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
11 December 2014 marks one year of Re-Criminalisation of LGBT lives by the Supreme Court of India. This booklet is the product of the collective labours of a number of people including those who testified about their [...]
Law, Media, and Culture
Law, media and
Culture
Lawrence Liang reflects on the world's love affair with the Smartphone. Smartphone addiction: We are becoming slaves to screens On a recent trip to Tokyo, I was struck by the number of people travelling on the [...]
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 [...]