Citation: 12(2) JILS (2021)

Foreword by Professor Kalpana Kannabiran

Editorial Note by Alex Koshy


The Inscription of Technology in Life: Biotechnology and the Changing Architecture of Property & Rights (Part I in a two paper series) by Rajshree Chandra 

The Inscription of Law in Life: Intellectual Property and commodification of Life (Part II in a two paper series) by Rajshree Chandra

The Pillars of Nero: Professionally Imposed Barriers to Legal Awareness and Solutions to them by Rishabh Jain & Somanshu Shukla 

Privacy through the Ages: India’s Privacy Jurisprudence in Gender and Sexuality Rights by Torsha Sarkar

Land, Laws and Loss in Kashmir by Ipsita Chakravarty 


Abusive Constitutional Borrowing: The Latest Legal Iteration of a Political Crisis by Rehan Abeyratne 

Fortifying Liberal Constitutional Democracy in our Times: Reflections on ‘Abusive Constitutional Borrowings’ by Arun K. Thiruvengadam 

Abusive Borrowing in Asia? A Reply to Commentators by Rosalind Dixon & David Landau 


War by Atul Alexander & Sanyam Jha 

Saving the News: Why the Constitution Calls for Government Action to Preserve Freedom of Speech  by Shameek Sen