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10 May 2010
Law schools

hitchhikers_guide_to_galaxy-dont-panicNLU Delhi student Apoorva Sharma has won the 2010 NUJS Kolkata fiction writing competition with a prequel to the classic Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series, adding his own legal twist that Douglas Adams would have no doubt approved of.

06 May 2010
Law schools

BooksNational Law Institute University (NLIU) Bhopal students have launched the first issue of their law journal called NLIU Law Review with the objective of increasing the academic standards and enhancing skillsets of students.

03 May 2010
Law schools

Law-Minister-Veerappa-Moily_thumbThe Bar Council of India (BCI) and law ministry have now decided to forge ahead with a bar exam for all 2010 graduates and anyone applying with the BCI to practice as a lawyer.

22 April 2010
Law schools

examination-hall_by_comedy-noseThe Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2010 will see a total of 17,300 aspirants taking the exam, which is an increase of 15 per cent as against last year.

21 April 2010
Law schools

Veerappa MoilyThe Union Government has announced a 'National Consultation' to radically overhaul Indian legal education, which will include the introduction of a common admission test for all Indian law schools, three new super-specialised LLBs focusing on transactional, litigation or public law as well as shortening LLM courses to one year.

15 April 2010
Law schools

NUJS_Kolkata_thThe NUJS Kolkata recruitment committee has almost doubled finalists' job offers this year with a new policy, having placed 84 per cent of students and enticing a Bollywood studio to recruit from campus.

07 April 2010
Law schools

journals_by_jerineM S Ramaiah College of Law, University of Bangalore students have started the law school's first academic journal yesterday (6 April).

31 March 2010
Law schools

Diversity-Sikkim-classNUJS Kolkata professor Shamnad Basheer has begun a pilot project to increase access to the legal profession to those from poorer backgrounds, seeking to grow it into a mass movement with funding and involvement from lawyers and students across India.

26 March 2010
Law schools

GLC-MumbaiGovernment Law College (GLC) Mumbai is hunting for a new principal to revitalise and energise the law school. In unrelated news GLC Mumbai has also called for an investigation into an alleged Rs 22 lakh embezzlement of student funds.

17 March 2010
Law schools

Jindal-police-academyJindal Global Law School (JGLS) and Cambridge University have jointly been chosen by the Government of India to provide mid-career training to Indian Police Service (IPS) officers.

04 March 2010
Law schools

coffee-drowning_by_HryckAn NUJS Kolkata student has launched a non-profit social network for CLAT takers to encourage more diversity at law schools and economically less well-off students to succeed in the exam.

12 February 2010
Law schools

library-corridor-by_eflonThe Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is by most accounts a tortuous affair. Legally India has chronicled the journeys of a few CLAT takers to success or other opportunities. Share your memories here, even if you would rather forget.

12 February 2010
Law schools

exam-study_by_umjanedoanWith the most important exam in the lives of young lawyers-to-be around the corner, Legally India has compiled advice from those who know how to get you there. Please send this to your younger friends and relatives and add your advice and thoughts to help them on their way to Common Law Admissions Test (CLAT) success.

09 February 2010
Law schools

Jindal-Global-Law-School_Professor_Raj_KumarJindal Global Law School (JGLS) has launched its LLM programme a year ahead of schedule, hoping to attract professionals who want to gain the qualification in two years while working.

28 January 2010
Law schools

NLSIU-Bangalore-Library2NLSIU Bangalore's student recruitment committee has placed 96 per cent of its students after a law firm recruitment flurry took 28 students last week and eight students joined UK firms for training contracts.

04 December 2009
Law schools

NLS-debateTwo Nalsar Hyderabad debating teams suffered a tight double defeat at the hands of the double-winners Faculty of Law Colombo at the 8th National Law School Parliamentary Debate held at NLSIU Bangalore.