Volume VIII, Issue II

This volume is considered to be published in July 2019


The 1st NLIU- India Foundation Constitutional Law Symposium

On March 16 and 17, 2019, the NLIU Law Review, in collaboration with India Foundation, organised the first edition of the NLIU – India Foundation Constitutional Law Symposium. The event, which aims to provide a platform for discussions on contemporary constitutional law issues in India, saw great participation from students, researchers, faculty members, academicians and legal professionals. Click to read more about the two-day event.

Female Genital Mutilation: How Islam and Fundamental Right to Religion Stamp Out and Confute It

Deeksha Sharma and Kratik Indurkhya write about Female Genital Mutilation and how the religious affairs interfere with putting an end to the same.

A Relook at the Admissibility of Illegally or Improperly Obtained Evidence

Paras Marya writes about the exclusion of evidence that has been obtained illegally or improperly.

Does Your God Satisfy the Constitutional Test? – Analyzing the ‘Essential Religious Practices Doctrine’ in Light of the Sabarimala Verdict

Rajat Sinha and Stuti Bhargava write about the essential religious practices in lieu of the Sabarimala Verdict.


Jarnail Singh v. Lachhmi Narain Gupta: The Case that Muddles the Law on Reservation in Promotions

Aparna Singh analyzes the recent judgement delivered by the five-judge bench in the case of Jarnail Singh.


Case Comments

Essential Religious Practices in Light of the Sabarimala Judgment

Kanika Sharma, a student at the Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur, criticises the Sabarimala judgment and attempts to show how certain religious practices cannot be abrogated on the basis of equality.


Legislative Comments

Gulping the Spike: Rationalising AFSPA 

Deepanshu Poddar and Vrinda Aggarwal discuss the possibility of judicial review of actions undertaken by the armed forces under the aegis of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958.