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
Dear all, You are invited for the screening of the movie 'Internet's Own Boy' at 2.00pm tomorrow (21st September, 2014) being hosted by People's Union for Civil Liberties, Free Software Movement, Karnataka, and [...]
Gender and Sexuality
Gender and
Sexuality
This article written by Arvind Narrain first appeared in the Times of India on 16 October, 2014. A new Vatican report in a section titled 'Welcoming homosexual persons' indicates a significant shift in tonality of [...]
Law, Media, and Culture
Law, media and
Culture
This article written by Smarika Kumar was first published on Kafila. TRAI published a set of recommendations on issues relating to media ownership on 12 August 2014. A summary of the key points of these [...]
Environment
Environment
The Alternative Law Forum invites you to a talk titled 'Trees, Culture and Public Space' looking specifically at the 'Ashwathkatte ' - the raised platform around the peepul tree, found in several parts of the city and [...]
Family Law / Domestic Violence
Family Law /
Domestic Violence
The Karnataka Government recently revised the quantum of compensation in its Victim Compensation Scheme, 2011. Here is a copy of the revised scheme, which includes compensation for victims of rape and sexual [...]