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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:

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.

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.

Nuals Kochi has enacted new disciplinary rules for those staying in its hostels, banning them from ridiculing other persons or organisations on social media, banning them from speaking to the press without permission and imposing “seven days of grounding” and a Rs 2,000 fine on anyone who “misbehaves with fellow hostellers” or staff.

JGLS Sonepat students were sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping a fellow student, reported The Tribune and Times of India several days ago.

NUSRL Ranchi placed 26 students out of 40 who participated in the campus recruitment offered to 94 students graduating in 2017, steering entirely clear of Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) jobs this year. One out of the 40 participants found a job independently.

HNLU Raipur has released the 2016-17 placement statistics of its recruitment coordination committee (RCC), after a successful year of hunting jobs via PPOs and interviews made on campus and via video-conferencing.

Nirma University Ahmedabad’s law school has blocked its students’ institutional email addresses allegedly to prevent them from saying unfavourable things about the college, days after students accused Nirma’s administration in leaked group emails of fudging its placement record in the mainstream media, according to the Ahmedabad Mirror.

NLSIU Bangalore has rid itself of an age-old, unwritten, discriminatory rule that restricted female students’ use of the of law school’s football field. This small win for gender equality was also accompanied by the recent provision of subsidised menstrual pads on NLSIU’s campus.

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has fined the Delhi University’s law centres Rs 30 lakh and capped its total number of seats this year to around 1,000 fewer than last year, for defaulting on the payment of affiliation fees and for lacking in infrastructure, reported the Indian Express.

NUJS Kolkata has installed CCTV cameras throughout its campus, though the the law school’s vice chancellor (VC) and registrar could not confirm the exact number or cost of the measure.

NLU Jodhpur is the second recruitment and internship coordination committee (RICC) to disclose its final 2017 recruitments, achieving an 84% strike rate in jobs found for 50 students participating in the RICC (out of a total batch of 83).

NLU Jodhpur’s early 2018 recruitments, as of 27 April 2017, have resulted in guaranteed jobs for 26 students from a variety of law firms, led by Luthra & Luthra with 9 accepted job offers, followed by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas with 6, and Khaitan & Co and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas with 3 accepted jobs each.

Day Zero recruitments of the 2018-graduating batches by the law firms paying the highest starting salaries, have revealed that Day Zero demand has increased, with 9 firms hiring 202 students, mostly from top national law schools, to start working with them in 2018 (in 2016 and 2015, the total number had held steady at 191 and 190 respectively).

GNLU Gandhinagar’s order terminating the appointment of its account officer was unfair, ruled the Gujarat high court last week, ordering GNLU to allow the officer to continue in his post.

Dozens of GNLU Gandhinagar students walked out of a compulsory nearly-five-hour-long “mind power” session by a motivational speaker yesterday, in protest against the usefulness of the content of the session and against the administration substituting classes with it during exam season.

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