Call for Entries: 9th RMLNLU-Khaitan & Co Conference & Essay Competition on Labour Laws (Submission Deadline Extended – 17 October 2021)

The Journal Committee (“Committee”) at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (“RMLNLU”), in collaboration with Khaitan & Co, is organising the 9th edition of the RMLNLU International Legal Essay Writing Competition (“Competition”) along with the RMLNLU-Khaitan & Co. Conference on Labour Laws. Continue reading Call for Entries: 9th RMLNLU-Khaitan & Co Conference & Essay Competition on Labour Laws (Submission Deadline Extended – 17 October 2021)

Caste Based Census: Heralding a New Era of Equality

In this post, the authors elucidate the issue of Caste-based census. The authors explains various intricacies related to the issue and examine how caste-based census can be an instrumental tool in solving the dilemma Other Backward Castes (OBCs) have been facing. The authors also analyse how caste based census can be a way to achieve equality. Continue reading Caste Based Census: Heralding a New Era of Equality

Competition Watchdog held Discount Control Policy Anti-Competitive in Nature

In this post, the author presents an incisive analytical note on CCI’s recent cease-and-desist order against Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) for entering into anti-competitive agreements with its dealers, resulting in Appreciable Adverse Effect on Competition in Indian markets.
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The RMLNLU Law Review Blog reaches 2 lakh (200,000) views milestone !

The RMLNLU Law Review Blog Team and the Journal Committee are delighted to share that the RMLNLU Law Review Blog has reached the coveted milestone of 2 lakh (200,000) views on the blog site. Having started in only 2015, the Blog Team is proud that the blog has been able to reach this milestone within just 6 years, with its small team of editors and … Continue reading The RMLNLU Law Review Blog reaches 2 lakh (200,000) views milestone !

Presiding Arbitrator’s Appointment by a Co-Arbitrator: Analysis of Confutable Validity

In this post, the authors examine the validity of the unilateral appointment of presiding arbitrator by one party-appointed arbitrator through the prisms of party autonomy and equal treatment of parties. They further differentiate the appointment of the presiding arbitrator from that of the sole arbitrator and analyse whether the threshold of procedural equality between the parties is met. Continue reading Presiding Arbitrator’s Appointment by a Co-Arbitrator: Analysis of Confutable Validity

Model Tenancy Act 2020: A Remedy Subject to Acceptance

In this post, the authors explore the recently approved Model Tenancy Act 2021 which introduces a three-tier adjudicatory mechanism for speedy adjudication of tenancy disputes. The authors undertake an analysis of the manner in which the various provisions of the Model Tenancy Act, 2021 may solve the issue of the tenants retaining the possession of the leased premises even after the determination of tenancy. Continue reading Model Tenancy Act 2020: A Remedy Subject to Acceptance

Examining the Humanitarian Intervention Doctrine in International Law Through the Prism of 2021 Afghanistan Crisis

In this post, the author evaluates the Doctrine of Humanitarian Intervention through the prism of the 2021 intervention of Afghanistan by the Taliban. The author further analyses the extent to which other States can aid Afghanistan in this crisis and the extent to which use of force is allowed in such circumstances. Continue reading Examining the Humanitarian Intervention Doctrine in International Law Through the Prism of 2021 Afghanistan Crisis

Whose Photo is it, really?: Dichotomy of rights and copyrightability of paparazzi photographs

In this post, the authors argue that the Copyright Act, 1957 has not kept pace with the technological advances, such as the rise of social media giants and the concomitant growing legal discourse on the publicity rights of a celebrity. The authors in this article analyse dichotomy and suggest a balancing approach to accommodate the celebrity’s concerns of publicity rights as well as the paparazzi photographer’s copyright over the photograph. Continue reading Whose Photo is it, really?: Dichotomy of rights and copyrightability of paparazzi photographs

Analysing the Scheme of Open Texture of Legal Language in the Goonda Act, 2021 (Part 2)

The second part of the series uses Ronald Dworkin to elaborate upon how constitutional rights would function as limitations that must be observed by courts to ensure that the interpretive discourse retains ‘justice-qualities’ in the light of broad and vague provisions of the Goonda Act. Continue reading Analysing the Scheme of Open Texture of Legal Language in the Goonda Act, 2021 (Part 2)