Legal Start up by Law Students, LatestLaws.in Achieves Unprecedented Feat
The era of start-ups in India has caught the imagination of all the young minds. Legal field is also undergoing digital revolution. Students who are pursuing law as a career are speer heading decimation of legal knowledge & news by creating digital data base and social media platforms & websites for giving free access of the same to the masses.
Amongst the pioneers of digitisation in the legal arena are two law students Divyansh Hanu Rathi 4th year USLLS, I.P. University & Riya Rathi 1st year VIPS, I.P. University who took foray into legal journalism with their website LatestLaws.in. The siblings belong to 3rd generation of a family of Judges and Lawyers.
LatestLaws.in, is one of the leading law websites in India which provides the user with daily legal updates, legal articles, free downloadable database of all Central and State Bare Acts, Supreme Court Judgements Law Commission of India Reports and much more.
LatestLaw.in has recently achieved the feat of 1 Lakh+ Facebook Followers. It coincided with launching of their Android Mobile App on Google Play Store which has already become a rage amongst Law students, advocates, Judges & general public. The app has achieved 10,000+ downloads. It is the highest rated Law App on the Play Store because it is the only app which not only provide 50+ bare acts offline but carries legal news updates, articles, blogs & day to day reporting of Supreme court judgements. The IOS App will be launching shortly on the Apple App Store.
The website has its presence on other social media platforms like Google+, LinkedIn, Tumbler, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube to name a few.
The website has a Unique Section titled as “Did You Know?” which provides for non-legal yet interesting and relevant updates about the happenings all over the world.
The latest case law section of the website reports daily Supreme Court Judgements with headnotes with direct back linking with Supreme Court of India Servers.
The legal articles section of the website contains numerous article by Supreme Court and high court judges apart from eminent jurists on varied topics.
One of the Sections which would benefit the aspiring law students is Legal Education wherein the website provides a list of all the Law Colleges situated in India as well as Overseas Law Colleges. The Legal Education Sections also provides for relevant information regarding the Law School Entrance Exams like AILET, CLAT, CET, LSAT etc. This Section highlights the Careers in Law a person can pursue after completing graduating in Law.
For the Judicial services Aspirants, there is Judicial Service Exam Notice Board where they can look for the upcoming updates on Judicial Service Exams. To assist the budding Judges the website provides free downloadable previous year Question papers of the Judicial Service Exams of the various States.
The Website provides for State wise list of the Bar Councils and Bar Associations as well as International Bar Associations like Custom and International Trade Bar Association for the purpose of convenience of the legal professionals.
The Law Library Section of LatestLaws.in is divided into 4 parts which contain the following:
1. Legal Documents
This provides a broad list of the various types of legal documents like Affidavits, Agreements Application for Child Custody, Arbitration Agreements, Bonds Civil Court Forms, Criminal Court Forms, Wills etc. It also provides for sample of each type of form in free downloadable format for ease of the user.
2. Law Commission of India Reports
This provides for list of all the LCI Reports from the oldest to the latest in easy downloadable PDF format.
3. Legal Dictionary
Provides for the most comprehensive and authoritative Black’s Legal Dictionary in free downloadable format.
4. Legal Maxims
This section provides the list of most used legal maxims in the legal field.
Another highlight of the website is “Law Worldwide” wherein the information regarding the functioning of the legal systems in different countries like United States, United Kingdom, China, Japan, Denmark, Italy and many more is detailed.