Contributors

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DEEPSHIKHA AGARWAL

Dr. Deepshikha Agarwal is Professor at the University School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Dwarka. 

Her recent publications include Bearing the Brunt of Intentional Criminalization: An Unending Story of Stigma and Dilemma of the DNT in India (2018), The Politics of Witch Hunting, and Keeping Traditions Alive through Traditional Practitioners: A  Case Study of Murias of Bastar (2017)

Dr. Agarwal can be reached at 

deepshikha_agarwal@yahoo.com

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NIRA RAMACHANDRAN

Dr. Nira Ramachandran is currently an independent researcher and consultant based at Gurgaon, India. As ICSSR Senior Fellow at the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi, her research centred on accelerating improvement in nutrition outcomes, subsequently published as ‘Persisting Undernutrition in India: Causes, Consequences and Possible Solutions’ (Springer 2014).

 

Her interest areas include food security, nutrition, gender, and environmental issues. She has provided consultancy to a number of International organizations including the FAO, UN World Food Programme, UNICEF and The World Bank.


She holds a Ph D from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi and has also been trained abroad. She has worked at some of the leading universities and research Institutions in India including the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, Bangalore University, Delhi University and the LBS National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, the premier training institute for the Indian Administrative Services, where she was Coordinator, Centre for Sustainable Development. She has lectured extensively and conducted training programmes in the areas of food security, environmental sustainability, primary education, research methodology and project management techniques. She has to her credit several articles in peer reviewed journals as well as a number of books.

Dr. Ramachandran can be reached at 

nira_ramachandran@hotmail.com

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SAUMYAJIT RAY

Dr. Saumyajit Ray is Faculty at Centre for Canadian, US and Latin American Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

 

Author, America’s Common Bond: Why English should be the Official Language of the United States

Dr. Ray can be reached at

ray.saumyajit@gmail.com 

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NUPUR CHOWDHURY 

Dr. Nupur Chowdhury is Assistant Professor of Law at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi, India. She completed her B.A. (Hons.) in Political Science (LSR, Delhi University); LL.B. from (Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law) Delhi University, LL.M. in International and European Law, University of Amsterdam and PhD in Law and Regulation from University of Twente, Netherlands. Prior to this she was an Assistant Professor at the Jindal Global Law School and Associate Fellow at the Resources and Global Security Division, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). 

 

She teaches courses on Political Science, Constitutional History, Research Methodology, Environmental law and Law and Technology. She has undertaken research projects in natural resources law, environment impact assessment, health regulation and regulation of emerging technologies. She is a member of the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law and of the TERI Institutional Ethics Committee.  

 

Nupur can be reached at 

nupurchow@gmail.com

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SANJIVINI RAINA

Sanjivini Raina is currently Assistant Professor at Law Centre-I, University of Delhi. She has fifteen years plus experience of teaching graduate and post graduate students.

Her area of interests are Intellectual Property Law, Competition Law and Mercantile Law. Her thesis was on the “Interface Between IPR and Competition Laws with Special Reference on Pharmaceutical Patenting in India” 

 

She did her Ph.D.  and  LL.M. from the Faculty of Law, J.M.I securing first rank with gold medal. She also has done postgraduate diploma in Cyber and Internet Related Laws from Indian Law Institute with special merit award. She has presented her work at national and international conferences and also delivered special invitee lecturers at Delhi Judicial Academy, Indian Law Institute, Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Haryana Institute of Public Administration and VV Giri National Labour Institute. She has authored various articles in journal and contributed chapters in books.  

Sanjivini can be reached at -

sanjiviniraina@gmail.com 

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JUPI GOGOI

Dr. Jupi Gogoi is Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. She completed her LL.M. from Indian Law Institute with specialisation in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Human Rights Law and her Ph.D. from Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) on the topic “The Protection of Agricultural and Natural Goods under the GI Act, 1999: A Socio-Legal Study with Special Reference to the State of Assam”. Before joining University of Delhi in 2018, she worked as Assistant Professor in the Indian Law Institute for six years.

 

Her areas of interest are IPR and Human Rights Law. She has made many academic contributions in critical areas of law and her writings have found place in reputed journals including CSIR-Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, Annual Survey of Indian Law, Indian Law Review, Banaras Law Journal etc., newpapers like The Hindu, Assam Tribune as well as blogs like Spicyip(the leading IPR blog in India) . She has also co-edited a book on ‘IPR and Human Rights with Special Emphasis on India’ (Indian Law Institute Publications, New Delhi, 2018).

 

Jupi can be reached at 

jupi.gogoi.llm@gmail.com 

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MOHAMMAD UMAR 

Mohammad Umar teaches as an Assistant Professor of Law at Bennett University, Greater Noida. He is also the founder advisor to the Weeramantry Centre for Peace, Justice and International Law. He has published in areas like technology transfer and TRIPS, regulation of fake news, illicit wildlife trade, human rights, the interface of trade environment, UN Peacekeeping, gender and personal law etc.

