NLU Mumbai launched its website, shifted to a new temporary campus and closed registration for its June 2015 entrance exam.

The Delhi University’s law schools will again undergo inspection by the Bar Council of India (BCI), which will decide if it can approve the use of a single new campus building by the three law centres. DU has also set up a committee to look into its law centres’ shortcomings and report back in three weeks.

Himachal Pradesh will build a National Law University (NLU) in Ghanahatti near Shimla for Rs 400 crore, according to Himachal Pradesh high court chief justice Mansoor Ahmed Mir, reported the PTI.

He said that an ordinance would be passed soon, followed by a bill in the state assembly, which would create the first national law school in the state offering three- and five-year law degree courses, governed by the high court.

cwmlyh33The Bar Council of India (BCI) affiliated 92 new law colleges in nine months last year, according to the law ministry’s 2014-2015 annual report.

Nalsar Hyderabad has placed 39 out of 81 students with confirmed jobs after its Day Zero of recruitment on 11 and 12 April.

NUJSNUJS Kolkata has set a new Day Zero record, with 40 students having accepted jobs after kicking off its 2016-batch campus recruitments on 17 and 18 April.

HNLU Raipur vice chancellor (VC) Prof Sukh Pal Singh’s term as VC was renewed until 2020.

GNLU Gandhinagar has already placed a total of 24 students on its Day Zero held yesterday, out of a batch of 155, of whom 115 took part in the recruitment process.

NLIU Bhopal’s 2016 batch’s first day of recruitment, held on Friday 3 April, bagged at least 23 accepted job offers from five recruiters.

NLSIU Bangalore’s 2016 batch successfully closed its first round of campus recruitments yesterday (2 April), one day after NLU Delhi, managing to secure 33 jobs already for 48 students taking part in campus recruitment activities.

NLU DelhiNLU Delhi’s 2016 graduating batch has bagged 20 jobs from nearly all of India’s top firms after holding one of the first recruitment interview days out of all national law schools.

Abhish Mathew: Sexist pig or hand sanitiser?The NLU Delhi students who protested a stand-up comedy act by Abhish Mathew on campus, which attracted considerable media attention and controversy, have written an open letter signed by 15 students and supporters defending their right to protest, even if it disrupted the performer.

Scroll reported:

A comedy performance by Abish Mathew at the National Law University in Delhi on Sunday took a funny turn. Fifteen minutes into the act, a group of female protesters showed him the finger and walked out of the audience. Soon after, they returned with more people and a placard reading, ‘Get Out Sexist Pig’, ostensibly to protest against the sexist jokes that Mathew had cracked

An article in the unofficial NLU Delhi blog Glasnost criticised the use of the placard and protest as impinging on Mathew’s freedom of expression though the protesters were also exercising their freedom of expression.

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