore. Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in Law from a recognized university A minimum of 2 two years of work experience…

02 Dec

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Faculty Seminar | Cross-Border Data Access for Law Enforcement: What Are India’s Strategic Options?

The session was chaired by Smriti Parsheera, NLS ‘LLB 2006, a researcher at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi and a Fellow with the CyberBRICS Project hosted by the FGV Law School,…

01 Dec

Alumni Profile | Aju John on ‘Nagrik Learning’

Please share a brief profile of your work after graduating from NLS. I graduated from NLSIU at a time when people were still only noticing the tremendous potential of content delivery through the Internet. I…

30 Nov

Part-Time Teaching Associate | Corporate Law & Corporate Governance

As courses on Corporate Law 1 (BA LLB Honors) and Corporate Governance (LLM) overlap this trimester, the University will appoint a part-time Teaching Associate to support the course faculty this term. Qualifications: Masters Degree in…

30 Nov

Report | Coronavirus and Consumer Rights in India

The following report on COVID and Consumer Law by Prof. (Dr.) Ashok R. Patil, was published by the International Association of Consumer Law (IACL) in November 2020. Dr Ashok Patil is Chair Professor, Consumer Law…

27 Nov

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NLS Alumni Panel Discussion | Careers in International Law and Relations

The National Law School of India University, Bengaluru along with the Council for International Relations and International Law (CIRIL) is organising an Alumni Panel Discussion on Careers in International Law and Relations on November 27,…

27 Nov

Part-Time Teaching Associate | ‘Law, Poverty and Development’ & ‘Human Rights’

As courses on ‘Law, Poverty and Development’ and ‘Human nights’ are overlapping this trimester, the University will appoint a Teaching Associate to support the course faculty this term. Qualifications: Masters Degree in Law from a…

23 Nov

Full time Research Assistant Post Vacancy | DPIIT Chair

Candidates with requisite qualifications may appear for Online interview on 30th November 2020 at 2.00 p.m. for the post of one Full-Time Research Assistant under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT),…

20 Nov

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Panel Series | Governance Frameworks for Non-Personal Data

After a successful first session, NLSIU, Bengaluru along with IISc, Bengaluru and IIT-Bombay is organising the second session of the Web Panel series that seeks to explore various facets of viewing non-personal data as public…

20 Nov

Part-Time Teaching Associates | Apply Now

As we’ve increased student intake in the first year B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) Programme from 80 to 120 students, faculty in the Sociology and Political Science courses may appoint a Teaching Associate to support the delivery of…

20 Nov

Part-Time Teaching Associate | Economics

As we’ve increased student intake in the first year B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) Programme from 80 to 120 students, Economics course faculty may appoint a Teaching Associate to support the delivery of their course this term. Qualifications:…

17 Nov

Welcoming Our New Students

Our New Students: A few students from our new BA LLB (Hons) batch share their hopes, aspirations, and their experiences during the pandemic.

14 Nov

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Children’s Day Webinar | Children, Cyber Safety & National Security

The Advanced Centre on Research, Development and Training in Cyber Laws & Forensics, NLSIU Bengaluru, is conducting a webinar on ‘Children, Cyber Safety & National Security,’ exclusively for children on Children’s Day, November 14, 2020…

14 Nov

E-book on Children & Cyber Safety

This e-booklet seeks to provide a brief-yet-comprehensive guide for the children, parents and teachers on cyber security. The book will explain the potential threats and the statutory remedies available to the people in an easy…

09 Nov

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Webinar | ‘Cyber Crimes – Prevention and Remedies.’

The Advanced Centre on Research, Development and Training in Cyber Law & Forensics [ACRDTCLF], NLSIU is conducting a webinar on ‘Cyber Crimes – Prevention and Remedies’ on Monday, November 9, 2020. The webinar is being…

06 Nov

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Panel Series | Non Personal Data for Public Good

The recent debates around proposed policy frameworks on non-personal data have highlighted both the potential as well as the open concerns on viewing this kind of data as a “public good.” To further unpack these…

31 Oct

‘Chilling competition? Trade associations & the Indian Competition Regime’ | Paper by Rahul Singh & Dhanendra Kumar

This Paper, published on Indian Law Review, explores the competition implications of trade associations in modern India. The paper posits that like competition regimes elsewhere in the world, the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) may…

