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  • Litigating Freedom: The Battle to Overturn Sect...

    11 November 2019 (Mon) , 7pm
    At Yale-NUS College Performance Hall

    Dr Menaka Guruswamy is a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India. Through her litigation practice, she has successfully brought reform of the bureaucracy in the country, defended federal legislation that mandates that all private schools admit disadvantaged children, and most recently overturned section 377, the colonial-era law that crimi...

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  • Revolution at the Limits of Law: Ideology, Juri...

    17 October 2019 (Thu) , 12nn-1pm (Lunch will be provided)
    At Classroom 16

    This talk will examine the confluence of law, ideology, and social change based on a long-term ethnographic study of Bolivia (2006-2016), in which the various forms and discourses of law were mobilized in innovative yet often contradictory ways by a self-proclaimed revolutionary state. In doing so, the talk will develop the concept of “strategic...

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