Volume 16(1) Published

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 Board of Advisors 
Hilary Charlesworth
Sankaran Krishna
Dipesh Chakraborthy
Nivedita Menon
H. Rajan Sharma
Sitaram Kakarala
Sanjoy Hazarika
Tejaswini Niranjana
Sudhir Krishnaswamy
Fiona A. Kumari Campbell
Upendra Baxi

Faculty Advisor
Rashmi Venkatesan

Socio-Legal Review (SLR) is a bi-annual, open access, student-edited, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal run by the students of National Law School of India University, Bangalore, and published by the Eastern Book Company (EBC). First published in 2005 with the help of a grant from the Modern Law Review, SLR has carried articles by luminaries in the legal and social fields, including Roger Cotterrell, W.T. Murphy, Werner Menski, Asghar Ali Engineer, Pratiksha Baxi and Gina Heathcote.

SLR has also been cited by the Supreme Court of India multiple times. The article ‘Identity and Identification: The Individual in the Time of Networked Governance,’ Nishant Shah, Vol. 11(2) Socio-Legal Review, (2015) has been cited in Justice Chandrachud’s dissent in  Justice KS Puttaswamy and Anr v. Union of India and Ors (2018). SLR has also been cited by Justice Indu Malhotra and Justice Chandrachud in their respective opinions in Joseph Shine v. Union of India (2018). The article cited is ‘The Good, the Bad, and the Adulterous: Criminal Law and Adultery in India’, Abhinav Sekri, Vol. 10(1) Socio-Legal Review, (2014).

Chief Editor
Srobona Ghosh Dastidar
Deputy Chief Editor
Jwalika Balaji
Anchal Bhatheja
Anmol Kohli
Apoorva Nangia
Avantika Tewari
Chetan R
Riddhi RS
Sanyukta Fauzdar

Administrative Editor

Krishna Natesan

Technical Editor

Balamugunth J

Line Editors

Kartik Garg

Saumya Singh

Manas Agarwal

Ritu Bhatia

Supreme Court Mentions


  • Hon'ble Justice D.Y. Chandrachud cites SLR in his dissent in the landmark Aadhar judgment (Justice KS Puttaswamy and Anr v. Union of India and Ors). He cites the article authored by Nishant Shah titled 'Identity and Identification: The Individual in the Time of Networked Governance'. Access the article here

  • Hon'ble Justice Indu Malhotra and Hon'ble Justice D.Y. Chandrachud cite Abhinav Sekhri's article from Vol. 10 of SLR in the seminal judgment on Adultery (Joseph Shine v. Union of India). Access the article here.

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