Hyderabad High Court is common for AP and Telengana

Mahima Gherani A division Bench of Hyderabad High Court comprising Chief Justice Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta and Justice P.V. Sanjay Kumar declared that the present Hyderabad High Court  will continue to have jurisdiction over the States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh till a separate High Court for AP State is formed which was stated in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2014 which was attested by...

Right of lawyers to go on strike: Mumbai HC

Prachi Kumari A bench headed by Chief Justice Mohit Shah of the Bombay High Court has warned contempt action against lawyers who go on strike. The HC was hearing a PIL filed by advocate Manoj Laxman Shirsatthe contending that the strike observed on calls given by the District Bar Associations on August 29, 2013 and by the Bar Council of India on March 11, 2013 for a countrywide protest on varying issues,...

Sexual intercourse forceful but not forcible does not amount to rape

Delhi High Court stating sexual intercourse which is forceful but not forcible does not amount to rape set aside the life imprisonment awarded to a man for raping and killing a 60 year old woman. Can forceful sex with a 65-year-old woman, who is beyond the age of menopause, punishable under law? In other words, whether sexual intercourse with a post-menopausal woman can be treated as rape. In December...

Cardozo LL.M Scholarship for Dispute Resolution and Advocacy

For international and domestic LLMs Cardozo LL.M. Scholarship for Dispute Resolution and Advocacy is a grant of $35,000 awarded each term to one outstanding candidate to pursue a full-time LL.M. degree in Dispute Resolution and Advocacy.   This scholarship will take the form of a partial reduction of tuition, one-half to be credited toward tuition for the first semester of study, and the other half...

Master of Laws Global Scholarships

Faculty of Law – The Chinese University of Hong Kong seeks to assist high quality students from across the world to join one of the Faculty’s Master of Laws programmes through the award of various global scholarships. The Faculty will award three scholarships in the academic year 2014-15, each worth HK$185,840, covering the basic tuition fee of HK$105,840 and a living stipend of HK$80,000. All...

Rhodes Scholarships for Master’s at Oxford University

About Rhodes Scholarships The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting outstanding all-round students at the University of Oxford, and providing transformative opportunities for exceptional individuals.  The Rhodes Trust provides the Rhodes Scholarships in partnership with Second Century Founder, John McCall MacBain and other generous benefactors. Established in 1903 under the will...

Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study

Developing Commonwealth country citizens Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study in the UK are offered for citizens of developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). For information on other scholarships offered by the CSC, visit Apply page. Levels and subjects of study You can apply for a Commonwealth Scholarship...

Full LLM scholarships – School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London

The School of Law is offering a total of ten full LLM scholarships (fee waiver) covering the LLM programmes listed below. Of the ten full scholarships, the School of Law will award four overseas fee scholarships and six Home/EU fee scholarships for those with an offer on one of the following LLM programmes: LLM Banking and Finance Law LLM Commercial and Corporate Law  LLM Comparative and International...

Dean’s Merit Scholarship for international and domestic LLMs

Dean’s Merit Scholarship for international and domestic LLMs Each term Cardozo School of Law identifies exemplary full-time LL.M. applicants who have demonstrated superior academic achievement in law school and in their profession, and awards them with partial merit scholarships and the designation of Dean’s Merit Scholar. This scholarship will take the form of a partial reduction of tuition,...