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Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) Sonepat

04 May 2018

JGLS Sonepat has concluded its so-called Day Zero interviews, which were staggered between April and concluded in early May, resulting in a total of 23 accepted jobs for students graduating in 2019.

04 April 2018

JGLS Sonepat students will now have sports law guest lectures by cricket team Delhi Daredevils (DD) as part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that DD signed with the law school’s Centre for India Australia Studies (CIAS).

21 March 2018

NLU Delhi and Nalsar Hyderabad were granted so-called “Class I” autonomy by the University Grants Commission (UGC), which also granted “Class II” autonomy to NLUO Cuttack and RGNUL Patiala among 62 higher education institutes that have been awarded the status, as reported by PTI.

15 February 2018

The JGLS Sonepat student rape survivor may finally see an end to her five-year ordeal as the Supreme Court has now ordered the Punjab & Haryana high court to dispose of her appeal within five months, as reported by IANS.

08 February 2018

The former JGLS Sonepat students, who were convicted of raping and blackmailing a fellow student had until now refused to share the password of an iCloud online storage account in which they had allegedly stored the victim's nude photos, but the Supreme Court has now finally ordered them to disclose it, reported the Indian Express and others.

13 December 2017

JGLS Sonepat stands a chance to make it to the Indian government recognised list of eminent institutions, in which none of the 22 national law universities (NLUs) may find a spot.

07 November 2017

The three JGLS Sonepat students who were convicted for rape of a fellow student of the law school, will be sent back to custody as the Supreme Court yesterday stayed the suspension of their sentences that was granted to them by the Punjab & Haryana high court in September, as first reported by Live Law.

26 September 2017

JGLS Sonepat has asked two of its third-year law students to explain why they should not be suspended or expelled from the law school, after the Indian Express reported that they had been arrested by the Haryana police on Sunday for allegedly possessing nearly 1 kg of hashish, with a reported street value of around Rs 1.3 lakh.

25 September 2017

The Punjab and Haryana high court has suspended the 20-year and 7-year rape sentences of three JGLS Sonepat students, reasoning in its short order of merely 12 pages that “an alternate story of casual relationship” and “adventurism and experimentation in sexual encounters” of the victim - also a JGLS Sonepat student - justified the suspension, reported several media outlets.

17 August 2017

JGLS Sonepat is the first from India to make it to a list of colleges from 18 countries for which Australia has relaxed the criteria to practice law indigenously.

09 August 2017

JGLS Sonepat has recruited 25 new faculty, including eight national law university (NLU) graduates, to take its total faculty tally to 140 and that of teachers who are NLU graduates to 44.

28 June 2017

JGLS Sonepat has placed 92 out of 235 students graduating in its 5 year LLB class of 2017, revealed a break-down of figures for the course requested by Legally India.

31 May 2017

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.

17 April 2017

While our liveblog of Jessup and Vis Vienna has already captured bit by bit the breaks and advances made by the Indian Universities at both moots, read further to know how the performances radically alter the league table standings, as we break it down for our readers.

12 April 2017

Four Indian teams have made it into the last 64 out of 342 teams at the Willem C Vis Moot in Vienna, according to an update on its Facebook page.

07 April 2017

Post some heavy duty performance by the Indian Universities at Stetson and Vis East last week, here’s some desi dose of mooting for our moot court aficionados as we cover the elite Bar Council of India moot 2017 and the newly added NLUO Maritime Arbitration Moot 2017.

22 April 2014

MPL 5 JGLS Sonepat won the 7th NLS International Arbitration Moot organised by NLSIU Bangalore which broke into the finals of the 21st Vis Vienna international arbitration moot world rounds this weekend.

07 March 2014

The home of Indian mootingNUJS Kolkata qualified for the ELSA WTO Geneva Moot 2014 after winning its Asia Pacific Rounds at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, against Hong Kong university, on 3 March.

23 September 2013

Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) Sonepat expelled four students and suspended 12 others for bullying first-year students, reported the Times of India.

JGLS registrar YSR Murthy told the paper that the action was taken within 24 hours of the administration receiving the complaint of bullying, through an inquiry by a disciplinary committee. The law school also held an “open house” on Friday to sensitise students about the issue.

The suspended students will now appeal the suspension order before the law school’s vice chancellor.

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