Alternative Law Forum

ALF is a space that integrates alternative lawyering with critical research, alternative dispute resolution, pedagogic interventions and more generally maintaining sustained legal interventions in various social issues.

Reports and Updates
Intellectual Property
Intellectual
Property
This piece by Lawrence Liang was first published in the Economic and Political Weekly on 22 November 2014. Insights on Film [...]
Gender and Sexuality
Gender and
Sexuality
On April 15, 2014, the Supreme Court passed a landmark judgment recognising the fundamental and civil rights of transgender persons. Since the judgment, the conversation on transgender rights has expanded into two draft [...]
Law, Media, and Culture
Law, media and
Culture
Scenes from New York’s JFK Airport are being broadcast all over the world, as citizens of the United States of America rally together to protect immigrants’ rights. President Donald Trump’s executive order [...]
Labour
Labour
The 50 days of the 'Demon' are now done. Even as the nation waits in apprehension, wanting to know what lies next, there have been several humorous responses to the same. Church Street Social, an upscale pub in [...]
Environment
Environment
Dynamics of inclusion and exclusion of Dalit forest dwelling communities in the making of the Forests Act Friday the 10th of July at 6 pm About the Talk The Forest Rights Act came into being in 2006 as a [...]
Family Law / Domestic Violence
Family Law /
Domestic Violence
An individual is considered a minor till he or she attains the age of eighteen. Till a minor attains majority, he has a guardian, who is empowered to take decisions on behalf of the minor. The minor may also be in the [...]
Constitution
Constitution
This analysis is based on the study titled 'TOWARDS DIGITAL INCLUSION, Barriers to internet access for economically-and socially-excluded urban communities', conducted  by the Centre for Communication and Development [...]