29 Oct

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Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart | Virtual Panel Discussion

‘Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart’ – Join this virtual panel discussion as part of Cyber Security Awareness Month on Thursday, October 29, at 4.30 pm. NLSIU is partnering with the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai, United…

28 Oct

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Round Table on Intellectual Property as a Security Asset for Credit: Issues and Prospects

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, GOI along with the Chair on IPR and CIPRA, NLSIU is organising a Round Table on ‘Intellectual Property as a Security…

27 Oct

Orientation 2020

Welcome to NLSIU Orientation 2020! The University welcomes the incoming batch of BA LLB (Hons) and LLM Programme students for their Orientation Programme. The Programme begins on Tuesday, October 27 and will continue till Saturday,…

27 Oct

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Webinar on Cyber Security, Cyber Laws & Legal Profession

The Advanced Centre on Research, Development and Training in Cyber Laws & Forensics, National law School of India University, Bengaluru in collaboration with the Karnataka State Bar Council, Bengaluru, is organizing a special webinar on…

25 Oct

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Admission to Research Degree Programmes: 2020-21 | Provisional Selection List for Ph.D (Law) Programme

The Provisional Selection List for admission to the Ph.D (Law) Programme for 2020-21 is as follows: 1. NLS-PG-00009/2020 – Kanchan Yadav 2. NLS-PG-00012/2020 – Abhinav Gupta 3. NLS-PG-00013/2020 – Varsha Mahadeva Aithala 4. NLS-PG-00019/2020 –…

24 Oct

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Webinar on Cyber Threat Intelligence

The special webinar is being organised as part of Cyber Security Awareness Month.

24 Oct

Meet our new faculty member | Shreya Shree

We asked her to share more about herself, her academic interests and her recent work. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your work? I’m from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. After graduating from…

21 Oct

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Talk on Decolonising Law in the Post-Colony: Colonial Laws & Social Change

   

13 Oct

Webinar on Consumer Protection Law

A two-day national webinar on Consumer Protection Law is being held on 13th & 14th October, 2020 at 11.30am.

07 Oct

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Research Positions for Regulatory Governance Project | Call for Applications

To develop a cross-cutting view on regulatory governance, NLSIU is initiating a two-year project on Regulatory Governance supported by Omidyar Network India, to understand how regulators monitor, supervise and penalise regulated entities. Apply by October 23, 2020.

01 Oct

Kannada Gottilla? Soon, you may be able to say Kannada Gottu!

What’s in a language? You will have to learn one to find out. As cities are increasingly becoming more cosmopolitan with an amalgamation of different languages and cultures, command over a local language might seem…

27 Sep

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28th Annual Convocation

Congratulations Class of 2020!
576 degrees and 48 medals awarded during the 28th Annual Convocation of the National Law School of India University held virtually on September 27, 2020.

07 Sep

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Meet our new faculty member | Dr. Mrinal Satish

The University extends a warm welcome to Dr Satish. We asked him to share more about himself, his academic interests and his recent work. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am…

07 Sep

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Meet our new faculty member | Dr Aparna Chandra

The University extends a warm welcome to her. We asked her to share more about herself, her academic interests and her recent work. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am from…

01 Sep

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Introducing the Dr N R Madhava Menon Doctoral Scholarship for PhD students

NLSIU is delighted to introduce its first PhD scholarship in honour of the University’s Founder-Director Dr N R Madhava Menon.

21 Aug

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National Webinar Series on The Consumer Protection Act, 2019

The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice, National Law School of India University, Bangalore is organising a National Webinar Series on the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 Rules and Regulations. THE WEBINAR The Consumer Protection Act,…

14 Aug

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NLSIU Teaching Associate nominated for Consumers International Next Generation Leaders Network

We are happy to share that Akshay Yadav from The Chair on Consumer Law and Practice (CLAP), NLSIU, has been nominated for the Consumers International Next Generation Leaders Network. Consumers International is the renowned membership…

04 Aug

NLSIU Grad Aces Civil Services Exam

Jeydev C S, NLS ‘LLB 2018 was ranked 5th in the UPSC exam results announced this week. He joins a growing list of alumni who have joined the Civil Services and served with distinction. NLSIU…

27 Jul

Meet our new faculty member | Dr Sushmita Pati

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I grew up in Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand. After my schooling, I moved to Delhi for my higher education in 2004. I did my BA in…

25 Jul
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“Clear Verdict” – India Today

Aravind Gowda of India Today spoke with the Vice Chancellor of NLSIU, Prof. (Dr.) Sudhir Krishnaswamy about NLSIU’s innovations in legal education, it’s efforts towards being Covid-ready, and its plans at the post-graduate level.

