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16 November 2017
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LAW AND LIBERTY CONFERENCE 2017

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Law and Liberty Conference (LLC), our flagship annual academic congregation, explores the interstices of legal thought and practice, as well as their relation to the idea of liberty. The conference provides an opportunity for rigorous academic analyses and dialogue on issues most pertinent to the exercise of liberty, and the role of law in securing and impeding the same.

LLC 2017, being hosted on 24 November in Bangalore, will highlight the emerging concerns in the domain of individual liberty, as well as the legal and regulatory frameworks which enable the flourishing of a liberal society- with a special focus on the preservation and extension of liberty across digital objects and sites.

The Conference will be organized by Centre for Civil Society in collaboration with Law and Technology Society, National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

Date: 24 November 2017
Venue: Allen and Overy Hall, NLSIU Bangalore

Application Deadline: 20 November 2017

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26 NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL REPEAL LAW DAY

The Repeal Laws Project, started in 2014, was a collaborative citizen initiative taken by Centre for Civil Society, along with National Institute of Public Finance and Policy and Vidhi Legal Policy Centre, where we identified 100 laws that were obsolete, redundant and/ or materially impeding the lives of citizens, entrepreneurs, and the government. In addition to this, from 2016, CCS has actively campaigned to acknowledge 26 November (also the Constitution Day) as the National Repeal Law Day.

In our continuing efforts to trim away the archaic laws that plague the current judicial framework, we are calling for participation from all our supporters. This National Repeal Law Day, do tweet to us with suggestions for  #lawswithflaws!

To know more about our ongoing work in this field, please contact nitesh@ccs.in

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The task of providing quality education to a country as populous as ours is a mammoth task to accomplish for any single institution- even for a gargantuan institution like the government!

With this in mind, Vikas Jhunjhunwala, Co-Founder of Sunshine Schools, highlights the need to segregate the government's role in education into 3 distinct entities - addressing the functions of policy making, regulation and service delivery, respectively. This division of labor would then allow for the government to effectively address the problems that arise in the field, as compared to a single entity effort at solving a multi-faceted problem.

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The Recapitalisation "Reform" of 2017: A Spontaneous Order Presentation

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On 24 October, Arun Jaitley announced a recapitalisation plan of Rs. 2.11 trillion for public sector banks as a response to the dangerously piling NPAs. Touted as a "bold and courageous" step, the most expensive bank bailout in the nation's history follows a long tradition of capital infusion into sick PSBs over the past decade (with no results to show). But is this the much-desired remedy that diagnoses the maladies of the banking sector today?

More importantly, should taxpayer money have to compensate for institutional failures and unaccountable bureaucracy?

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Upcoming Events

24 November 2017
Law and Liberty Conference
Allen and Overy Hall, NLSIU
BANGALORE

24- 26 November 2017
ipolicy for young leaders
CHURCH GATE, MUMBAI

26 November 2017
National Repeal Law Day
Constitution Club of India
NEW DELHI

9 December 2017
Swatantra:
Principles, People and Politics,
Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, NEW DELHI

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