No Promotion to Government Employee after Refusal

Supreme Court of India
A government employee, whose promotion is cancelled owing to his refusal to accept it, cannot ask for it at a later stage, the Supreme Court has said. Supreme Court set aside the order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court which had directed the state government to restore the promotion of one of its employees whose promotion was cancelled after he turned down the offer as he did not want to get transferred...

Bombay HC Rejects Divorce Plea by Parsi Man under HMA

The Bombay High Court has rejected the plea of a Parsi man to declare his 15-year-old marriage to a Hindu as null and void as their wedlock was arranged in accordance with Hindu rituals though they professed different religions. A division bench recently dismissed an appeal filed by Viraf Phiroz Bharucha, a city resident, against a family court order rejecting...

College of Arts and Law Masters Scholarships

Level of Study: Postgraduate research masters, Postgraduate taught masters Subject area: African Studies, American and Canadian Studies, Antiquity, Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Drama and Theatre Arts, English Language and Linguistics, English Literature, Heritage, History, History of Art, Law, Modern Languages and Cultures, Music, Philosophy,...

Dan David Prize Scholarships

Level of Study: Any Postgraduate, Doctoral research Subject area: Arts and Law, Social Sciences Nationality: EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK Type of Award: External Award Description The Dan David Prize laureates annually donate twenty scholarships of US$15,000 each to outstanding doctoral and postdoctoral students of exceptional promise in the chosen fields...

University of Essex Scholarships for Legal Studies

Giulia Mereu Scholarship The Giulia Mereu Scholarship is awarded annually to a student applying for LLM in International Human Rights Law or LLM in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the University of Essex. This scholarship has been established by the family and friends of Giulia Mereu who lost her life at age 26, in 1996, while monitoring...

College of Arts and Law Doctoral Scholarship

Level of Study: Doctoral research Subject area: Arts and Law, African Studies, American and Canadian Studies, Antiquity, Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Drama and Theatre Arts, English Language and Linguistics, English Literature, History, History of Art, Law, Modern Languages and Cultures, Music, Philosophy, Theology and Religion Nationality: EU,...

End of compulsion to declare or specify the religion

Freedom of Religion in India and United States of America
Prachi Kumari On 23 September, the Bombay High Court directed the State “not to compel any individual to declare of specify his religion in any form or any declaration” by issuing a writ of mandamus. Justice A.S. Oka, and Justice A.S. Chandurkar, in the case of Dr. Ranjeet Suryakant Mohite & ors. Vs UOI & ors.1also declared that, “…by virtue...

Laura Cha (Shi Mei Lun) Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Laura Cha, who is known in Mainland China by her Chinese name “Shi Mei Lun”. Laura Cha was appointed by the State Council of the Chinese Government as Vice Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission in early 2001 and served in such post until 2004. She was the first person outside the Mainland to...

Margaret Bennett Scholarship

Margaret Bennett is an LSE graduate (LLM, 1968) who has established an endowed scholarship. The scholarship is expected to be to the value of £5,000. Eligibility This scholarship is available to support female students from Africa intending to study for the LLM. Preference will be given to applicants from North Africa. How to apply To be considered for...

Marchant Foundation LLM Scholarship

The Marchant Foundation LLM Scholarship has been made possible by the kind donation of a former LSE law graduate (LLB, 1986). The scholarship was awarded in the 2013/14 session for £10,000 and is expected to be awarded in the 2014 to the same value on the basis of financial need. Eligibility This scholarship is available for use on the full time LLM...

Dr. Angela Merkel Scholarship; Master’s Scholarship for European Law

Dr. Angela Merkel Scholarship; Master’s Scholarship for European Law The scholarship programme offers highly qualified graduate students in the field of law to complete a master’s degree programme (LL.M.) and specialize in European Law at selected German higher education institutions. Who can apply? The programme is aimed at graduate students in the field...

DAAD Master’s Scholarship for European Law

The scholarship programme offers highly qualified graduate students in the field of law to complete a master’s degree programme (LL.M.) and specialize in European Law at selected German higher education institutions. Who can apply? The programme is aimed at graduate students in the field of law who have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (1st class). Duration...

NAMASTE Scholarships for Indian Students

NAMASTE India – EU Mobility Project provides scholarships for students, researchers and staff from India in order to study, do research, training or teaching at one of the European Universities of the Partnership. Scholarships are not available for mobility from Europe to India, nor among the Indian universities. Candidates interested in mobility and the...

BCI forbids internships outside university vacations

Prachi Kumari On 11 September, 2014 The Bar Council of India (BCI) send a letter to the registrars and heads of all law schools, and to the secretaries of all state bar councils and has directed law schools to forbid their students from undertaking internships outside of their university vacations. The BCI wrote: “It is noticed that some of the Universities/Colleges...