JurisOpen Network Publishing

JurisOpen Network Publishing is bringing authority to free legal research & scholarship and set to become an open access knowledge repository service for people who cannot afford high-quality legal research facilities.

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Use JurisOpen to openly publish your original and unpublished legal research in expert oversight.

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Read our Expert Interview with Professor Shamnad Basheer

Professor Basheer: “We must foster effective quality control mechanisms so that open access publications comprise data and scholarship of the highest quality and integrity — that’s critical to the academic endeavour." Read More.

March 15, 2018

Authenticating Open Access: “We must put in more rigour into the kind and quality of publications that come out through open access projects…” says Professor Shamnad Basheer, Founder, SpicyIP blog

Many topical and emerging questions surround the current state and future of open access scholarly publishing in law and related disciplines. To answer some of these questions, JurisOpen interviewed Professor (Dr) Shamnad Basheer — a globally recognized intellectual property law expert based in Bangalore, India who has demonstrated his incessant commitment to democratizing the law, particularly intellectual property law, through his blog — SpicyIP. He has also sought to foster access to legal education by enabling underprivileged

March 15, 2018

Is the Law really public?

Laws are made public only to legitimise the adoption and continuance of justice systems and judicial practices in any democratic statehood, yet the legal information market has managed to become a multi-billion-dollar industry. So, what is this “legal information”? The state officially recognises the term to include the legislations promulgated by its designated legislative bodies, the administrative rules and regulations framed by its executive agencies and the rulings rendered by its justice dispensation authorities. Under any democratic

Meet our Advisors

Malcolm A. Clarke | Professor Emeritus, Commercial Contract Law, St. Johns’ College, University of Cambridge (UK)
Malcolm A. Clarke | Professor Emeritus, Commercial Contract Law, St. Johns’ College, University of Cambridge (UK)
Ajar Rab | Partner, Rab & Rab Associates, Dehradun (India) & International Policy Consultant, Lexidale
Ajar Rab | Partner, Rab & Rab Associates, Dehradun (India) & International Policy Consultant, Lexidale
Kumar Askand Pandey | Associate Professor (Law), Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (India)
Kumar Askand Pandey | Associate Professor (Law), Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (India)
Suhas Sagar | Lecturer in Tax, The Hague University of Applied Sciences (the Netherlands)
Suhas Sagar | Lecturer in Tax, The Hague University of Applied Sciences (the Netherlands)
Gargi Chakrabarti | Associate Professor (Law) & Coordinator, MHRD-IPR Chair, National Law University, Jodhpur (India)
Gargi Chakrabarti | Associate Professor (Law) & Coordinator, MHRD-IPR Chair, National Law University, Jodhpur (India)
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