Law schools need to create incentives to enable students to take up work that they are passionate about, rather than doing a bewildering number of internships for the sole reason that other law students are.
We know that in the name of filtering for students of a certain ability, merit filters out those who could not access the education and social capital that nurtures such ability.
Lakshmi Neelakantan on planning for her doctorate degree, what exactly a doctorate entails, the future of Indian law schools, and a whole lot more.
Amal Sethi completed an LLM from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and is currently working on his SJD.
Amicus Partners gave a short talk on LLM applications at the Hidayatullah National Law University in Raipur. These are some of the memories made.
In the second part, Kanad Bagchi and I discuss legal academia, the BA LLB degree and the future of Indian law schools, working in India, and a whole lot more.
Sapna Reheem Shaila discusses the LLM at the School of Oriental and African Studies, her ongoing doctorate studies, and a whole lot more.
One of the goals of Amicus Partners is to conduct research on the career trajectories of this country’s law graduates.
First Person Accounts (FPA's) are meant to provide a first-hand account of lawyer's who have pursued a post-graduate course from different schools across the world. In this edition of the FPA, we get talking with Ritwika Sharma who recently completed an LLM from Cambridge University.That is not the only post-graduate degree that she possesses, Ritwika … Continue reading First Person Accounts: Ritwika Sharma on LLMs from NALSAR, Cambridge University
I came across Molina Asthana's profile while looking for Indian law graduates who had made the shift to Australia. And the more I read about her, the more I thought she would make for a good interview for Amicus Partners. A lawyer practicing in Delhi, Molina moved to Australia in 2004. A masters from Melbourne … Continue reading #Interviews: Molina Asthana on Australian LLMs, work-life balance & more
In the second part of the interview (you can read Part 1 here), Dhvani talks about focusing on academy and research in Indian law schools, the kind of lawyers that VCLP is looking to hire, and a whole lot more. How do you encourage academic research in Indian law schools? One [way] is … Continue reading The Amicus Interviews: Dhvani Mehta on Indian legal education, LLMs and more (Part 2)
For those Indian law graduates looking to join academia, here is a development that ought to be of interest.