About Law and Other Things
Started in 2005, Law and Other Things (LAOT) is India’s first online portal devoted to debates and ideas in constitutionalism, legal history, and public policy. True to its description as ‘A blog about India’s legal system, its Courts and its Constitution’, the blog seeks to publish engaging and insightful articles on matters of general public law. The blog has been cited in numerous law review articles, legal books and most recently by a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court. It is also followed in many Commonwealth countries including the UK, Australia, Singapore, Kenya, Malaysia, and South Africa. Since 2017, the Blog has been managed by a Student Editorial Board from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, under the aegis of our Senior Editorial Board.
Call for Blogs
LAOT publishes analytical or explainer pieces in the field of public law, with a keen attention on mentoring law students throughout the editorial process. All selected articles are reviewed by our distinguished Senior Editorial Board, comprising of Anup Surendranath, Aparna Chandra, Arun Thiruvengadam, Chinmayi Arun, Malavika Prasad, Mohsin Alam Bhat, Nick Robinson, Raeesa Vakil, Venkat Venkatesan and Vikram Raghavan. The LAOT Blog offers everyone the opportunity to receive feedback on their writing from some of the most distinguished people in the field of public law. We welcome posts from law students, academicians and practitioners alike.
- The topic must be within the scope of the blog, i.e. it must be related to an area of public law. For reference, please look at the posts on our website.
- The post should preferably make an argument or assertion substantiated by reasoning and relevant facts.
- Language need not be strictly academic, but it should be formal.
- The piece should not exceed words. Longer pieces may be split into multiple parts for better readability, if the topic calls for it, however the same is discouraged.
- All references should be provided as hyperlinks instead of citations, unless an online source is unavailable. We’re unable to review pieces which have not hyperlinked sources.
- Please make your submissions through the contact form available here.
Please do refer to our detailed guidelines on the same page, which also outline the review process, before sending in your pieces.
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