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?

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Enforceability of Foreign Judgments in India

-By Ankita Yadav [1]   With the advent of globalization and inter-connectivity in the world, there has been a rise in trans-national transactions between individuals and corporations belonging to different countries. An increase in the number of such transactions leads us to a significant question pertaining to the enforcement and execution of a judgment passed … Continue reading Enforceability of Foreign Judgments in India

Anti-Profiteering: A tool to ensure GST’s success as a reform or an interference in free economy

  -By Pranjul Chopra[1] Introduction The conundrums of the previous indirect tax regime led to idea of ‘Goods and Services Tax’ [‘GST’] in the year 1999. From its proposed rollout in 2010, it took the Government of India another 7 years to implement it. Finally, GST came into effect on July 1, 2017. The Anti-profiteering … Continue reading Anti-Profiteering: A tool to ensure GST’s success as a reform or an interference in free economy

Finance Act 2017: New Political Funding Rules Make The System Opaque or Transparent?

- By Ramula K[1] “Democracy requires accountability and accountability requires transparency’’ - Barack Obama Introduction: India’s political funding system has been criticized for virtually being non-transparent. Mr. Arun Jaitley in his opening remark at the budget session said that, “Even 70 years after independence the country has not evolved to bring a transparent method of funding … Continue reading Finance Act 2017: New Political Funding Rules Make The System Opaque or Transparent?

From being a batch topper to a Tax Attorney: Mr. Tarun Jain, alumnus (2007) NLU Jodhpur on tax practice

Please tell us something about yourself. My name is Tarun Jain and I graduated from National Law University Jodhpur in 2007. I got my Masters degree in Taxation laws from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Since then I am working as an Advocate exclusively undertaking tax litigation. What were the reasons for choosing law as … Continue reading From being a batch topper to a Tax Attorney: Mr. Tarun Jain, alumnus (2007) NLU Jodhpur on tax practice

From choosing litigation as a career option to recently forming a law firm: Yuvraj Samant, NLU Jodhpur (Batch of 2015) on being the first one to litigate in his family

  Please tell us something about yourself. I am Yuvraj Samant, a proud alumnus of NLU Jodhpur. I am a lawyer and the founding partner at LAWCARE LEGAL. The firm is based out of Jaipur and has offices in Delhi and Mumbai. Being an Accredited Mediator and a Cross Cultural Civil & Commercial Negotiator, I … Continue reading From choosing litigation as a career option to recently forming a law firm: Yuvraj Samant, NLU Jodhpur (Batch of 2015) on being the first one to litigate in his family

Avi Tandon, an alumnus of NLU Jodhpur, on pursuing his Masters from Oxford & practicing before the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court

Please tell us something about yourself. I am a graduate of National Law University, Jodhpur – Class of 2012 and I did my Masters (B.C.L.) from University of Oxford in the year 2013. Currently, I am a practising Advocate in Delhi and regularly appear before the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court. What were … Continue reading Avi Tandon, an alumnus of NLU Jodhpur, on pursuing his Masters from Oxford & practicing before the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court

A Mooter Then and an Advocate Now: Chidambara Sastry Sarva, an alumnus of NLU Jodhpur, on his litigation experience

Please tell us something about yourself. I am an Advocate. I graduated in 2013 from NLU Jodhpur and have been litigating ever since. "Law is a profession where your opinion or perspective is your investment and I wanted to use it for myself." What were the reasons behind choosing law as a career? It was … Continue reading A Mooter Then and an Advocate Now: Chidambara Sastry Sarva, an alumnus of NLU Jodhpur, on his litigation experience