The Law League India Blog

The Law League India Blog invites submissions from students, legal professionals and practitioners on a rolling basis on topics of contemporary relevance. Submissions can be in the form of articles, opinions, case comments and short notes on the aforementioned topics.We welcome original thought pieces and editorials. We request that blog posts generally range from 750-1500 words. Longer, more formal feature-length academic articles should be submitted to the journal. The guidelines for the blog can be found here

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- Khushi Kundu, Amity University, Kolkata

- 30th May, 2020

Why Should NLUs Have All the Fun?

Rank issues? Selection Miseries? Lack of Resources/opportunities? Level of Competitiveness? Guaranteed Placement?

Almost all law students in India have delved into the debate regarding the quality of education, competition, internships and most importantly, the overall intrinsic experience and opportunities that is provided at national law universities (NLUs)as compared to private or traditional law universities (non-NLUs).

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- Raunak Chaturvedi, Amity University, Kolkata

- 29th May, 2020

With technological and informational revolutions, advocacy has definitely metamorphosed in its functioning. Gone are the days when the advocates had to go through each and every concerned A.I.R. manual, in order to locate the most relevant case law so as to convince the Judge to rule in their favour. But, contemporarily, we see that advocates have the concerned information just at the distance of a few clicks, thanks to the digitalisation of the records and also, due to the advent of internet and the search engines, especially Google. But, did advocacy become easier? Was the older way of getting the things done more self-developing? We will look at all these aspects in details.

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‘Emerging technology’ is a term that is relative to time and is constantly prone to change. Currently, it consists of developments in artificial intelligence, robotics, zero emission cars, etc. Law and policy are mechanisms of regulating emerging technologies. They provide a structure within which technology should be used; and lay down the repercussions of deviating from the provided structures...

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Jet Airways: Stakeholder's Dilemma

|April 24, 2019

From aircraft engineers writing to the DGCA about ‘Flight Safety Risk’ to the lack of funds
leading to employees to go on a strike and culminating in the suspension of flights, Jet
Airways has been in the midst of raging problems.

In mid-March,

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Negotiation

Meaning and Importance of Negotiation

|April 12, 2019

The word Negotiation is derived from two Latin terms, “negare otium”, which if literally translated means, “to deny leisure”. In French and Spanish, deny leisure means “business”.

The Business Dictionary[1] defines negotiation as...

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End of the Road for Treaty Shopping

|April 9, 2019

Last thirty odd years saw India opening up its shores for foreign investment in a big way and to incentivize such investment, a lot of Double Taxable Avoidance Agreements (DTAAs) were executed.

India saw humongous...

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SEBI Seeks a Proactive Role in Fraud Detection

| April 4, 2019

Bhumesh Verma (International Corporate Lawyer| Author| Guest Faculty| New Delhi| India) While there seems to be no end to financial frauds in India – one after the other keeps coming to light – Indian corporate and particularly banking system continues to reel under the financial turmoil.

The most worrying...

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