- Apprentice Lawyer
The Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) of OP Jindal Global University (JGU) has appointed 14 National and International legal luminaries as "Distinguished Fellows and Eminent Jurists."
The designation comes as a recognition of the appointees' contribution to the advancement of law and justice.
List of the Distinguished Fellows and Eminent Jurists include:
Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales (NSW) & Retired President, NSW Court of Appeal, Australia
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
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
Justice Michael D Wilson, Judge, Supreme Court of Hawai’i, USA
The designates hail from prominent Universities and National and International organisations. Some of the appointees are independent legal practitioners.
A press release on this development describes the appointments as "an unprecedented opportunity for the students of JGLS to gain and learn from the experience and knowledge of inspiring individuals in the field of law".
Speaking on the appointments, Professor (Dr) Rajkumar commented,
"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."