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Category - General

Life as a Law Student

Sports, debating, fests – there’s always something happening at law school Many of you must be eagerly waiting to have the law school experience for the first time – the new sights, sounds, and smells (the hostel rooms, bathrooms, and nearby...

The Most Expensive Lawyer in India

Harish Salve says the political system doesn’t want rule of law Few lawyers in this country have achieved as much success and renown as Harish Salve. He is arguably the most expensive lawyer in the country today. His client list includes the...

The Truth Behind Udta Punjab

Understanding the NDPS Act Udta Punjab may have told a fictional story, but the problem of drug abuse and resultant incarceration in Punjab is very real. The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act), 1985, is an Act of the...

Famous Law Cases – Mathura Rape case

Not many remember that 40 years before the horrific events of December 16, 2012, there was another incident, where a girl even younger than Jyoti Singh was raped. Her name was Mathura and she was raped by police constables. She survived and appealed...

Top Skill for a Career in Litigation

Learn to Read a Case File It might sound simple but it takes a long time for a young lawyer to learn how to read case files efficiently. Is there a method to reading cases? How does one get better at reading a case file effectively and efficiently...

Sensational True Case Behind Rustom (2016)

The Akshay Kumar-starrer Rustom is based on the story of K.M. Nanavati’s trial. K.M. Nanavati v. State of Maharashtra had all the elements of a thrilling potboiler but it involved real people and events. The cast of the actual case became more...

Are You Law School Ready?

The CLAT results are out and most of you will join a law school soon. But are you ready to start law school? What is the best way to prepare for law school? What should you be doing before you walk into law school to make yourself the most...

Legends in Law: Learn from the best

We’ve all heard that experience is the best teacher.  Unfortunately this maxim is used to justify making mistakes due to insufficient preparation, hasty action, lack of thought, or carelessness. Although we all should learn from our experiences...

CLAT GK Compendium: September 2016 – April 2017

General Knowledge is a very important section in CLAT carrying 25% weightage. To help you do well in this section, we compiled a GK compendium with news and current affairs from September 2016 to April 2017 and posted on our blog. It’s time to...