22 Jul

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Webinar on ‘Effectively using Public Data to strengthen governance – Experience of Factly and the growing fact-checking phenomena.

The MPP Student Council is organising a webinar on ‘Effectively using Public Data to strengthen governance – Experience of Factly and the growing fact-checking phenomena.’ Speaker – Rakesh Dubbudu Rakesh Dubbudu is an experienced RTI campaigner and…

22 Jul

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NLSIU Welcomes MPP Batch 2020-2022

Welcome to the 7th Cohort of the Masters of the Policy Programme! In any other year, we would welcome our new batches into the University with a week-long orientation programme involving the usual campus tour,…

04 Jul

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COVID-19 News: Law School Alumni Fly Home Over 1,800 Migrants And Babies

A citizens’ effort for migrants, called Mission Aahan Vaahan, was started by the alumni of the National Law National Law School of Indian University (NLSIU) in Bengaluru to help distressed migrants get home. Ten chartered…

30 Jun

Acknowledging three decades of dedicated service

Dr R S Kumbar, Librararian (In Charge): Hailing from a small village in Davangere, Mr Kumbar worked as a part-time lecturer in Shivamogga and a librarian at Mangaluru and Ballari colleges before being appointed as…

15 Jun

NLSIU Grad Bags Dhananjay Scholarship For 2020-21

Hailing from a small town in Madhya Pradesh, NLS grad Chitwan Sharma’s interest in litigation began when he witnessed the daily struggles of the society. Bolstered by the thought that he could help address exploitations…

12 Jun

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NLSIU-Bengaluru all set for revamp

Vice Chancellor Sudhir Krishnaswamy says the institute will give a big push to research, outreach and inclusivity, for the upcoming academic year, due to start in July. Published in the New Indian Express

11 Jun

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NIRF ranking: Two Bengaluru institutions retain top positions

Two Bengaluru-based educational institutions have bagged the topmost rankings in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) announced on Thursday. While the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) bagged the top spot in the universities ranking and…

11 Jun

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NIRF Ranking 2020: NLSIU Bangalore Is The Best Law College In India

NLSIU, or the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, has retained the top spot in NIRF Ranking 2020 for law colleges released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) today. The National Law University, Delhi…

11 Jun

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Bengaluru: NLSIU, IISc rank top in survey

National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, has yet again topped the National Ranking Institutional Framework (NIRF) survey of the best law institutions in the country. The university has scored a hat-trick of wins…

11 Jun

NLSIU, Bengaluru secures top spot in NIRF rankings third year in a row.

The National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru has yet again topped the National Ranking Institutional Framework (NIRF) 2020 of the best law institutions in the country. The University has scored a hat trick…

01 Jun

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Vlogging series: How to put AI ethics into practice?

Vlogging series: Felipe Castro Quiles vlogs on AI Policy Exchange ‘How to put AI ethics into practice?’ – If this question interests you, then make sure to check out the ‘Expert Vlogging Series’ by the AI…

18 Apr

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Webinar | Digital Development: Insights into career opportunities in the intersection of technology and public policy

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16 Apr

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‘Curbing fake news in a pandemic’ | Dr. A Nagarathna

This brief article touches on the challenges posed by the unchecked spread of fake news and information on social media in the time of COVID 19, as well as providing insights into the legal measures…

14 Apr

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WEBINAR – Right to Food and Caste in the Context of Current Crisis of COVID 19

Organised by Ford Foundation Chair on PIL in collaboration with Centre for Child and the Law (CCL) National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore and Savitri Phule Ambedkar Caravan, NLSIU Tuesday, April 14th 2020 1800…

13 Feb

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Conference | The ‘Southern Tilt’ in the Urban: Embedded Wisdom and Cultural Specificity as Pathways to Planning

