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29 August 2019
Law schools

According to a CNN News 18 sting operation just aired, undergraduate law degrees (amongst other subject) are available for sale by agents for the princely sum of Rs 2.1 lakh (even less than the recently revised Rs 2.3 lakh fee NLSIU Bangalore students have to pay for a single year of study).

28 August 2019
Law schools

In a bid to fix NLSIU Bangalore’s ageing network infrastructure, which had broken down for around two weeks in part of the campus, the administration - still under interim stewardship pending the appointment of Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy as vice chancellor (VC) - had ‘upgraded’ its internet connections to a new provider.

28 August 2019
Law schools

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has in a press release said it would not approve any more law schools for three years, after the number of schools had ballooned to 1,500, meaning it had approved around 25% additional law colleges since five years ago.

27 August 2019
Law schools

NLU Jodhpur may soon start its very first elected student body, said vice chancellor Prof Poonam Saxena.

27 August 2019
Law schools

Three NLSIU Bangalore graduates - Lavanya Rajamani (1996 batch), Dev Gangjee (2000) and Tarunabh Khaitan (2004) - have been appointed to prestigious full professorships at Oxford University, and are very likely the first law professors with Indian undergraduate law degrees to have done so, at least in living memory.

21 August 2019
Law schools

NUJS Kolkata’s 2019 graduating batch has scored a total of 90 accepted job offers, including 47 from India’s seven largest law firms and three training contracts with foreign firms (full breakdown below).

20 August 2019
Law schools

NLU Delhi has said that the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi was not due to award a medal to an NLU Delhi topper at its convocation last weekend, after a report in the Indian Express quoted the student declining to attend over reservations to receive the award from Gogoi, who had been accused of sexual harassment and of reacting to the charges badly.

12 August 2019
Law schools

Professor Shamnad Basheer’s death last week had not just shocked the legal profession and academia, but has also brought to the surface memories of the many lives that had been touched by him in his short time on earth.

08 August 2019
Law schools

Prof Shamnad Basheer, who despite his young age of 43 had become one of the most well-known, influential and impactful lawyers and academics in India, passed away earlier today in an accident.

04 August 2019
Law schools

Azim Premji University professor, Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy, is overwhelmingly likely to be the next vice chancellor (VC) of NLSIU Bangalore (and the first alumni to take charge at their own alma mater national law school).

03 August 2019
Law schools

The government has approved several of the University Grants Commission’s (UGC) recommendation to make institutions with law schools Institutions of Eminence (IOE), which, apart from bragging rights, would carry with it a significant amount of funding in case of public universities, and more autonomy in case of private institutions.

31 July 2019
Law schools

Nigam Nuggehalli, a 1997 NLSIU Bangalore graduate and former visiting professor there, has been appointed as dean of the new BML Munjal University law school.

17 July 2019
Law schools

One day before stepping down as director of GNLU Gandhinagar, Dr Bimal Patel was chastised in an official letter for apparently poaching three staffers of GNLU to Gujarat Maritime University (GMU), which operates on GNLU’s campus and is currently being run by Patel.

17 July 2019
Law schools

“Dharmo Rakshati Rakshitah” (Protect dharma and it will protect you) – NLSIU Motto

06 July 2019
Law schools

NLSIU Bangalore’s executive council (EC) has today decided to delay the decision to select the next vice chancellor (VC), we understand from two authoritative sources.

05 July 2019
Law schools

NLSIU Bangalore’s Student Bar Association (SBA) has released a statement to express its wishes in the ongoing vice chancellor (VC) selection process.