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30 September 2019
Law schools

At NLSIU Bangalore’s first convocation under its freshly-baked vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy on Sunday also in attendance, alongside dignitaries galore, was Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman and senior counsel Manan Kumar Mishra, giving a rousing 10-minute speech.

27 September 2019
Law schools

HPNLU Shimla students returned to classes today after 10 days of protests and yesterday’s appearance of the university chancellor, who took note of their concerns and assured them things would improve.

25 September 2019
Law schools

NLSIU Bangalore finally has a vice chancellor (VC) again in alumnus Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy, more than four months after his predecessor Prof Venkata Rao’s retirement and after the appointment process had faced repeated delays.

23 September 2019
Law schools

NLSIU Bangalore’s students have called off their three-day-old strike about the delay in appointment of their new vice-chancellor (VC), after alumni are understood to have received an assurance that the relevant Supreme CLourt judges are expecting the process to conclude shortly.

20 September 2019
Law schools

Update 20:06: VC Prof Nishtha Jaswal has released a press statement, responding to some of the student demands, and reiterating some of the below points she had made during our interview yesterday.

18 September 2019
Law schools

Update 19 September 2019 01:59: HPNLU Shimla’s administration has effectively kicked all students out of campus after students did not stop protests as the administration had requested.

14 September 2019
Law schools

JGLS Sonepat has hired 75 new faculty for this academic year growing its total full-time faculty strength to 230 from 163, as at the same time last year, growing the proportion of LLB graduates from all national law schools in its faculty to 30%.

14 September 2019
Law schools

The NLSIU Alumni Association has sent a letter to the Chief Justice of India (CJI) to request the prompt appointment of Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy as next vice chancellor of NLSIU Bangalore.

13 September 2019
Law schools

NLSIU Bangalore’s Student Bar Association (SBA) has taken the offensive over the (possibly) inexplicable delays in the appointment of Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy as its new vice chancellor (VC), with students wearing black bands today.

11 September 2019
Law schools

Bennett University’s law school founding dean and former Nalsar Hyderabad and NLSIU Bangalore professor Prof VC Vivekanandan has been appointed as the new vice chancellor (VC) of HNLU Raipur.

06 September 2019
Law schools

JGLS Sonepat has hired Prof Upendra Baxi, Prof BS Chimni, Prof Mahendra Pal Singh, and Prof BB Pande as professors who will teach and conduct research at the law school full-time.

03 September 2019
Law schools

There were several triggers, but I highlight two of the most important ones. As I began teaching at NUJS in 2008, I looked around my class and noted that most of my students had accessed some of the best schools in India, spoke good English and lived privileged urban lives.