The ‘Southern Tilt’ in the Urban: Embedded Wisdom and Cultural Specificity as Pathways to Planning – A Joint Conference of the Institute of Public Policy and URBAM (EAFIT University, Medellín) funded by Urban Studies Foundation,…

24 Jan

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Law Enforcers Workshop on Implementation of “The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes” – Act 2019

17 Jan

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Cities of Indus Civilization: New Perspectives

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on “Cities of Indus Civilization: New Perspectives” by Nayanjot Lahiri. About the talk: Chaired by historian, archaeologist, and professor of History, Nayanjot Lahiri, this edition…

09 Jan

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‘An idea of a law school’ – Book release and Panel discussion

08 Jan

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Faculty Seminar | Why not nature Rights?

The seminar on ‘Why not nature Rights?’ was presented by Dr. Manjeri Subin, Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc), NLSIU. Law has always been seen as recourse to weed out quite a large number of problems and environmental…

18 Dec

Faculty Seminar | The Hocus Pocus of Corporate Purpose and the Visible Hand of the State – Insights from India’s CSR Experience

The paper was presented by Ms. Akshaya Kamalnath, Lecturer (Corporate Law) , AUT Law School, Auckland. Abstract: Can corporate law solve the most serious global problems we have? Corporations do have a role to play…

13 Dec

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity: Development in International Law

The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on ‘Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity: Development in International Law’ by Victor Madrigal-Borloz. About the talk: Chaired by Professor Victor Madrigal-Borloz, this edition of the…

11 Dec

Faculty Seminar | Competition Regulation in Two-Sided markets: The Indian Experience

The paper was presented by Mr. Akash Krishnan, Teaching Associate (Economics), NLSIU. Abstract: With the expansion of computing and the internet revolution, two-sided markets are fast becoming ubiquitous across all spheres of the 21st-century economy….

08 Dec

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“Unpacking Reservations in India: Theory, Practice, and Beyond”, XIII NLSIR-Samvād: Partners Symposium

About the conference: This year’s edition of the AnnualNLSIR-Samvād: Partners Symposium will focus on exploring the theme of ‘Unpacking Reservations in India: Theory, Practice, and Beyond’. The Symposium seeks to address the critical gaps in…

04 Dec

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Faculty Seminar | An Unclear Empiricism: A Review of the Death Penalty India Report

The Paper on the Death Penalty India Report was presented by Mr. Kunal Ambasta, Assistant Professor, NLSIU. Abstract: The Report opens up many ways and means by which India may engage in a meaningful conversation…

28 Nov

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | The Supreme Court Today: Mostly Final but Rarely Infallible

The NLS Public Lecture Series The NLS Public Lecture Series invites you to a talk on ‘The Supreme Court Today: Mostly Final but Rarely Infallible’ by Suhrith Parthasarathy. In the last few weeks, the Supreme…

21 Nov

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The NLS Public Lecture Series | Sectarian Secularism: Limits of Subaltern Politics

Secularism in India has been a terrain of intense contestation in the last few years and is perhaps an idea in need for further and newer conceptualisations. Critiquing earlier formulations of democracy and secularism, Prof….

14 Nov

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Training Programme on Corporate Conflict Resolution Techniques

The National Law School of India University, Bangalore, in association with the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Government of India is conducting a Two Day Training Programme on ‘Corporate Conflict Resolution Techniques”. Members of the…

07 Nov

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SPIC MACAY

The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Among Youth (SPIC MACAY) and Naya Theatre is staging a Hindi play titled “Jis Lahore Nahin Vekhya, Voh Janmya He Nahin” from Late Shri…

05 Nov

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Round Table on Creating Innovation – Friendly Data Protection Regulations

NLSIU in collaboration with the U.S. Consulate is organising a round table on Creating Innovation-Friendly Data Protection Regulations at NLSIU. Many countries are pursuing data protection regulations—including some modelled after the EU’s General Data Protection…

22 Oct

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‘Legal Eduation in Flux. The NLS Experience: Legal Education & What Comes Next’, a panel discussion with Prof. Sudhir Krishnaswamy and others

EBC has recently published a new book, An idea of a Law school – Ideas from the Law school edited by NR Madhava Menon, Murali Nellakantan, Sumeet Malik) on the NLSIU. The panel discussion will…