The Situation in Karnataka

- By Shourya Sanyal* Factual Scenario On 16thMay, 2018, the Governor of Karnataka responded to a letter written to him by the leader of the largest party in Karnataka staking claim to the Government. The response prompted the Opposition to knock the doors of the Supreme Court at midnight. In this write-up, we will see what … Continue reading The Situation in Karnataka

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“The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war”- the person behind the Triple Talaaq judgment

Arunava Mukherjee is an Advocate-on-Record and he practices civil, criminal, and constitutional law before the Supreme Court of India and the High Court of Delhi. He was counsel for Shayara Bano in the landmark triple-talaq case. He also represents clients before various commercial tribunals and regulatory authorities, including the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal and the Competition … Continue reading “The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war”- the person behind the Triple Talaaq judgment

“The magic really is in hard work and perseverance”: Shreyansh Mardia, Alumnus [2012] NLU Jodhpur on litigation, college life and more.

Please tell us something about yourself. I graduated from National Law University, Jodhpur in 2012. I started working in a litigation firm in New Delhi where I primarily practiced on the original side at the Delhi High Court, Supreme Court, and tribunals. At the end of two years, I decided to shift to Rajasthan and … Continue reading “The magic really is in hard work and perseverance”: Shreyansh Mardia, Alumnus [2012] NLU Jodhpur on litigation, college life and more.

“Jurisprudential Underpinnings of Marital Rape”

Disha Bhatt** Marital rape is not even a correct terminology under the current Indian law because sexual intercourse by a man with his own wife is not rape according to Exception 2 to §375[1] of the Indian Penal Code 1860 (“IPC”). The essay attempts at providing a jurisprudential answer to “why marital rape shall be … Continue reading “Jurisprudential Underpinnings of Marital Rape”

“Procedural Laws and Their Application for Practice in India” by Mr. Chidambara Sastry Sarva

The Centre for Litigation Studies organised a lecture on ‘Procedural laws and their application for practice in India’ on July 24, 2017. The lecture was delivered by our distinguished alumnus, Mr. Chidambara Sastry Sarva.  Mr. Sarva focused on the basics of the civil procedure. He explained the practical application of important orders and sections mostly used … Continue reading “Procedural Laws and Their Application for Practice in India” by Mr. Chidambara Sastry Sarva

“I am a first-generation lawyer who decided to move to Delhi”: Parul Shukla, Alumnus (2010) NLU Jodhpur on her litigation experience

Please tell us something about yourself. I am Parul Shukla. I am an alumnus of NLU Jodhpur from the batch of 2010. I am currently practicing as an Advocate on Record in the Supreme Court of India. I had initially started my practice as a corporate lawyer with a leading law firm and thereafter moved … Continue reading “I am a first-generation lawyer who decided to move to Delhi”: Parul Shukla, Alumnus (2010) NLU Jodhpur on her litigation experience

Mr. Satyam Thareja, Alumnus (2012) NLU Jodhpur shares his litigation experience

Please tell us something about yourself I graduated from National Law University, Jodhpur in 2012. I worked as a Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant in the Supreme Court for about a year in the office of the Former Chief Justice of India, Mr. RM Lodha and, thereafter, as a chamber junior in the Chambers of Mr. Sidharth … Continue reading Mr. Satyam Thareja, Alumnus (2012) NLU Jodhpur shares his litigation experience

Parole: Balancing Social Integration With Social Security

-By Harshita Jaiman[1] Parole is the conditional release of a person convicted of a crime, prior to the expiration of his term of imprisonment, subject to both the supervision of the correctional authorities during the remainder of the term and a resumption of the imprisonment upon violation of the conditions imposed[2]. It is a rehabilitation … Continue reading Parole: Balancing Social Integration With Social Security

Mr. Jasmeet Singh, Alumnus (2008) NLU Jodhpur shares his litigation experience

Please tell us something about yourself. I am from a small town Beawar, which is situated in Rajasthan. I wanted to do IIT and pursued coaching in my last two years of school, but I could not clear the exam. I also gave the law entrance test and got selected in NLU Jodhpur. What were … Continue reading Mr. Jasmeet Singh, Alumnus (2008) NLU Jodhpur shares his litigation experience

Should India continue to impose Death Penalty?

-By Shourya Sanyal[1] The Eighth Amendment of the United States Constitution prohibits the imposition of “cruel and unusual” punishments. In 1978, the United States Supreme Court was asked to determine whether capital punishment stood in violation of Eighth Amendment. The court, in Furman v. Georgia[2], decided in the affirmative. Justice Stewart in his concurring opinion … Continue reading Should India continue to impose Death Penalty?