 

Umar has been an invitee at several reputed institutions such as the London School of Economics and Political Science, HNLU, NUALS, Indian Society of International Law, Aligarh Muslim University, Indian Law Institute, Jamia Millia Islamia & SLS, CUSAT. Currently, he is also the Co-Investigator in the research project concerning Access to Copyrighted Works for Visually Impaired Persons.--

Umar can be reached at mdumar2417@gmail.com

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REEVA GUJRAL SINGHAL

Reeva Gujral Singhal graduated from School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi and has been enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi since 2007. Ms. Reeva Gujral Singhal joined JS Law Chambers after gaining experience in litigation and advisory work from prestigious law chambers and law firms. She has worked with Ms. Pinky Anand, AG, Sr. Advocate, Supreme Court of India and M/s Fox Mandal and Co. she regularly appears before the Supreme Court of India, High Courts and District Courts of various States, Tribunals and Commissions such as NCDRC, State / District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission and Forums – Delhi, DRT, DRAT and has also represented clients in various Arbitration proceedings.

She has advised, drafted and assisted clients in matters pertaining to Special Leave Petitions, Writ Petitions, Transfer Petitions, Contempt Petitions, Review Petitions, Quashing Petitions, Letters Patent Appeals, Petitions for winding up of Company, Appeals (Original and Second), Civil Miscellaneous Applications and Criminal Miscellaneous Applications for grant and cancellation of bail, etc., Matrimonial cases, various Petitions under the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, Legal notices and Criminal, Unfair Trade Practice and Restrictive Trade Practice Complaints, Consumer Complaints and Revision Petitions. She provides general advisory in matters pertaining to Aviation Law, Environment Laws, Employment Laws, Insurance Laws, Family Law and has provided General Corporate Services pertaining to Legal Due Diligence, Trademark / Copyright registration, drafting/vetting of commercial agreements, lease deeds, NDAs, MoUs.

Specialties -  Civil Commercial / Criminal Litigation, Drafting & Vetting of Commercial Contracts/Deeds/NDAs/MoUs, Trademark & Copyright Registration, Real Estate/Property, Legal Due Diligence. She has court exposure in all District Courts in Delhi, NCDRC, DRT, DRAT, CAT, ITAT, TDSAT, Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of India.

Reeva can be reached at: reevagujral@gmail.com

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NIDHI SRIVASTAVA 

Nidhi Srivastava is a PhD Scholar at the Energy Studies Programme, SIS, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

 

She obtained B.A. (Hons.) in English Literature (Miranda House, Delhi University); LL.B. (Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, Delhi University); and LL.M. in Energy and Environmental Law (Catholic University (KU) Leuven, Belgium).

 

Nidhi has over ten years of experience of legal and policy research on issues relating to environment, natural resources, energy, technology regulation, and sustainability. Nidhi has worked with institutes such as The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Centre for Environmental Law, WWF India. Thereafter, she has been a freelance legal researcher and consultant. She is also a guest faculty at the Centre for Post Graduate Legal Studies, TERI School of Advanced Studies and Honorary Fellow at Centre for Multilevel Federalism. She is a member of IUCN Commission on Environmental Law.

 

Nidhi can be reached at

nidhisrivastava.work@gmail.com

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RAM DULARI PATEL

Ram Dulari Patel is a research scholar at Human Rights Studies Programme/ School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She is currently working on her thesis "Redressal Mechanism under the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women; A study of the Efficacy of the Optional Protocol".

Ram Dulari has done her M.Phil on "Inter-Governmental Negotiations at the United Nations General Assembly on the Security Council Reform; 2008-15" from the Center for the International Politics, Organisation & Disarmament (CIPOD), School of International Studies, JNU. 

Ram Dulari Patel can be reached at 

kavita.patel9000@gmail.com

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KIRAT SODHI

Kirat has done her M.A in Philosophy from the University of Delhi. Her areas of research interest include gender studies and environmental justice. She has also worked on Sartre’s Existentialism, John Rawl’s Theory of Justice, and selected works of Alan Turing.

 

She has nine years of experience as a Content Creator with leading organizations including MyGov, Ixigo etc. She is currently a Freelance Content Creator and Editor.

Kirat can be reached at 

kirat.sodhi3@gmail.com 

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ANANDITA YADAV

Anandita Yadav is a lawyer and has been guest faculty at Delhi Metropolitan Education Law School in the past. She completed her LL.B. from Delhi University and subsequently LL.M. from Indian Law Institute, Delhi. Her interest in theory and jurisprudence stems from her graduate degree in political science whereas criminal law, criminology and comparative studies are some of her other areas of specialisation.  

 

Presently, her doctoral thesis on 'hate speech' has been submitted that seeks to rationalise the contested concept. As a legal researcher, her publications in leading journals and books cover a myriad range of legal issues including that of hate speech.  

Anandita can be reached at 

ananditay@gmail.com

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ASWIN GRACE

Aswin Grace is is a research scholar at Human Rights Studies Programme, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Aswin can be reached at 

aswin_grace@yahoo.com 

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MANAVI RHYTHM

Manavi Rhythm is currently pursuing her Master’s in International Relations and Area Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She has done her graduation in Political Science from Delhi University. Her areas of interest include gender, human rights, minorities, political economy.

 

Manavi can be reached at manavijnu@gmail.com.

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ARYAMANN OBEROI

 

Aryamann Oberoi is a fourth year law student- BBA-LLB (Hons.) at School of Law, Bennett University, Greater Noida. His areas of interest include Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions. 

 

Aryamann can be reached at: ao7930@bennett.edu.in

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SANSKRITI MEHTA

Sanskriti Mehta is currently pursuing fourth year of BBA-LLB (Hons.) from School of Law, Bennett University, Greater Noida. Her areas of interest include Corporate laws, Capital Markets and M&A.

Sanskriti can be reached at: sm3354@bennett.edu.in