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IDIA Football League 2018 – A Weekend to Celebrate Diversity through Sport

By on Oct 16, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

IDIA Football League 2018 –  A Weekend to Celebrate Diversity through Sport

IDIA organised its 5th annual IDIA #Football League on 6-7 Oct 2018. It started with a fun IFL Night with performances by @AditiRamesh9 and @PoojaNatarajan.
Both days of IFL witnessed nail biting matches as 16 teams were head on for the coveted IFL Cup.

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IFL is Back, And it’s Bigger and Better

By on Oct 5, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

IFL is Back, And it’s Bigger and Better

IDIA Football League (IFL) is back!!

This year marks the fifth-year anniversary of this unique event.

An event that promotes diversity in legal education.  IFL is IDIA’s annual fundraising football tournament in Mumbai that brings together legal professionals to compete on the football field. Funds raised from the league are used for promoting legal education of students from underprivileged backgrounds. It is now a popular league among legal professionals that is conceptualized based on sport’s ability to nurture diversity in the society.

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IDAP Interview Series: Interview XVI with Isaac Lidsky

By on Jul 30, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

IDAP Interview Series: Interview XVI with Isaac Lidsky

This IDAP interview features Isaac Lidsky, a former clerk for US Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He is also the founder of various startups and nonprofits, graduate of Harvard (cum laude), and New York Times best-selling author of his book ‘Eyes Wide Open’. 

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Call for Applications – Public Interest Fellow

By on Jun 8, 2018 in Blog, Jobs | 0 comments

Call for Applications – Public Interest Fellow

Since its inception, P-PIL has taken up a number of notable public interest causes, the latest being the filing of a public interest petition before the Delhi High Court taking the government to task for various data breaches related to the Aadhaar database and seeking compensation. P-PIL hired its first public interest fellow earlier this year. And is now looking to hire the second fellow. The Fellow will be tasked with all of P-PIL’s major activities and will play a critical role in shaping its future. The applicant should be a law graduate and should be passionate about public interest litigation and advocacy. Prior experience in dispute resolution/litigation is desirable, but not mandatory. 2018 graduates are welcome to apply.

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Lessons from the Legal Rebel: Lainey Feingold on Structured Negotiation

By on May 22, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Lessons from the Legal Rebel: Lainey Feingold on Structured Negotiation

Leading disability rights lawyer Lainey Feingold wanted to solve problems differently. Rather than the skeptical and distrusting demeanour she feels some American law schools still cultivate amongst their students, Lainey advocates for cooperation, patience, kindness, optimism, and equanimity in her legal practice. She believes that in nearly every field, people are yearning to solve problems without conflict.

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Guest Lecture on Ambedkar Jayanti, 2018 – ‘Will the Dalits Survive?’

By on May 2, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Guest Lecture on Ambedkar Jayanti, 2018 – ‘Will the Dalits Survive?’

My name is Trilok Chand and I am proud to be an IDIA scholar. Recently, we organized a lecture on “Will the Dalit Survive?” to commemorate Ambedkar Jayanti 2018 at National Law University, Odisha (“NLUO”). The lecture was delivered by Dr. P.G. Jogdand, a renowned sociologist, and retired Dean – Faculty of Arts, University of Mumbai. Here is an account of this though-provoking event!!

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