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31 August 2015
Pre-law student

Shamnad Basheer, former NUJS Kolkata professor and founder of NGO Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA), has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court seeking a permanent CLAT body and transparency in the exam.

05 August 2015
Pre-law student

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2015’s committee of “experts”, in its report on alleged errors in the CLAT 2015 LLB paper, defended the answer key by reproducing dictionary definitions of words and asserting that candidates were expected to “feel the pulse” of the question paper.

23 July 2015
Pre-law student

RTI response: The computer says no

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2015 expert panel, which was formed twice to examine alleged errors in the CLAT 2015 question papers, was composed of secret members. CLAT 2015 convenor RMLNLU Lucknow rejected a right to information (RTI) request for the names of the members of the panel which had dismissed allegations that one-fifth of the CLAT 2015 LLB paper was error-ridden.

14 July 2015
Pre-law student

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2015 expert committee has found that the CLAT 2015 LLB question paper has no errors, the Punjab & Haryana high court was told yesterday in a writ filed by CLAT 2015 candidate Agrima Lailer through advocate Ravinder Malik. 

10 July 2015
Pre-law student

The CLAT colossus: Unstoppable?The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2015 admission process was closed on Tuesday before the Bombay high court order that could result in a merit list reshuffle could be fully implemented.

07 July 2015
Pre-law student

Experts: Hands fullThe Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2015 convenor will again form an expert committee to look into allegedly incorrect CLAT 2015 LLM questions and revise the LLM merit list accordingly, on the directions of the Chhattisgarh high court.

04 July 2015
Pre-law student

The Bombay high court judgment has been uploaded on the Bombay high court website, ordering an expert committee with the power to take a decision that could revise the “merit list of candidates if necessary”, making “the whole merit list and all subsequent process, will be subject to outcome of the Expert Panel/Comittee’s decision”.

02 July 2015
Pre-law student

Rajasthan Jaipur order: Reserve one other student's seat?The Rajasthan high court’s Jaipur bench on Tuesday (30 June) ordered the “last student” admitted to NLSIU Bangalore, or “Bangalore Law College” as the high court order put it, to be reserved subject to the result of the writ petition before it, as the Bombay high court CLAT challenge was postponed to 7 July.

30 June 2015
Pre-law student

Politicians at the gates of RMLAs political protests were organised in Lucknow against the CLAT yesterday and the Rajasthan high court adjourned its hearing in the writ petition against the CLAT to today after the CLAT’s senior counsel did not appear, we take a look at where the litigation stands while the national law schools prepare to close the process in July.

26 June 2015
Pre-law student

In the latest hearing on the CLAT 2015 case, the High Court of Bombay on 25 June asked the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) convenor to seek clarification from its expert committee on the objections raised by the petitioner regarding 7 questions in the UG exam. The court has refused to grant any interim relief, and the next date for hearing is set for 30 June 2015.

25 June 2015
Pre-law student

The Jabalpur high court on Tuesday (23 June) stayed the downgrading of at least 15 Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) candidates who were allotted NLIU Bhopal in the first allotment list under the Madhya Pradesh state domicile category, but were later assigned lower-preference colleges in the second list.