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Law schools  7 hours ago

JGLS places 92 LLB Hons grads with firms, cos, advocates, research • CAM most enthusiastic

JGLS Sonepat has placed 92 out of 235 students graduating in its 5 year LLB class of 2017, revealed a break-down of figures for the course requested by Legally India.

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Law schools  12 hours ago

NLS alums association ‘alarmed’ over state reservation: Seeks to mobilise ‘ground swell of opposition’ in 'unequivocal' opposition

The NLSIU Bangalore Alumni Association has made a statement unequivocally condemning the move by the state government to impose a 50% local domicile reservation on NLSIU Bangalore.

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Law schools  5 days ago

NLSIU students submit report card grading their profs: Majority of ad-hocs below par reviews, one outstanding

At NLSIU Bangalore, only 6 out of 15 ad-hoc professors scored more than 60% in a student evaluation commissioned by the NLSIU Student Bar Association (SBA).

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No Interim Relief in Petition Seeking Stay on Mandatory Aadhaar – For Now
by CCG NLU Delhi

The fresh petition challenging the constitutionality of the Aadhaar Act (Shantha Sinha v. Union of India) came up for hearing before the Supreme Court today. While this... Read more

Law schools  22 June 2017

NLSIU student association: Will ‘pursue all possible options’ to oppose 50% state reservation

The NLSIU Bangalore student bar association (SBA) has released a strong statement vowing to resist the Karnataka state's new law introducing a 50% reservation for students from Karnataka.

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Mooting  21 June 2017

The MPL final four: GNLU consolidates post ICC world rounds, NLSIU makes comeback, NUJS nails NLSTIAM after 7 years

After a teensy dry spell [many apologies, my fault! -Kian], the Mooting Premier League (MPL) 7 is back with some exciting news in the penultimate update before we confirm the results of the ELSA WTO World Rounds and the International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot (IMLAM): the winners and points hauled at the 10th NLSTIAM 2017 moot and the international rounds of the ICC Hague Moot 2017.

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Law schools  20 June 2017

3 reasons why SC could strike down Karnataka assembly passing 50% localite reservation for NLSIU [UPDATE-1]

Karnataka’s assembly has passed a bill, which is yet to be given the nod by the legislative council, which would reserve 50% of NLSIU Bangalore's 80 undergraduate seats (and its 50 LLM seats and 50 masters of public policy seats) for students with a strong connection to Karnataka, reported The Economic Times:

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Law schools  19 June 2017

After no hires for 3 years, NUJS too moves to restock 10 faculty (incl ex-Shamnad IPR chair)

Much like NLSIU Bangalore several months ago, NUJS Kolkata too has finally advertised to fill its vacant professorial positions, including the intellectual property (IPR) chair professor post that has been empty for more than three years after its former IPR chair Prof Shamnad Basheer had resigned.

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Graduates & Bar Exam  12 June 2017

Major surprise: After earlier delays, All India Bar Exam finally out now, 3 days early!

The results for the 10th All India Bar Exam (AIBE) are now out, according to a notification on the official website.Read More

Law schools  10 June 2017

NUJS 2017 wins 100% final jobs for 78 members: Big 7 firms hire 53, led by Khaitan • 3 foreign firm jobs

NUJS Kolkata’s 2017 batch’s campus recruitment committee (CRC) has assisted in placing all 78 of its members in law firm or corporate jobs, out of a batch of a total batch 128.Read More

Graduates & Bar Exam  09 June 2017

Revealed: Which NLU is most preferred for LLMs? • + Clickbait bonus: One answer may surprise you...

Did you know (or suspect) postgraduate law students hoping to study at an Indian national law university (NLU) nearly all prefer going to NLSIU Bangalore? Probably. But did you know NLIU Bhopal is by some readings more popular than NUJS Kolkata? And that a lot of high-ranking post-grads are going to Lucknow.Read More

Graduates & Bar Exam  08 June 2017

Bar exam results delayed by yet another week, informs stealthy ninja-update to AIBE website

The results for the 10th All India Bar Exam (AIBE), which the Bar Council of India (BCI) had announced to be out by today (8 June) as we reported last week, have been delayed by another week at least. Read More

Obituaries  06 June 2017

Tributes to Kirtee Kapoor: A wonderful man & pathbreaking India head of elite US firm Davis Polk [UPDATE-2]

Kirtee Kapoor, the head of Davis Polk’s India group and one of the first of a new generation of Indian-trained lawyers to make partner at top international firms, has passed away after having been hit by a train earlier yesterday morning in California.Read More

Pre-law student  07 June 2017

CLAT helpline adds to confusion as merit list fitness still questionable

The merit list of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 is not in the clear yet, one day after it was taken down for errors, as the CLAT 2017 helpline has not managed to clear up the confusion yet. Read More

Pre-law student  07 June 2017

2017 CLAT preferences analysed: MNLU Mumbai drops 3, top 6 stable, NUJS bags 4th ranker

MNLU Mumbai, which had rocketed up the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) preference rankings in its inaugural year in 2016, has dropped three ranks in the preferences of CLAT takers, while the top six have remained unchanged.Read More

Pre-law student  06 June 2017

CLAT withdraws allotment list due to errors, extends deadlines by 2 days [UPDATE-2: +1 more day • Now deleted]

order: 1The first indicative allotment list published by the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) yesterday evening contained errors and will be revised by tonight (11pm on 6 June), according to a notification on the CLAT website today.Read More

Pre-law student  07 June 2017

Patna HC registry accepts PIL against CLAT

Divyanshu Shekhar, represented by Praveen Kumar Agrawal, has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Patna high court against _Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)_ 2017 convenor CNLU Patna, seeking a stay on the counselling process that allots national law school seats to candidates.Read More

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