This article was written by Chetan (Batch of 2024), Jwalika (Batch of 2023) and Sreedharan (Batch of 2024). It is based on a survey circulated amongst the faculty about their experience teaching during COVID. We thank Prof. Saurabh for his inputs, comments, and the foreword and conclusion to this piece. Saurabh Bhattacharjee is an alumnus of NALSAR, Hyderabad and University of Michigan. Before joining, NLSIU, Saurabh taught at NLU Jodhpur and NUJS Kolkata. In his spare time,
This article has been written by TooCoolForQuirk, Catalyst, StillWingingIt, and SayMadArthi. The illustration is by Anonymous. This is Part II of Exploring the “Fault” Lines at NLSIU, a series on the student-admin relationship. This part explores the consequences and manisfestations of mistrust and apathy and suggests ways we can move forward. You can find Part I discussing the problem of miscommunication here. At NLS right now, the students and the admin are at each other’s
Introducing Quirk’s new interview columnist, Prannv Dhawan (Batch of 2022)!
Writing for Quirk’s interview column, ‘Conversations’, Prannv, along with Riddhi RS (Batch of 2022) interview our favourite Economics professor (you know who he is). Prof. T.S Somashekhar has got the unique distinction of giving law school students more sleepless nights than any moot or project ever could. His dry wit, sarcastic comments and raw intellect ensure Economics I and II never get boring. We
This article was written by Apurva Shukla (Batch of 2016) who is also the current SBA Vice-President. Like an ideal student in an ideal college, my life had been focused mainly on myself and whatever activities I wished to pursue in Law School. Like most, my interactions with organs of the university were limited to whenever I wanted something to be done for my own ends. However, things changed this year and I was forced to look at our university from a different perspective.
Professor Sarasu Esther Thomas, well known for her incredibly popular Family Law course, has the unique distinction of doing her LLB, LLM and PhD from NLS. Beneath her soft spoken demeanour she hides a biting sense of humor which has largely contributed to the success of the Facebook page, ‘Heard in Law School’. Quirk Team felt there would be no one better to provide an insight to the life and times of Law School. Law School has gone through many changes since you’ve been her
Prof. (Dr.) R. Ventaka Rao has been the Vice-Chancellor of NLSIU since 2009. The Vice-Chancellor has a bird’s -eye view of Law School and the power to effect change. Quirk met the Prof. Rao in his office on September 18th, 2015 to gain an insight into his opinions about the present and future of Law School. Are there any aspects of the student body that you particularly appreciate? I appreciate not any aspect, but many aspects of the student body. The debating culture that Ba
Written by Kunal Ambasta (Batch of 2012). He currently teaches Legal Methods, Law of Evidence and Jurisprudence at NLS. He is also a practicing advocate in the High Court of Karnataka. A recurring theme in conversations with lawyers who oppose the death penalty, and who have been involved in defending convicts from capital punishment, has been their aim of making the death penalty procedurally impossible to inflict. Stated simply, this goal is to ensure that the State cannot,