Journal of Legal Studies and Research [JLSR] is delighted to announce a call for papers for its Volume 4 Issue 1, which will focus on contemporary issues of law in the field of Contemporary Law (National & International). Continue reading
By Nitesh Jindal, Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.
Possessing knowledge about something and practically experiencing the same are two entirely distinct things and both demand expertise in their individual capacity. Institutions, organizations, academics, etc. are some sources for gaining theoretical and practical knowledge. When it comes to law, stark realities of the hinterlands are entirely different from what is presented to us, through the written word. For example, we study in law that the ignorance of it is no excuse; the reality is that a major part of our population, especially the ones living in the aforementioned hinderlands are hardly aware about the rights and duties bestowed on them by law or about the responsibility of the State towards them. Continue reading
About the NGO:
Synergy organization started it’s work in a group since 2004 in Indore Madhya Pradesh and was registered on May 15, 2006. The early members who were mainly youngsters started working among the slums of Indore city. Later on it was felt by the youth to form such group, which can perform better in the fields of social services giving special focus to awareness in the slum area like-AIDS, HYGINE, IMMUNIZATION AND EDUCATION. Thus the name SYNERGY was carved out of the experience from the works through participatory action and energetic. Continue reading
By Anthony Matthews, International Mediator, Colorado.
Around the world, disputing parties and their lawyers are realizing the value of dispute resolution achieved by dialogue and negotiation between the parties, rather than third-party adjudication by a judge or arbitrator. Mediation is a process in which such negotiations are aided by a trained, neutral facilitator. There is lately an increased interest in mediation around the globe. Continue reading
By Manvi Gupta, Faculty of Law, University of Allahabad.
The FAME India Scheme [Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles], launched in 2015, under the National Electric Mobility Mission (NEMM), aims at promoting eco-friendly vehicles in the country. It is being directed by the Heavy Industries Ministry. Continue reading
By Shashank Painuly, Symbiosis Law School, Pune.
The ambition to enter the legal profession is usually drawn from inspiration. From Mahatma Gandhi to Barack Obama, the list of luminaries who have used this profession as a stepping stone to greatness runs long and wide. Continue reading
By Dharmendra Lambha, School of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun.
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 was introduced by the government of India for the protection and welfare of the transgenders in our country. It was introduced in the Parliament in August 2016 by the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment after two years of the landmark NALSA judgement, which recognised transgender as the third gender, affirmed their fundamental rights and directed the government to work on a Bill for the protection of their rights. But The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 suffers from various shortcomings that reduce its capacity to serve as a tool of empowerment for transgender persons. Continue reading
The Editorial Board of the Indian Student Law Review [ISLR]; ISSN 2249-439, is pleased to invite original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the 2017-2018 issue of the journal in the form of Articles, Notes and Book Reviews. The manuscripts must pertain to the field of Human Rights law and its relation with other areas of law.The deadline for all submissions is 26th February, 2018. Continue reading
ABOUT THE COMPETITION
With an objective to enhance the writing talents of young budding professionals, Legge Rhythms Media and Publications in association with Swarna Bharatha News come up with the 3rd National Essay Writing Competition 2017. Continue reading
By Sunidhi Singh, Army Institute of Law, Mohali.
“Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.”
–Christian Lous Lange
Computers were invented to help human beings perform tough and time consuming tasks accurately, within seconds and the internet was developed as a research and information sharing tool. However, our present situation is a total reverse. Today’s techno-savvy world, though sophisticated, is also a hub of several misdeeds. `Cybercrime’ is growing dangerously in a technical age where computers are used as a weapon to commit real world crimes. Continue reading