Editorials

Kush Kalra Paragon of Gender Equality and Women Candidature in NDA Exam: A Critique of Women Entry in Indian Army

By Ashutosh Jagtap, Samraddhi Saxena | May 17, 2023
Student Law Journal

Abstract The right against discrimination is bestowed by the Indian Constitution and given by people to themselves by respecting and creating a nation of equals. Revering this right, all institutions are urged to develop a gender-neutral and inclusive environment. Armed forces have long fallen back into their patriarchal seats, viewing, controlling, and regulating entry into Continue reading

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The Draft Population Bill of Uttar Pradesh: A Critique from Disability Lens

By Masoom Reza | May 5, 2023
The Draft Population Bill of Uttar Pradesh: A Critique from Disability Lens

The article examines the proposed The Uttar Pradesh Population (Control, Stabilization, and Welfare) Bill, 2021, through the lens of disability rights and argues that the draft law was prepared with complete insensitivity towards disabled people. 

The Bill aims to control the population by limiting government incentives and benefits to those who have two children and has received criticism for its regressive approach. The article suggests that the law should be reassessed and take into account the principles of UNCRPD, RPwD Act, and constitutional jurisprudence pertaining to disability law. The government should also consider the objections of relevant stakeholders and avoid promoting exclusionary practices and stereotypes.

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Oblivisci and the Right to Be Forgotten in India

By Prerna Shree | April 22, 2023
Student Law Journal

ABSTRACT This is the twenty-first Century and we live in the internet era where everything is transforming into digital, including an omnipresent, global, and hugely accessible media to almost 4.88 billion internet users. The internet allows us to access a wealth of information, including daily news that provides extensive details on various topics, locations, and Continue reading

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ECtHR’s Deference to National Authorities: An Analysis in Relation to Exclusive Cases of Public Morality and Cases Involving Sexual Component

By Shikhar Srivastava | April 19, 2023
Student Law Journal

Abstract ECtHR is under an obligation to account for the national constitutional values and context of the state while adjudicating on the matters relating to freedom of expression. It is generally argued by the scholars that all the cases restricting freedom of expression circumscribing public morals are subject to deference to national authorities. However, the Continue reading

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Glass Ceiling In The Legal Profession —A Curse To The Indian Legal System

By Akshay Pathak, Neha Kumari | April 3, 2023
Glass Ceiling

Beginning with the acceptance of Cornelia Sorabji into the Allahabad High court in 1921 to rehearse as an advocate, the Indian legal system has come up a long way since India’s independence. Officially, after the Legal Practitioners’ (Women) Act of 1923 was passed, the restrictions on Indian women practising law were abolished. At least on paper, allowing female advocates access to the Indian courts.

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The Trend of Casual and Cryptic Bail Orders: Vice of Arbitrariness

By Arushita Singh | March 25, 2023
bail order

It has been observed that in recent years, the High courts of India have been approving or refusing bail orders in a cryptic and arbitrary manner in an increasing number of cases. This phenomenon can have deleterious ramifications for society and has the potential to ultimately erode trust in a just, fair, and reasonable judicial system. The judges of the High Courts have developed a propensity to particularly make generic statements about how “the facts and the circumstances have been considered” in such rulings which allowed the grant or rejection of the bail.

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Should Constitutional Protection under the Ninth Schedule be extended to the Jharkhand Bills on Reservation and Land Reform?

By Teesha Deb | February 26, 2023
Jharkhand

The article attempts to test the constitutionality of the inclusion of the Jharkhand Reservation and Land Reform bills under the Ninth Schedule. Before answering the question, the article delves into the provisions of the Constitution which deal with Reservation. Although the Constitution grants reservation to several disadvantaged social groups, the paper constricts its scope to those articles which deal with the Reservation of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Economically Weaker Sections of the Society.

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Dharmashastra National Law University Student law Journal (DNLU-SLJ) calls for unique and unpublished research papers, Short Notes, Book Reviews & Case Comments – Volume II (2023)

By Editor, SLJ | February 26, 2023
journal

About the Journal Student Law Journal (DNLU-SLJ) is a peer-reviewed, student-run academic journal with the mission of disseminating high-caliber research on law and legal studies from all angles, including comparative, global, and transdisciplinary views. As a flagship initiative of DNLU, the journal was conceptualized to provide a peculiar platform for expression of opinions, thoughts and Continue reading

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Workshop on Legal Research And Academic Writing

By Adithya Variath | December 11, 2022
Workshop on legal writing and research

About the workshop on legal research and academic writing The lecture on legal research and academic writing was organised by the DNLU Student Law Journal Committee. The resource person for the event was Mr. Adithya Anil Variath, Assistant Professor of law, MNLU Mumbai. This workshop was aimed at introducing the students with nuances of academic Continue reading

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Call for Articles (DNLU Student Law Journal-Online)

By Editorial Board | November 26, 2022

Call for Articles for the Online Journal of DNLU SLJ The DNLU Student Law Journal-Online is inviting submissions on a rolling basis.  Submission Guidelines We invite submissions on a rolling basis throughout the calendar year from members of the bar, legal professionals, law students, or others who are interested in publishing with us and wish Continue reading

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