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NLSIU Bangalore

21 April 2017

Indian Law Schools’ relentless domination of global mooting continued at the Asia Pacific Rounds of Manfred Lachs with NLSIU Bangalore leading the charge, repeating its Indian funding round performance at the international stage.

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.

14 April 2017

The student bar associations of NLSIU Bangalore, Nalsar Hyderabad and NUJS Kolkata have released an unprecedented joint statement in solidarity with the recently-successful student protestors at NUSRL Ranchi, and issued a call for all national law school students to work together towards jointly fixing what they feel is a root cause of many NLUs’ problems: a distinct lack of funding.

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.

12 April 2017

Before the coverage of Jessup and Vis Vienna, here is some quick coverage of the Oxford Price and Leiden moots, along with catching up on some past action.

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.

04 April 2017

NLSIU Bangalore’s Day Zero of recruitments yesterday (3 April) has yielded 30 job offers, alongside a record 20 pre-placement offers (PPOs), of which a total of 34 job offers were accepted.

01 April 2017

NLSIU Bangalore has put out a call to recruit five permanent faculty members, for the first time since 2009, when vice chancellor Prof Venkat Rao had joined, with one permanent faculty having been recruited as long ago as in 2008.

24 March 2017

NLUO Cuttack is hosting a start-up weekend on its campus starting today, in what it claims is a first for any NLU.

22 March 2017

Linklaters has promoted managing associate and NLSIU Bangalore 2005 graduate Kanyaka Ramamurthi to partner, as reported by The Lawyer.

21 March 2017

A lot of mooting action took place over the last weekend-and-a-bit, and the MPL table appears very different now than it did two weeks ago.

08 March 2017

Despite our last mega-mooting weekend update on Monday, recent mooting action is not yet over.

22 January 2017

RGNUL Patiala lost out to George Washington University Law School in the finals of the 13th Edition of the KK Luthra Memorial National Moot Court Competition on 15th of January.

16 January 2017

shamnad (@shamnad) tweeted: "What a story! One of the most creative counsels around. And one of the few with balls! Pun very much intended, given that it's cricket!"

Gopal Sankaranarayanan: The lawyer on a mission to weed out politics from cricket

By Apurva Vishwanath

New Delhi: Three years after the Supreme Court flagged off an overhaul of India’s apex cricket body, it’s the home stretch.

On 22 January 2014, former chief justice T.S. Thakur named justices R.M. Lodha, Ashok Bhan and R.V. Raveendran to clean up cricket administration in India. The panel recommended a 16-step process which the cricket body duly defied, prompting the SC to replace its office-bearers.

The three judges who lived in Delhi, Chandigarh and Bengaluru were not known to be cricket aficionados—in sharp contrast to Gopal Sankaranarayanan, the 40-year-old Supreme Court advocate and the panel’s secretary assigned to assist the judges.

Keep reading at Mint (21 more paragraphs) | Desktop version

11 January 2017

Good news everyone: the Mooting Premier League (MPL) is indeed and truly back, reincarnated now in its seventh edition after taking a break for a little more than a year, and we’re kicking off with a round-up of what has happened in the 2016-17 season so far.

03 January 2017

For NLSIU Bangalore - India’s first ever law school to break at the 36-year-old World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) – it took a professional debating coach, a voluminous matter file, and “a good amount of luck” this year, said the NLSIU team.

02 January 2017

NLSIU Bangalore broke into the double-octafinal rounds of the World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) today, becoming the first Indian law school in history to have proceeded to the elimination rounds of the world’s largest debating championship. It has now been knocked out this year.

24 November 2016

The latest new Rhodes scholarsFor Rhodes 2017 scholars aiming for the Oxford University BCL, international criminal law and human rights law specialisations were top preferences, while honesty, self-reflection and passion were game clinchers.

23 November 2016

Nuals Kochi student Mary Kavita Dominic, NUJS Kolkata’s Gauri Pillai and NLSIU Bangalore's Vanshaj Jain have been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to study at a postgraduate course of their choice for a year in Oxford University, alongside two other non-law students.

17 November 2016

Nishi Ankita Kujur, “a third year law student of National Law School of India University committed suicide by hanging in her hostel room of the university, on Tuesday. Nishi (20) was a native of Jharkhand,” reported the Deccan Herald and Eenadu India.

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