Our Team

Editors

Vikram Raghavan

Vikram Raghavan

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Vikram Raghavan holds degrees from NLSIU, Bangalore (1997) and New York University (1998). He has worked as an attorney at O’Melveny & Myers, an international law firm and is currently a Lead Counsel at the World Bank. His areas of interest include constitutional law and international law. He has published widely and most recently edited a book titled ‘Supreme Court of India: The Beginnings’ by George H. Gadbois Jr.

Aparna Chandra

Aparna Chandra

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Aparna is an Assistant Professor of Law and Research Director, Centre for Constitutional Law, Policy and Governance at the National Law University, Delhi. Aparna received her LL.M and JSD degrees from Yale Law School in 2007 and 2013, respectively. She was a Lillian Goldman Scholar at Yale Law School from 2010-2012. Her doctoral dissertation (under the supervision of Judith Resnik and guidance of Bruce Ackerman and Alec Stone Sweet) examined the role of international law in domestic constitutional adjudication, with a primary focus on the Indian Supreme Court.

Anup Surendranath

Anup Surendranath

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Anup teaches Constitutional Law at NLU Delhi and is also Director of the Centre on the Death Penalty, which currently comprises the Death Penalty Litigation Clinic and the Death Penalty Research Project. He was invited by Chief Justice RM Lodha (as he then was) in May 2014 to serve as the Deputy Registrar (Research) in the Supreme Court and was on deputation to the Supreme Court until August 2015. The only other instance of an academic being invited to the Supreme Court for a similar assignment was almost 30 years ago, in the late 80s, under Chief Justice PN Bhagwati. He holds B.A.,LL.B. (Hons.) from NALSAR and has to his credit BCL, M.Phil and D.Phil from the University of Oxford.

Arun Thiruvengadam

Arun Thiruvengadam

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Arun Thiruvengadam holds degrees in law from the National Law School, Bangalore and the New York University School of Law. Between 1995-97, he served as a Law-clerk-cum-research-assistant to the Chief Justice of India, Justice A.M. Ahmadi. He has published widely and most recently authored a book titled ‘The Constitution of India: A Contextual Analysis’ (2018).

Nick Robinson

Nick Robinson

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Nick is a Lecturer in Political Science at Yale University and a Schell Visiting Human Rights Fellow at Yale Law School. He has extensively studied and researched various aspects of legal profession and judicial administration in India. After graduating from Yale Law School in 2006, he spent seven years in South Asia, clerking for Chief Justice Sabharwal of the Indian Supreme Court, and working at Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) in New Delhi on rights litigation involving water and health. He has also taught law at National Law School-Bangalore, Lahore University Management Sciences, and Jindal Global Law School.

Venkat Venkatesan

Venkat Venkatesan

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Venkatesan is a journalist with a long experience of writing and commenting on political and legal matters. His book ‘Constitutional Conundrums: Challenges to India’s Democratic Process’ has been published by LexisNexis in 2014. The book, mostly written before the 2014 general elections, has an Afterword written after the declaration of results. He serves as a Senior Editor with the magazine ‘Frontline’.

Vasujith Ram

Vasujith Ram

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Vausjith is currently an LL.M. Candidate at Harvard Law School and is serving as a Research Assistant to Professor Stephen E. Shay. He has published widely and most recently co-edited a book titled ‘Supreme Court of India: The Beginnings’ by George H. Gadbois Jr. Notalby he has also co-athored a book with legal luminary Marc Galanter on the theme of suo-moto exercise of jurisdiction by Indian courts.

Student Committee

Parika Kamra

Parika Kamra

Student Editor in Chief
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Parika is a fourth year student of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. Her areas of interest include Constitutional Law and Public Policy. She is also an editor of NALSAR Student Law Review.

Lovish Garg

Lovish Garg

Student Editor in Chief
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Lovish is is a 4th-year law student at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad and member of the NALSAR Public Policy Group. He writes on issues of human rights and legislative actions. He also serves as an editor with the NALSAR International Law Journal.

Abhijeet Singh Rawaley

Abhijeet Singh Rawaley

Student Sub-Editor
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Abhijeet is a third-year candidate pursuing his graduation at NALSAR, Hyderabad. He is also associated with Nyaya Forum for Courtroom Lawyering, a first of its kind student-led think tank focusing on research and advocacy around legal profession and judicial administration. He writes on diverse issues and is currently an editor for Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law.

Namratha Murugeshan

Namratha Murugeshan

Student Sub-Editor
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Namratha is a third year law student at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. Her interests entail Public Policy, Constitutional Law and Philosophy. As a law student, she believes that it her obligation to use her knowledge towards furthering social change and social justice.

Hardik Subedi

Hardik Subedi

Student Sub-Editor
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Hardik is a third-year student at NALSAR University of Law with immense interest in environmental and human rights law. He takes active interest in studying comparative constitutional law with a particular focus on Nepal’s constitutional origins.

Vidushi Sanghadia

Vidushi Sanghadia

Student Sub-Editor
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Vidushi is a fourth year student of law at NALSAR, Hyderabad. She takes a keen interest in public international law, with a specific focus on international humanitarian law, refugee law, and human rights.

Benjamin Vanlalvena

Benjamin Vanlalvena

Technical Editor
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Benjamin is currently a student of law at NALSAR. He has an interest in Free Speech Jurisprudence, Tech Law, Minority Rights and Philosophy. He is a former editor of the NALSAR TechLawForum and played a key role in its transition from a Blog to the NALSAR sub-domain (available at: techlawforum.nalsar.ac.in). He is currently the technical editor for this website. He also maintains the website of DEVISE – Developing Inclusive Education (available at: devise.org.in).
Vivek Mukherjee

Vivek Mukherjee

Faculty Co-ordinator
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Vivek completed his Bachelor’s degree in Law from NLIU, Bhopal in 2015 and further pursued his LLM from NLSIU, Bangalore (2016). It was during these years that he worked as a teaching assistant under Prof. M.P. Singh and Prof. M.K. Ramesh, that created an affinity towards teaching, ultimately bringing him to Justice City. International and Environmental laws are his areas of interest. Exploring these laws vis-à-vis the locale of agriculture in India, is what he is currently working on for his doctoral thesis.

Bhavisha Sharma

Bhavisha Sharma

Student Reporter
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Bhavisha Sharma is a second-year student at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. She is a member of the Organizing Committee of NYAYA Courtroom Forum for Lawyering and is greatly interested in Constitutional law and Human Rights Law. She aspires to work in the field of Woman Rights in future.
Gayatri Gupta

Gayatri Gupta

Student Reporter
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Gayatri Gupta is a 2nd year student at NALSAR University of Law. She has an interest in Human Rights Law and is an avid reader of medico-legal jurisprudence.
Chittkrishna Thakkar

Chittkrishna Thakkar

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Chittkrishna Thakkar is a 2nd year student at NALSAR University of Law. He has a keen interest in Constitutional and Human Rights Law and seeks to pursue litigation after law school
Vishal Rakhecha

Vishal Rakhecha

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Vishal Rakhecha is a second-year student at NALSAR. He is deeply passionate about Technology and Cyber law. He also has a specific interest in the fields of Constitutional Law and Competition Law.