Law, Media and Culture

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 [...]
Dangerous Speech in Virtual Time: Social Media, Law and Violence in Contemporary India By Siddharth Narrain Friday, Dec 23, 6pm Venue : Alternative Law Forum, #122/4, Infantry Road, Bangalore - 1 (Next to Balaji Art [...]
Speaker: Lawrence Liang The law of sedition transacts in the language of surplus affection and demands of citizens an enforced love for the nation. In this talk I will try to locate the affective life of sedition [...]
Censor Me [...]
ALF Net Neutrality Consultation Report (18 April 2015) (2) Published on: 24 August [...]
INDIA-WIDE PROTEST SCREENINGS: MUZAFFARNAGAR BAAQI HAI The recent hooliganism by ABVP goons to stall the screening of Nakul Singh Sawhney's documentary film, Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai, at Delhi University's Kirori Mal [...]
For its 9th Session, the ALF Law and Literature Reading Group experimented with a slightly denser and longer piece of literature, The Canterbury Tales, which is a collection of over 20 stories written by Geoffrey [...]
The last few sessions of ALF’s Law and Literature reading group saw us continuing our exploration of Greek tragedy. Our investigation in Sessions 6 and 7 focused on Antigone by Sophocles, a play that rung the [...]
Session 4 of the ALF Law and Literature Reading Group had Lawrence Liang discussing why reading The Orestia is interesting to the agenda of law and literature. Find an audio recording of the same below, start listening [...]
The third session of ALF's Law and Literature Reading Group asked the participants to come prepared with a simple exercise: we had to each pick a writer/ poet and find examples of their words being used in Indian [...]