agnmuvtaNLU Assam students demanded more than Rs 60 lakhs from the law school, in refund of fees for various facilities which they claimed the administration had failed to provide to them. After their request was ignored since September 2014, the students on Friday (13 May) launched an indefinite boycott of classes.

Gandhinagar student has won against the university administration in the Gujarat high court over what the high court termed its “wholly baseless, arbitrary, malafide, unreasonable, illegal” decision to physically frisk and persecute a student after an exam, after wrongly suspecting the student was “hiding something”, and then cancelling that student’s exam result.

Say what you will about Severus Snape, but he definitely wasn't a good teacherAfter overwhelming and very enlightening thoughts from all of you last month, we have taken all those and some of our independent research into account to put together a semi-definitive list of 14 questions on how to measure faculty quality.

BCI & its contractors : Delaying AIBE results succesfully since 2009The All India Bar Exam (AIBE) IX’s results are tentatively expected to be released next week, running one month behind schedule.

In a petition in which the Madras high court directed the Bar Council of India (BCI) not to enrol lawyers who were in the civil service, and to conduct more stringent pre-enrolment checks of law graduates older than 40, to ensure they went to a proper law college rather than having obtained a mail order degree.

ya5ibntqNLSIU Bangalore student-run magazine Quirk published a blog yesterday, which states that the law school’s student body often “degelimitises and demoralises” the section of its students which have gained admission to NLS through caste-based reservations.

Teaching how to get away with murder, optionalDue to repeated requests, Legally India is conducting research on the quality of Indian law schools’ faculty.

Graphic via MintBoth sides of the now divided Amarchand Mangaldas family empire have considerably increased their recruitments for 2017 from top law schools, many top firms have filled up their quota from recruits from top law schools already.

jqgmyc2mThe Bar Council of India (BCI) noticed the “gradually detracting” (sic) “standard of dresses by the students of law all over the country” and recommended all law colleges to devise their own dress codes “befitting the profession”, but “it would be preferable” if a dress codes of white shirt with white, black or grey trousers was followed.

NLSIU Bangalore professor Dr V Nagaraj, the teacher who was accused by third-year students of criticising a female student for wearing shorts to a lecture and making inappropriate comments, said that contrary to two press reports citing anonymous students and an NLSIU student source quoted anonymously by Legally India yesterday, he had not apologised to the students.

A press release by NLSIU Bangalore vice chancellor Venkata Rao sent to media today, stated that the “concerned professor and the students have amicably resolved the matter between them”.

NLU Delhi has placed 21 students graduating in 2017 after its Day Zero

NUJS Kolkata placed at least 40 fourth year students in seven big Indian law firms, confirmed the recruiting firms after the NUJS recruitment coordination committee (RCC) declined to disclose its statistics citing “university policy”.

3e0dmhogNUSRL Ranchi students boycotted an exam today to protest the alleged lack of a competent teaching faculty to teach the psychology paper at the law school. The students allege that the faculty member appointed for the psychology paper is incompetent.

NLSIU Bangalore’s 2017-graduating batch placed 33 out of 53 participating recruitment coordination committee (RCC) members, out of a total batch of 81, on 2 April.

Shorts: Too sexy for NLS?NLSIU Bangalore professor V Nagaraj allegedly shamed a student on Monday for wearing shorts to his lecture, and allegedly cast aspersions on the student’s character when she objected to the statements of the professor over her attire.

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