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NLSIU announces its first NLSIR Public Law Symposium

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The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR), the flagship journal of National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) will hold its first NLSIR Public Law Symposium on December 10, 2011 at the National Law School Campus.

NLSIR is a bi-annual student edited and peer reviewed journal. NLSIR the only student edited journal in the country to have been cited by the Supreme Court of India and has also been cited by the leading commentary on arbitration by Justice Bachawat.

The theme of the NLSIR symposium is “Adjudication of Socio – Economic Rights by the Indian Supreme Court”. The Symposium will be held in two sessions – the first session will consider substantive adjudication of socio-economic rights by the Supreme Court; in particular, issues such as the reading in of new rights into Article 21 of the Constitution, the content of these rights and the broader question of judicial legitimacy in the expansion of these rights.

The second session will focus on procedural innovations employed by the Supreme Court in socio – economic adjudication, the recent adventurist role of the Supreme Court and practices such as relaxation of rules of standing, continuing mandamus, judicial supervision of investigations, etc will be the subject of discussion.

The Symposium seeks to bring together leading practitioners and scholars in the area. Speakers at the Symposium include Justice Muridhar, Mr. T.R Andhyarujina, Professor U.R.Rai, Professor B.B. Pande, Mr. Shyam Divan and Mr. Arun Kumar Thiruvengadam among others.

The Symposium is supported by a trust floated by Smt and Sri S.V.Joga Rao (visiting professor, NLSIU) In memory of their parents.

The symposium is primarily intended for practitioners, academics and students. NLSIR invites student submissions by the December 1, 2011 at The registration fee for the symposium is Rs. 500 for professionals. There is no registration fee for students.

For further details, please visit this link or contact Krishnaprasad K.V (Chief Editor, NLSIR) at +91 9916589670 or Ashwita Ambast (Deputy Chief Editor, NLSIR) at + 91 9986478265

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