The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Central Government, acting on a petition claiming difficulties for students in taking online Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), seeking directions to hold the CLAT-2016 in online as well as offline modes.The notice was issued by the Bench of Justice SK Mittal and Justice HS Sidhu on a petition filed by Hemen Aggarwal, an advocate, who had submitted to conduct offline examination, along with online examination, for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the law universities for 2016-17 academic session scheduled to be held on May 8.He said, “Only the online mode was available for the examination, which put students from rural areas in a disadvantageous position. There was poor infrastructure of computers etc. in rural areas, adding that both online and offline modes should be available for students to ensure a level playing field.”“Students who have passed their Class XII examination … [Read more...] about Punjab & Haryana HC issues notice on a Petition to make CLAT 2016 Offline
Naik Naik and Company, Mumbai will be conducting a three day certificate course on media and entertainment laws from 4th to 6th December, 2015, in collaboration with ILS Law College, Pune.Mr. Ameet Naik, Founder and Managing Partner of Naik Naik and Company and an alumnus of ILS along with Ms. Madhu Gadodia and Mr. Ravi Suryawanshi, Partner-Media and Entertainment division of Naik Naik and Company, would be conducting the course.The certificate course is a specialized one in Media & Entertainment which is aimed to cover an overview of the relevant statutory/ regulatory provisions, judicial precedents and practical aspects of various sectors such as Film, Television, Radio, Information Technology, Celebrity Management, Live Events and Foreign Investment. The course has been crafted in a way to provide a theoretical standpoint on the M&E laws fused with the practical ground realities in the Indian M&E industry and live industry issues. The course is open to all law … [Read more...] about Naik Naik & Co launches a Media and Entertainment Law Certificate Course in collaboration with ILS Law College, Pune
National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam inaugurated its Centre for Disability Studies and Health Laws on 15th May 2017. The Centre was inaugurated by honourable Justice Ajit Singh, Chief Justice, Gauhati High Court.The event was also attended by Guest of Honour, Justice Ujjwal Bhuyan of Gauhati High Court. In his address Justice Bhuyan highlighted India’s international commitments in the field of Disability studies. He also pointed that our constitution, when it was drafted was way ahead of its time and that we need to see our every action from the lens of our Constitutional rights and duties.Prof (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer, Managing Trustee, Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education (IDIA), Dr. Ramani Barman, Managing Director of Indian Institute of Research and Development for Differently Abled (IIRDDA) and Mr. Vinod Seshan (IAS), Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup (Rural) were other guests present at the event. All the guests were welcomed by Prof. (Dr.) … [Read more...] about NLU, Assam launches Centre for Disability Studies and Health Laws; becomes the first NLU to sign a MOU with IDIA
“D arshanatsparshanatpanattaha gangati keertanat punatyapunya purushana shatashotha” The holy sight of Ganga river gives knowledge, splendour, name, fame etc. The gravest of sins like Bramhatya (killing of Brahmin) and Gauhatya ( killing of a cow) get absolved by the mere touch of Ganga holy water, reads the above mentioned shloka. India can be categorised as the only country where river is more than a river, more than water, more than a source of life, more than any role that a river plays in anyone’s life. The holy river Ganga is said to have Lord Shiva’s spirits in its core, is devotionally worshipped by the Indians. There is a famous saying that “all the religions had their growth between Ganga and the Euphrates.” In the holy place haridwar, Ganga after escaping from the giant Himalayas partakes of the ancient rituals, receives the blessings and begins her work in earnest, with a renewed devotion, as she enters the plain, from where … [Read more...] about Is Interlinking of Rivers a Violation of International Environmental Law?
Therapeutic jurisprudence is the “study of the role of the law as a therapeutic agent.” Therapeutic jurisprudence focuses our attention on this previously under-appreciated aspect, humanising the law and giving law a human touch, emotional, psychological side of law and the legal process.Basically, therapeutic jurisprudence is a perspective that regards the law as a social force that produces behaviours and consequences. A consequence which flows out of human’s intervention with law, mostly; are categorised as either therapeutic or anti-therapeutic. It is simply a way of looking at the law in a richer way, and then bringing to the table some of these areas and issues that previously have gone disregarded. Therapeutic jurisprudence incites us to have an out of box thinking and see if they can be factored into our law-making, lawyering, or judging. In practice therapeutic jurisprudence approaches continue to mend the links between our … [Read more...] about Law As A Therapeutic Agent: The Advent Of A New Age Research