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92 ABA Journal India articles.

Indian scholar’s release from detention shows importance of international human rights work

As a member of the ABA Center for Human Rights team, Waris Husain has the privilege of helping those on the front line of justice across Asia. One recent case highlights CHR’s ability to take immediate action to assist a justice defender in danger.

India high court throws out law prohibiting gay sex in unanimous ruling

An law criminalizing gay sex in India was overturned Thursday by the country’s Supreme Court.

States split on new ABA Model Rule limiting harassing or discriminatory conduct

States have been divided on whether to adopt new ABA Model Rule 8.4(g), which prohibits lawyers from engaging in harassing or discriminatory conduct.

Advocacy: Beating a Dead Horse

Do you have some purpose in mind in your persistent questioning? Are your questions a tactical gambit with a strategic goal you can articulate, at least to yourself, and hopefully it becomes apparent to others? Or are you just belaboring the obvious?

A Tradition of Jailhouse Lawyers: Amateur attorneys fill vital need for inmate access to the courts

Jailhouse lawyers still serve a vital need in prisons. However, prison officials generally do not view jailhouse lawyers as valuable purveyors of knowledge.

IP litigator says she was startled to find that her art forgery article had been plagiarized online

When intellectual property litigator Leila Amineddoleh read a recent online article about fake and falsely attributed art works, she was startled.

The Tehelka Blog article, “The Rise Of…

Vivek Maru: Drawing the arc to global justice

After finishing at Harvard College and before entering Yale Law School, Vivek Maru, born and reared in the U.S., took off more than a year to live in a hut…

DIY legal websites threaten to outsource Indian lawyers

‘Talaq’ Text Is Valid for Divorce, Imam Says; But Bombay High Court Demands More in Different Case

An Islamic imam who oversees a mosque in Ghaziabad, India, has declared a marriage void on the basis of a text message a man sent to his wife stating “talaq”…

Despite Globalization, Lawyers Find New Barriers to Practicing Abroad

Lisa A. Alfaro joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in 1995 after receiving her JD from Stanford Law School. Now she is partner in charge of the firm’s São Paulo office…

The Disrupter: David Perla, Pangea3

India, with its booming economy and wealth of young, educated lawyers eager for work, was at the forefront of David Perla’s mind the day he met with his good friend…

Eleven People Killed in Bomb Explosion at New Delhi Appeals Court

Updated: A bomb exploded at an appeals court in India today, killing eleven people and wounding 59 others.

The bomb was hidden in a brief case at an entrance to…

Cornell Law Forms Partnership with Law School in India

Cornell Law School and India-based Jindal Global Law school announced a new collaborative initiative between the schools that includes faculty and student exchange programs and joint teaching and research initiatives.

Harvard Law Fellow Is New Leader of Tibetan Government in Exile

Harvard Law School fellow Lobsang Sangay has won election as the new prime minister of Tibet’s government in exile.

Sangay, 43, won with 55 percent of the vote, according to…

To Better Understand U.S. Laws, CU-Boulder Law Students Head to India

University of Colorado third-year law students enrolled in a new class will travel to Bangalore, India, during spring break to gain a better understanding of U.S. laws.

The CU course,…

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