The Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU) at Visakhapatnam is all set to move into its new campus in Sabbavaram at the end of this month. The development was confirmed by Vice-Chancellor (In Charge) Prof V Kesava Rao, who was appointed in June last year. Speaking to Bar & Bench, he said, “We will be starting classes on the new campus from January 30, when the students come back from their internship vacation.” Among the facilities on the new campus will be separate hostels for boys and girls, an academic block with eleven classrooms, a 7,500 sq. ft. library and a […]

The NALSAR Student Law Review is now accepting submissions for its upcoming Volume XII. NSLR is an annual, student-edited, peer-reviewed law review that is the flagship publication of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, India. Submissions may be in the form of Articles (5,000-8,000 words), Notes (3,000-5,000 words), Case Comments, Legislative Comments or Book Reviews (1,500-2,500 words). The word count is inclusive of footnotes. Submissions are to be emailed [email protected] the subject heading ‘Volume XII – NSLR Submission’. The email should indicate which category the paper is intended for. All submissions must reach by May 14, 2017. More details in the brochure below.

The Gujarat National Law University’s (GNLU) Centre for Corporate and Competition Law is inviting papers for the Special Issue on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016: Issues and Challenges. The themes for the journal include: Corporate insolvency and liquidity Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and the Ease of Doing Business Compliance of Insolvency and Bank-ruptcy Code with UNCITRAL model law in Cross Border Insolvency Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and the Companies Act, 2013 Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and the SARFAESI Act, 2002 The abstract must be submitted by February 5, [email protected] the final paper must be submitted by March 20, 2017. More details […]

One of Kerala’s oldest legal education institutes, the Kerala Law Academy (KLA) Law College, is in the eye of a storm. For the last five days, students have been protesting the state of affairs at the institution, demanding the resignation of Principal Dr. Lekshmi Nair. The events were set in motion by the recent suicide of a student from a nearby engineering college, allegedly due to harassment from the management. This incident has encouraged the students of the Kerala Law Academy’s law college to speak out against the injustices they claim to face at the hands of the administration. Among a slew […]

After aiming to bring about changes in the legal profession last year, the Bar Council of India (BCI) is now looking to amend its Rules of Legal Education, 2008, as first reported by LiveLaw. In a circular dated January 2, the BCI invited comments on its proposed changes to the Rules from the heads of all universities imparting legal education. Through this amendment, the BCI seeks to change things with respect to the faculty composition in law colleges, and determine the equivalence of law degrees obtained from foreign universities with those obtained in India. But perhaps the most significant change […]

The Model Governance Foundation is currently accepting original research papers and case studies for presentation at Samvaad 2017. The word limit, excluding footnotes, endnotes, references, and bibliography can range between 2,500-7,500 words. A soft copy of the research paper must be uploaded at by March 31, 2017. For any other queries, please write [email protected] More details in the brochure below.

Even as the Supreme Court’s judgment in Compassion Unlimited Plus Action v. Union Of India And Ors is awaited, sixty students from the Tamil Nadu National Law School (TNNLS), Tiruchirappalli, have expressed their support for Jallikattu. In a release, the students describe the practice as an Indian tradition that is being followed for more than five thousand years. They also say that it has scientific value. “It is one of the best methods not only to sustain our breeds but also to select the genetically superior variety of bull for mating… …Given the dwindling bull population, an outright ban on Jallikattu […]

The NLIU Law Review is a peer-reviewed law journal published bi-annually by the students of National Law Institute University, Bhopal. The NLIU Law Review seeks to publish original and scholarly writings on any area of law. The submissions must be relevant, up to date and of interest to the academic community. All submissions must be made [email protected] January 29, 2017.For any further queries write [email protected] Details in the brochure below.

It is admission season and law schools around the country have begun inviting applications for their respective entrance exams. While the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) may be the most obvious choice, potential candidates also generally apply for admission to other law schools, in order to avoid the risk of putting all of one’s eggs in a single basket. However, many a time, the cost of application fees can lead to a reduction of options. In 2015, we ran a piece in an attempt to gauge the average cost of a five-year legal education at a national law university. Back then, we […]

Alexis Foundation is looking to engage students and young professionals interested in taking up pro bono editorial leadership positions in their Editorial Board. The editorial board will publish a book (with ISBN) and journal (with ISSN) containing original research papers and case studies on the following broad themes: economics, international affairs, law, management, psychology, public policy, strategy, and technology. To apply, send your CV/Resume and Photograph [email protected] January 15, 2017. More details in the brochure below.