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JGLS Appoints National & International Legal Luminaries As Distinguished Fellows & Eminent Jurists

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26 Aug 2020 6:21 AM GMT
JGLS Appoints National & International Legal Luminaries As Distinguished Fellows & Eminent Jurists
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The Jindal Global Law School has made history by appointing several National and International legal luminaries as Distinguished Fellows and Eminent Jurists. This is in addition to the ten distinguished Senior Advocates of the Supreme Court who have been appointed as the Honorary Adjunct Professors of Law and Distinguished Professors of Legal Practice at JGLS; and 12 Corporate Law...

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The Jindal Global Law School has made history by appointing several National and International legal luminaries as Distinguished Fellows and Eminent Jurists.

This is in addition to the ten distinguished Senior Advocates of the Supreme Court who have been appointed as the Honorary Adjunct Professors of Law and Distinguished Professors of Legal Practice at JGLS; and 12 Corporate Law Firm Partners who have been appointed as Honorary Adjunct Professors of Law & Professors of Corporate Legal Practice.

As per a press release issued in this behalf, JGLS has appointed 5 distinguished former and present judges, 8 outstanding academics from leading universities and international organizations and a Senior Advocate practicing across 4 continents. They are:

  • Ms. Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales (NSW) & Retired President, NSW Court of Appeal, Australia
  • Mr. Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Judge, International Court of Justice (ICJ), The Hague & Former Judge, Supreme Court of India, India
  • Professor (Dr.) Roger Hood, Emeritus Professor of Criminology, Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College & Former Director, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford, UK
  • Professor Sital Kalantry, Clinical Professor of Law, Cornell Law School & Faculty Director, Cornell India Law Centre (CILC), Cornell University, USA
  • Professor (Dr.) Jayanth K. Krishnan, Milt and Judi Stewart Professor of Law & Director, Milt & Judi Stewart Center on the Global Legal Profession, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, USA
  • Professor (Dr.) Stephen P. Marks, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights, Harvard University, USA
  • Ms. Justice Sabrina S. McKenna, Judge, Supreme Court of Hawaii, USA
  • Professor Lauren Kay Robel, Val Nolan Professor of Law, Provost, Indiana University – Bloomingdale, & Executive Vice President, Indiana University, USA
  • Professor Peter H. Schuck, Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law, Yale Law School, Yale University, USA
  • Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India & Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, India
  • Professor Kellye Y. Testy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Law School Admission Council (LSAC) & Former Dean & Professor of Law, School of Law, University of Washington, USA
  • Dr. Justice Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, Judge President, East African Court of Justice, Arusha, Tanzania & Former Dean, School of Law, University of Rwanda, Rwanda
  • Professor David B. Wilkins, Lester Kissel Professor of Law, Director, Center on the Legal Profession & Vice Dean, Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, USA
  • Mr. Justice Michael D. Wilson, Judge, Supreme Court of Hawaii, USA

The acclaimed Fellows and Jurists hail from some of the best universities and most prominent national and international organisations, some also being independent legal practitioners. They will strengthen and augment the understanding of study and research in law and contribute to promoting innovations in legal education and institution building at Jindal Global Law School, the press note states.


Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University and Dean, Jindal Global Law School said, "As part of their intellectual contribution, the Distinguished Fellows & Eminent Jurists will engage with the students and faculty of JGLS in various ways. Some of the Fellows will be teaching full courses at JGLS and contribute to the development of research centres and other knowledge sharing initiatives, including research projects. The Fellows will also contribute a publication to the Jindal Global Law Review and deliver a 'Distinguished Public Lecture' on the subject of their choice for the students and faculty members of JGU."

"The appointment of thought leaders in law as Distinguished Fellows and Eminent Jurists at Jindal Global Law School is an expression of the school's desire to achieve higher levels of excellence. Their association will give JGLS the finest ideas at all levels of its functioning, as the School aspires to become world-class" said, Professor (Dr.) Sreejith, Executive Dean, Jindal Global Law School.

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